Daily Archives: March 4, 2016

Discover the history and lost industries of Purley Way

The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society is staging a couple of walks and a visit over the next couple of Sundays. This weekend, on March 6, Tom Smith, the council’s former volunteering and learning officer at Wandle Park, will … Continue reading

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Magazines get on their bikes to leave Croydon, taking 50 jobs

Croydon may be staging a bike race around the town centre’s streets again later this year, but Cycling Weekly, which has been covering the sport for 125 years, won’t any longer be based in our borough by the time the … Continue reading

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Negrini and her staff ready for sunny reunions at MIPIM

“It’s a junket on the taxpayers and people don’t want to see highly paid council officials swanning around the French Riviera.” That’s what Tony Newman said six years ago, when the Croydon Labour leader was in opposition and was rightly … Continue reading

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Boris’s farewell tour at the Fairfield goes out with a whimper

The hottest ticket in town? WALTER CRONXITE toddled along to the Fairfield Halls last night and found a faded star who had forgotten his lines So that’s how eight years of Boris’s London reign ends – a public meeting in … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 London elections, Boris Johnson, Croydon Council, Fairfield Halls, Housing, London Assembly, London-wide issues, Mayor of London, Steve O'Connell, Tom Copley, Zac Goldsmith MP | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments