Daily Archives: February 7, 2012

Complaints? We’ve had a few, then again, too few to mention

Croydon Council experienced a 150 per cent increase in complaints to the Local Government Ombudsman last year, but tonight has tabled a report that recommends a pat on the back for Nathan Elvery, Sara Bashford and Dudley Mead Taberner House’s … Continue reading

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Assemble falls apart when asked the history question

The New Addington People’s Carnival committee raised £380 for this summer’s festival with a well attended Family Quiz Night on Friday evening. Not covering themselves in so much glory was Assemble, the design body looking at how to spend the … Continue reading

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£12,000 work grants available for local volunteer groups

The council website does have some hidden treasure in it. It’s just a matter of doing a lot of patient digging. In the latest report published on the site about business in Croydon, full of the usual old lather about … Continue reading

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Sadvertiser bows to pressure and drops brothel ads

It took more than 18 months, plus a couple of stern warnings from the police, and after some broken promises, the Croydon Advertiser has finally managed to deliver an edition on Friday which was clear of tawdry ads for brothels … Continue reading

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