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Doctors' groups say the current system is not fit for purpose and requires "fundamental" reform.

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He lands in Vancouver to be reunited with his wife as they prepare for a life away from royal duties.

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What we can expect in the trial starting on Tuesday, from the key players to unusual rules in place.

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Jane was 17 when she was attacked by "drunk and brutal" men who said they were part of a rugby team.

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Chiplyn Burton was denied entry back into the UK after a trip to Jamaica in the 1970s.

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Roads are dominating new housing developments, a report says, despite more people wanting to drive less.

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Authorities say two cases of infection in Guangdong were a result of human-to-human transmission.

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Offenders will face more time in jail as "hard truths" are faced after attacks, the Home Office says.

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The footballer sent a message days before he died saying he did not feel valued by FC Nantes.

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The use of solitary confinement for young offenders is "flawed", the prisons inspectorate finds.

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There was a sustained reduction in abuse for offenders taking part in a pilot scheme, a report says.

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The firm says the new roles will include adding to its team tackling harmful online content.

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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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