Tag Archives: Domestic violence

Domestic abuse charity forced to leave its home in Norbury

One of the borough’s hardest working charities, the Cassandra Centre, based off London Road in Norbury, is being forced to move out of Croydon, confronted by rising hire charges and the complete withdrawal of funding from the local council. For … Continue reading

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Time to call out the Army? Croydon’s 22,000 victims of abuse

SUSAN OLIVER is very concerned about levels of domestic violence going on in Croydon, and wants to know why it is not being treated as a major health issue I have looked at the Domestic Violence and Abuse Report produced … Continue reading

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Domestic violence in Croydon up 13.4% in past year

The death of Tia Sharpe was just one murder of a girl or woman in our borough in the past year. LEE WEBSTER highlights a set of crime statistics that should be of grave concern to everyone living and working … Continue reading

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Imagine: wishes for 2013 to see a better, safer Croydon

LEE WEBSTER outlines her new year’s wishes for Croydon – with safety and proper representation top of her list Sorry to burst the bubble of holiday joy, but it’s hard to look forward with too much hope to the coming … Continue reading

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Council has no real answers as Justice Centre’s funds are cut

HAMIDA ALI, right, went to the Town Hall on Monday to ask her first question of councillors. She felt she was insulted and abused There’s growing concern in Croydon about the fate of the Family Justice Centre, one of many … Continue reading

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