Today (1 December) is the final day of Gatwick Airport’s Northern Runway consultation. Gatwick plans to bring its northern runway into routine use for departing aircraft alongside its main runway. The majority of the construction works associated with the airfield are contained within the existing airport boundary...

North End will set the scene for BID’s Croydon Christmas Street Celebration on Saturday 4 December. Residents and visitors can enjoy the festivities from 11am, when Croydon’s Christmas Theatre comes to life with performances throughout the day. Street performers from Covent Garden will also be in attendance...

Chart-topper and Glastonbury headliner Stormzy is hosting a free Christmas party for the borough’s residents. Led by the #Merky Foundation and sponsored by generous donors, A Very #Merky Christmas comes to Fairfield Halls on 3 December, promising fun for the all the family. The festivities include games,...

Chefs Restaurant, the state-of-the-art training restaurant at Croydon College, has re-opened to the public. The facility provides valuable experience for catering and hospitality students, supervised by skilled tutors with many years of industry experience. Chefs Restaurant serves restaurant-quality food, every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 12-2pm, at...

The Greater London Authority has approved plans for a 60-home development on Bensham Lane. The scheme, developed by Oakwood, will see the existing warehouse demolished and replaced with an 11-storey building. Flexible commercial floorspace on the ground floor will also be created as part of the development,...

The Alma Tavern on Lower Addiscombe Road will reopen in the new year. The popular pub has been closed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but work is underway to refurbish the interior and a new licensee will take over the establishment. The renovated watering hole...

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