Daily Archives: February 10, 2017

Police Borough Commander: ‘I won’t attend a CCC meeting’

Chief Superintendent Jeff Boothe, the first black officer appointed by the Metropolitan Police to be Croydon’s Borough Commander, has confirmed that neither he nor any other officers will be attending meetings organised by the controversial Croydon Community Consortium. Boothe is … Continue reading

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Bolger shows Cannes-do attitude with £30,000 trip to MIPIM

Niall Bolger, Sutton Council’s chief executive, yesterday signed off on including himself in a £30,000 junket to the South of France. Bolger and two senior Sutton colleagues will be attending MIPIM, the property speculators’ four-day champagne-swilling annual piss-up in Cannes, … Continue reading

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Photography Forum with Stephen Leslie, Feb 14

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No longer Taboo: Addiscombe gets signs of its East India past

Finally, after nearly a decade, it’s in black and white: the East India Estate Conservation Area is there for all to see on road signs in that part of Addiscombe. Special road signs were unveiled last month in the presence … Continue reading

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Philp is recognised as ‘most useless MP’ in Southern crisis

JEREMY CLACKSON, our transport correspondent, went full black-tie last night to attend a less-than-lavish gala awards Three cheers for Chris Philp. There’s recognition, at last, for the Conservative MP for Croydon South, for all his posturing and hot air over … Continue reading

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Make a bird box with City Commons, Coulsdon, Feb 18

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Smelly cocktails and magic mirrors, Coulsdon Common, Feb 15

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