Daily Archives: November 7, 2011

Shamon! Wacko TV cooking contestants skewer Croydon

It was local MP Gavin Barwell who declared to the world in his maiden speech to the House of Commons that Croydon “has an image problem”. Yet for all the damage done to the town’s image by the “Croydon facelift“, … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Step Change director makes step change of own

Another high-level departure from Croydon Council announced at lunchtime today, with Damian Roberts, who for the past year has run the council’s Step Change programme – its scheme for cutting staff numbers by one-third. In a statement issued by Croydon’s … Continue reading

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What’s in a name: Is New Addington to be cast out again?

Inside Croydon columnist ANDREW PELLING, left, spent some time listening to the submissions to the boundary commissioners over proposals to re-shape Croydon’s parliamentary constituencies. He was unconvinced by what he heard Wandsworth’s grand 1930s Town Hall is a haven of … Continue reading

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