Daily Archives: November 10, 2011

Snakes alive: cookery show discovers hidden talents

Well that was a surprise. The trouble with formulaic TV shows is that, well, they conform to a formula, and rarely depart much from their tried and trusted recipe – unlike the contestants on reality cookery shows. And it has … Continue reading

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Secret meeting planned to decide on deadly £1bn incinerator

Next week, Croydon Council is to make a £1 billion decision, which could threaten the long-term health of generations of local people. All the decisive discussions will be conducted in secret behind closed doors. The ruling Conservative group’s “cabinet” will … Continue reading

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Croydon bin collections: It really is a load of old rubbish

One month in, and Inside Croydon‘s initial scepticism about the council’s new refuse collection system is appearing to be well-founded. The principle of greater re-cycling is fine. The implementation has been, even if we are to be charitable, chaotic. The … Continue reading

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