Monthly Archives: February 2016

Howard Primary Easter Egg-travaganza, Mar 18


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£200m charity warns Croham neighbours to ‘Keep Out!’

“Get orf moi land!” The Viz comic image of a red-faced Farmer Palmer, shot gun at the ready, might not be quite what you’d expect to encounter in quiet, polite, suburban Croham or Selsdon. But that’s the message from the … Continue reading

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Madonna (but not that one) to stand for election in Croydon

Prem Goyal, the leader of the All People’s Party, made the announcement via Twitter this morning. He did so slightly mischievously, missing out just a single word. “Very pleased that Madonna is standing for APP in Croydon and Sutton,” the … Continue reading

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Ahmad to debate with O’Connell on eve of London elections

“After eight years of Boris, London needs a Labour Mayor.” As a motion for debate, it suggests only one answer, though given it is the topic up for discussion in true blue Old Coulsdon, at the Purley and Coulsdon Debating … Continue reading

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AUDIO: No wins in 10 games prompting panic at Palace

When will desperation, and the blaming of the referee for a couple of questionable decisions on penalties, translate into panic for Palace? Crystal Palace’s league record of no wins in 10 matches after yesterday’s 3-2 defeat at West Brom appears … Continue reading

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Housing 2016: worker sets up camp in Coulsdon woods

The housing crisis is not something limited to inner city areas or Croydon Town Centre. This temporary encampment was discovered in the woods of Old Coulsdon, and while no one has been observed actually living there, the careful construction and … Continue reading

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Newman spends six-figure sum to get back on his bike

Croydon will be staging an evening’s cycling racing this summer after all, as council leader Tony Newman and his cabinet authorised the spending of an estimated six-figure sum for the town centre to host a stage of the Pearl Izumi … Continue reading

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