Daily Archives: November 21, 2012

BRIT School pupil produces election campaign film

In the interests of balance, as we have already provided a link to the Tory-free zone that is the Conservative candidate’s video, here is the campaign video for Steve Reed, Labour’s candidate at the Croydon North by-election on November 29. … Continue reading

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Stranack runs election video with no mention of toxic Tories

As far as the Croydon North by-election is concerned, even Conservatives now think that the Tories are toxic. As Inside Croydon noted earlier this week, Gavin Barwell, the MP for Croydon Central who is “masterminding” (in the loosest sense) the … Continue reading

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Sadvertiser owners in multi-million pound sell-off

Northcliffe Media, the regional newspaper subsidiary of the owners of the Daily Mail, and the operators of the failing Redhill-based Croydon Sadvertiser, has sold off the group. In the deal, announced this morning, Daily Mail General Trust is receiving a … Continue reading

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£30m libraries privatisation could be sent for judicial review

The opposition Labour group on Croydon Council is considering seeking a judicial review of the decision to hand a £30-million, eight-year library contract to John Laing Integrated Services. According to sources familiar with the competitive tendering process, which Croydon’s Conservative-run … Continue reading

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