Daily Archives: November 2, 2012

Reed bends with the wind as he seeks selection in Croydon

Steve Reed divides opinions. He thinks he’s great. Others who have had to deal with the leader of Lambeth Council tend to disagree. “He’s more Blairite than Tony Blair,” was one of the more polite views aired when Reed announced … Continue reading

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High Court judge grants appeal over Crystal Palace Park plan

Ordinary residents are claiming a High Court victory after Lord Justice Jewison granted the Crystal Palace Community Association the right to have their appeal heard against a “masterplan” – backed by London Mayor Boris Johnson – to have a vast … Continue reading

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Ollie the Eagle? Palace poised to unveil Holloway as boss

It is rare for a football club, seeing one of its best human assets lured away, to find a replacement that offers an improvement on the status quo. But if Steve Parish, Crystal Palace’s co-chairman, has been successful in hiring … Continue reading

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A musical evening of NHS protest at Ruskin House

Thornton Heath councillor Pat Clouder has urged residents to join an evening of politics and musical entertainment at Ruskin House this Saturday to protest against dangers to the NHS posed by the government’s shake-up of the health service and against … Continue reading

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