Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

Commuters launch Judicial Review to hold Grayling to account

Local Tories, who for the past couple of months have been disingenuously pumping out the party line that it is the unions who are responsible for the appalling mismanagement of Southern Rail services, will be dismayed to learn that a … Continue reading

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Tory cuts force Newman to increase Council Tax by 4.3%

With 14 months to go until the next local elections, this year’s council budget has fired the starting gun on the Town Hall political campaign. WALTER CRONXITE reports on a Labour gamble to hint at no local tax increases above … Continue reading

Posted in Adult Social Care, Bernard Weatherill House, Council Tax, Croydon Council, Housing, Louisa Woodley, Richard Simpson, Tony Newman | 1 Comment

Tory MP joins campaign against NHS cuts to baby milk

Chris Philp, the Conservative MP for Croydon South, has joined the campaign started by Inside Croydon reader Kerstie Smith to persuade the local NHS Clinical Commissioning Group to reverse its decision to stop prescribing formula milk for infants with allergies. … Continue reading

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Council planning chief agrees to give a talk to ‘ladies’ of Purley

Heather Cheesbrough, Croydon’s six-figure salaried director of planning and strategic transport, is to address a public meeting next week – at an event which is only open to women. Cheesbrough has been in post at Fisher’s Folly, the council offices, … Continue reading

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After the comedy clowns, now Sh!t Theatre’s in the Town Hall

We’ve had crap councils for a very long time. So it is perhaps entirely fitting that next month, the Town Hall will be the venue for Sh!t Theatre. With £15,000-worth of grants from, equally, the Arts Council and Croydon Council, … Continue reading

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