Tag Archives: Whitehorse Road

Whitehorse Road Dominican restaurant wins national award

Sabor Dominicano, on Croydon’s Whitehorse Road, has been named Best Latin American Eatery at the UK Caribbean Food Awards. The awards for this fast-growing industry – now worth more than £100million – have been set up in association with Just … Continue reading

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‘Bus stop arrest’ constable placed under criminal investigation

A Met Police constable is being investigated for potential criminal offences related to racially aggravated assault and false imprisonment following the controversial arrest in Croydon in July of a black woman when she had a valid ticket to travel on … Continue reading

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TfL suspended all ticket inspections after black mum’s arrest

EXCLUSIVE: It was ‘off the buses’ for London’s ticket inspectors for a week after the flashpoint when a black mum was handcuffed in front of her child on Whitehorse Road, while the police watchdog is appealling for witnesses Transport for … Continue reading

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No injuries after blaze damages three flats on Whitehorse Road

The public was asked to evacuate part of Whitehorse Road last night, as the road was shut off while around 60 firefighters tackled a blaze at a five-storey block of flats. More than 80 people in the flats were impacted … Continue reading

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Whitehorse Road house fire under investigation by Brigade

A fire at a house in South Norwood this morning which led to a man being taken to hospital is under investigation by the emergency services. Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters tackled a house fire on Whitehorse Lane. … Continue reading

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Whitehorse Road and its ‘critical’ bees to get an upgrade

The council has decided to spend the bulk of a £85,000 government grant on “updating” Whitehorse Road Recreation Ground in Selhurst. The Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities provided the modest amount of funding to improve parks and green … Continue reading

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Planning’s latest nadir as Olde Clocktower pub is demolished

Croydon has lost another community pub in what the local beer campaign group has described as an act of “blatant vandalism” after Ye Olde Clocktower on the corner of the busy Whitehorse Road and Union Road was demolished without any … Continue reading

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Council’s prestige £6.5m youth project opening gets delayed

Four years after they announced the project in a flurry of mutual back-slapping, the council’s leadership has gone quiet as the Legacy Youth Zone has missed its deadline, reports KEN LEE There has been an unusual, for him, silence from … Continue reading

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