Daily Archives: March 3, 2017

More questions than answers as Mayor ducks burning issue

JONNY BROGDALE reports on an unsatisfactory exercise organised by City Hall that was more about justification than any real accountability The People’s Question Time session with London Mayor Sadiq Khan, staged in Carshalton on Thursday night, offered a couple of … Continue reading

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Tory MP helps to promote 10% off takeaway curry offer

See, that’s the problem when, as the constituency MP, you “show your support for local business” by posing for a picture outside the local curry house owned by a Tory Party donor. Before long, you’re appearing plastered all over a … Continue reading

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Rubbish MP Barwell returns to park he wanted used as a dump

Tory MP Gavin Barwell will be spending tomorrow morning virtue-signalling again, after sending out emails to his Croydon Central constituents encouraging them to help him picking up litter. The hi-vis jacket photo-op is becoming an obligatory stand-by for struggling career … Continue reading

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Solicitors provide free advice service on maternity work issues

A Croydon-based firm of solicitors is offering a free advice service for employers and employees concerned about the workplace rights of pregnant women and women on maternity leave. In 2005, the Equal Opportunities Commission found that more than 30,000 women … Continue reading

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South Norwood community action consultations, Mar 14, 23, 26

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Free courses on offer at Upper Norwood Library

Upper Norwood Library is to stage a number of courses and talks through March and April. All are free to attend, though you may need to book your place. Project Development and Planning March 21, 10.30am to 1.30pm Facilitator: Elaine … Continue reading

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Free entry for Remembering 1916 exhibition, until Apr 16

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