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Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the action is needed to protect against the risk of new Covid strains.

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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday evening.

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The R number in the UK is officially estimated at 1.2-1.3 as a further 1,280 deaths are reported.

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First Minister Mark Drakeford says there is "no doubt at all" Covid-19 is spreading in shops.

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Plastic surgeons express shock at the stabbing of "highly respected" Graeme Parks in his home.

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Replacement exam grades are likely to arrive earlier and be decided by teachers and a test.

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Some areas could see freezing temperatures and 5-10cm of snow on Saturday, the Met Office says.

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Donations of plasma from people who have recovered from the virus have been suspended.

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Seriously ill patients are moved almost 300 miles to ease pressure in over-stretched hospitals.

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David Chambers is accused of charging the woman 160 for a bogus jab.

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Epic Games escalates a row over the fees Apple and Google charge app developers.

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As temperatures drop, wintry weather has brought snow, frost and flooding to parts of the UK.

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Community News

Croydon On Flood Alert

Posted by Administrator : Friday 10th January 2014

Since early January a flood alert has been put on Kenley, Purley and parts of Croydon including South Croydon. The Purley area is no stranger to flooding, it endured heavy flooding in 2007 and many residents are preparing for more of the same this year.

Push For Local Apprenticeships

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Croydon council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Croydon based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Croydon community.

What Is Next For Our Local Public House

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 2nd March 2013

THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.

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