Daily Archives: June 11, 2016

Tram drivers’ union suspend strike action after ‘improved offer’

ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has announced this afternoon that is suspending its planned strike action on the tram network after receiving a “much improved offer” from employers FirstGroup. Union officials speaking to Inside Croydon indicated that they will be … Continue reading

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Cash-strapped council finds thousands for real estate beano

Cash-strapped Croydon is spending up to £26,000 so that senior council officials can rub shoulders with developers and estate agents at an event next week called the London Real Estate Forum. Despite laying off hundreds of staff to save money, … Continue reading

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Sutton’s Dombey is honoured for services to incineration

It’s the Queen’s 90th birthday celebration weekend. Gawd bless ‘er. And so we have the Birthday Honours, in which Ruth Dombey, the leader of Sutton’s LibDem-controlled council, has been awarded the OBE. Was she nominated for the honour by incinerator … Continue reading

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East Coulsdon Residents’ Association AGM, Jun 15

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Picnic in the Park, Grangewood Park, Jul 10

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