Daily Archives: November 5, 2012

Jasper calls for better youth employment opportunities

Lee Jasper, the Respect candidate in the Croydon North by-election, has rejected accusations that he is standing to create a racial divide, asserting that, “We’ve not come to whip up racism. No, we’ve come to say we need equal opportunities.” … Continue reading

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On the campaign trail: How not to be pictured

Spotted this via Martin Angus. An object lesson in how not to be photographed while out campaigning? Or did Cartwright pose for this knowingly? You decide… All other offerings in a similar vein welcome (we’ve seen some rather awkwardly posed … Continue reading

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Warlingham on easy Street with eight tries at Thanet

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Warlingham‘s 1st XV goes to Thanet on Saturday for the second round of the RFU Intermediate Cup confident not only having beaten the mighty Sutton and Epsom in the previous round, but buoyed from a comfortable 46-10 league … Continue reading

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Boris’s road safety cuts have led to increase in casualties

The number of casualties among pedestrians and cyclists on London’s roads have risen each year since 2008, while spending on road safety in the capital has been more than halved since Boris Johnson became Mayor, according to research by Jenny … Continue reading

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