Daily Archives: November 9, 2012

Four Croydon police stations to close as Boris’s cuts bite

Four of Croydon’s police stations – Addington Village, Kenley, Norbury and South Norwood – are to be closed as London Mayor Boris Johnson wields the axe on the Met’s spending. And according to an internal Metropolitan Police document seen by … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 by-election, Addington, Boris Johnson, Crime, Croydon 8/8, Croydon North, Kenley, Mayor of London, Norbury, Policing, Sean Fitzsimons, South Norwood, Steve O'Connell, Steve Reed MP, Wayne Lawlor | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Labour will cancel library privatisation contract, Godfrey says

Whichever organisation is recommended for a public-funded eight-year contract to run the Croydon’s public libraries – an announcement is expected soon – will also have to consider the possibility that they will have the deal cancelled after barely a year. … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Council, Education, Greenwich Leisure, Libraries, Property, Sara Bashford, Tim Pollard, Timothy Godfrey, URV, Wandsworth Council | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fieldway and Heathfield grieve for death of PC Mark Parsons

This announcement was received last night from Rob Atkin, the acting borough commander: It is with immense regret and sadness that I have to announce the death of a serving Croydon police officer. PC Mark Parsons, who was only 43 … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Fieldway, Heathfield, New Addington, Policing | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment