Daily Archives: March 8, 2017

Caribbean dream meals arrive on Croydon’s high street

There’s a new restaurant open in town, and our resident culture vulture, BELLA BARTOCK, slipped on her sling-backs for an entertaining night built around rum, reggae and jerk My first observation on entering this new restaurant in the heart of … Continue reading

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Rising property values widen gulf with Londoners’ wages

While Philip Hammond makes his hour-long Budget speech today, the price of an average home in Croydon will have gone up by nearly £5. Yet the Tory Chancellor is not expected to do anything which will really address the increasing … Continue reading

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Sutton ready to ‘faire une Pipe’, as Bolger apologises for mayor

There’s “some serious consternation”, according to sources at Sutton Council, being shown by the borough’s executive head of governance, Jessica Crowe, over the description of MIPIM, the international property show in the South of France next week, as a “booze … Continue reading

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