Daily Archives: November 11, 2011

Allders could hold key to Westfield’s Croydon development

It is beginning to look as if Croydon Council leader Mike “barbed wire and attack dogs” Fisher and his Tory mate on the London Assembly, Steve O’Connell, Britain’s most overpaid local councillor, may have jumped the gun in proclaiming a … Continue reading

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All down the pub for drinks on the meat-eating veggie

Seems we were verging into the realm of prophesy last night when, after the penultimate episode of this week’s Channel 4 Come Dine With Me from Croydon, we wrote: “Now if Preston manages to outdo that on Friday, that will … Continue reading

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11/11/11: We will remember them

Edward Thomas was south London’s war poet. Born in Lambeth, he went to Battersea Grammar School, and became a newspaper literary critic after university. He only began writing his own poetry in 1914, and he signed up for the army … Continue reading

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