Daily Archives: November 15, 2012

What a picture: Reed campaign’s photographic memories

CAMPAIGN CATCH-UP: Another day, another photo-call. Politics, 2012 style, demands that election candidates are high-profile and seen in as many favourable situations as possible. So it is that Steve Reed, the Labour candidate for Croydon North, seems to have posed … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 by-election, Boris Johnson, Croydon North, Ken Livingstone, Lee Jasper, Mayor of London, Steve Reed MP | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Croydon awards £30m library deal to most expensive bidder

Croydon’s Conservative-run council will announce next week that it has decided to award an eight year contract, estimated to be worth £30 million, to run the borough’s libraries to the company which finished bottom in a competitive tendering process. It … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Council, Education, Greenwich Leisure, John Laing Integrated Services, Jon Rouse, Libraries, Wandsworth Council | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

“Respect”? Jasper is silent on Galloway’s attitude to rape

Beware – this post has explicit references to violence against women and may be upsetting to some readers, as LEE MARGARET WEBSTER, a local Labour activist, challenges George Galloway‘s by-election candidate on the issue of rape “Where do you stand … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 by-election, Crime, Croydon North, Lee Jasper | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Wallington Farmers’ Market: 2013 dates


Posted in Activities, Business, Croydon Greens, Environment, Gardening, Outside Croydon, Sutton Council | Leave a comment