Croydon Guardian: Election2014

Labour eye general election glory after Croydon Central gains

Croydon Guardian: Labour's Sarah Jones will challenge incumbent Conservative MP Gavin Barwell for the Croydon Central Seat

10:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Pivotal gains made by Labour on polling day look to have placed the party's candidate for Croydon Central in the driving seat ahead of next year's general election.

Labour top Euro election as Croydon bucks national Ukip trend

Croydon Guardian: New Addington's new councillors Louisa Woodley and Oliver Lewis celebrating with Labour leader Tony Newman.

12:42pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

Labour followed up victory in Croydon's local elections with success in the borough's polls for European Parliament. 

Labour wins Croydon Council

Croydon Guardian: New Addington's new councillors Louisa Woodley and Oliver Lewis celebrating with Labour leader Tony Newman.

9:18am Friday 23rd May 2014

Labour has ousted the Conservatives to take control of Croydon Council after a fiercely fought local election battle.

Live LIVE: Croydon Council election 2014

Croydon Guardian: Voters go to the polls today

11:03pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Follow the race to run Croydon Council live from the count.

Croydon goes to the polls as voters prepare for close local election

Croydon Guardian: Voters go to the polls today

10:30am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Voters across Croydon have begun to go to the polls in today's local and European elections. 

Top 10 outrageous Winston McKenzie moments

Croydon Guardian: Winston McKenzie: no stranger to the limelight

4:00pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

Winston McKenzie's steel-band snub and less-than-flattering comments about Croydon at yesterday's 'carnival' made Ukip the laughing stock of the nation and blew a large hole in his party's local election chances.

VIDEO: UKIP leader Nigel Farage denies 'bottling' Croydon carnival appearance

Croydon Guardian: Nigel Farage said anti-Ukip campaigners did not stop him from coming to Croydon

10:37am Wednesday 21st May 2014

Ukip’s leader Nigel Farage has denied that he ‘bottled’ turning up at a political rally in Croydon yesterday afternoon.

Nigel Farage snubs Croydon because it is 'a dump'

Croydon Guardian: Nigel Farage didn't turn up as expected in Croydon leaving UKIP candidate Winston McKenzie dancing in front of the steel band which soon stopped playing

4:23pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

Nigel Farage failed to turn up at a UKIP rally in Croydon because it is a 'dump' where he was scared to visit in case he got stabbed or shot, according to one of his election candidates.

Steel band booked for Nigel Farage carnival refuse to bang the drum for Ukip

Croydon Guardian: Nigel Farage the media darling

3:31pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

The steel band booked to play Nigel Farage's carnival in Croydon refused to play after learning the show was for UKIP.

UKIP's Nigel Farage bringing carnival to Croydon

Croydon Guardian: Nigel Farage is coming to Croydon this afternoon

10:21am Tuesday 20th May 2014

UKIP leader Nigel Farage will be in Croydon this afternoon drumming up support ahead of tomorrow’s local and European elections.

Election 2014: Is this London's most political street?

Croydon Guardian: Inglis Road in Addiscombe has six candidates fighting for streets across London

5:00am Monday 19th May 2014

Instead of car sharing after council meetings, political hopefuls living in one street could hire a minibus if they all get elected next Thursday.

Election 2014: Croydon parties' manifestos at a glance

Croydon Guardian: YELL CROY Election 2014: How Croydon Town Hall could change

5:30am Friday 16th May 2014

With the local and European elections just a week away, Chris Baynes looks at the council contenders and how town hall could change on May 22. 

Election 2014: Three to watch at next week's Croydon Council election

Croydon Guardian: The Electoral Commission is calling for ‘sustained action now’ in a bid to crack down on voting fraud

5:30am Thursday 15th May 2014

A Pole standing for UKIP, a teenager and the granddaughter of political heavyweight Tony Benn are among those looking for election to Croydon Council next Thursday.

Boris Johnson stops for selfies in Croydon during election campaign tour

Croydon Guardian: Boris meets shoppers in the town centre

4:01pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

Mayor of London Boris Johnson took a stroll in a sun bathed Croydon town centre this afternoon.

Election 2014: The key battlegrounds in Croydon

Croydon Guardian: New Addington is a key ward in this year's elections

10:01am Wednesday 14th May 2014

As the elections draw closer the balance of whether Croydon will remain Conservative or swing to Labour hangs very much on a knife edge.

Voters warned not to take selfies with their ballots

Croydon Guardian: Ballot selfies are popular in the Netherlands - they call them 'stemfies'

11:13am Friday 9th May 2014

In the run up to the European and local elections, the Electoral Commission has issued guidance to election officials about the potential issue of voters taking 'selfies' with their completed ballot papers in polling stations.

Question time event to be held in Crystal Palace tonight

Croydon Guardian: Crystal Palace replica planners pledge to 'make park great again'

4:41pm Thursday 8th May 2014

Crystal Palace is getting ready to rumble this evening as they host an election Question Time.

VIDEO: Meet the 'Un-Credible Shrinking Man' Nick Clegg and the Incredible Silent Man Ed Miliband

Croydon Guardian: "The Un-credible Shrinking Man" (The Labour Party / YouTube)

12:03pm Thursday 8th May 2014

A war of black and white movies has broken out between Labour and Lib Dems after a spoof B-movie depicted the Deputy Prime Minister as the "Un-Credible Shrinking Man".

Eddie Izzard visits Croydon as local elections race hots up

Croydon Guardian: Eddie Izzard in Croydon

12:04pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Comedian Eddie Izzard is having a walk round Croydon town centre today.

Croydon's youngest candidates want more young people to vote

Croydon Guardian: Rosina St. James (Con), Stephen Mann (Labour) and Matthew O'Flynn (Con)

11:05am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Croydon’s youngest election candidates - including a teenager who is still at school - are hoping they can inspire the town’s younger voters in the lead up to this year’s council elections.

Housing and dirty streets on agenda as Labour fire election starting gun

Croydon Guardian: Coun Tony Newman, Croydon Labour leader

8:39am Wednesday 26th March 2014

Labour have fired the starting gun on the council election race with the launch of a manifesto that will make housing and the environment key issues in the run-up to the polls.


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