Daily Archives: November 21, 2011

Boris is back in town as questions tower over O’Connell

ANDREW PELLING wanted to speak to the elected London Mayor at an event in Croydon on Tuesday, and found it would cost him £260 for the privilege Boris is in town tomorrow at the Develop Croydon Conference. If you want … Continue reading

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Historic rugby fixture that plays for ghoulish trophy

It is possibly the most ghoulish trophy in world sport, the sort of thing that Damian Hirst might have devised if he’d been asked. The Skull and Goalposts is the trophy contested between Streatham-Croydon and Esher rugby clubs, with the … Continue reading

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Two Labour councillors in Croydon face the chop

What is it about senior Croydon Council figures and their hair? Last week we unveiled Croydon CEO’s Jon Rouse’s Movember moustache. Now, news reaches us of a Children In Need stunt by two Labour councillors, Wayne Lawlor and Simon Hall, … Continue reading

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