Daily Archives: March 9, 2017

Bensham Manor councillor suspended by Labour group

Jamie Audsley, a deputy cabinet member and one of the councillors for Bensham Manor ward, has had the Labour Party whip at the Town Hall withdrawn, pending an investigation and hearing into his conduct following a “serious” complaint. It means … Continue reading

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Coulsdon’s ranty councillor gets a mention in parliament

Fame at last for James Thompson, the ranting Tory councillor from Coulsdon East, whose social media activity even got him mentioned in the House of Commons today. Steve Reed OBE, the MP for Croydon North/Lambeth South [delete to distaste] referred … Continue reading

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Norbury Brook clean-up day, Thornton Heath Rec, Mar 18

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Croydon wins a ‘connected’ award, for £24m unfinished bridge

East Croydon Station’s “Bridge to Nowhere”, the £24million pedestrian bridge which has never been completed to provide the intended access to Cherry Orchard Road and Addiscombe, has just been cited as a reason for Croydon winning an award for urban … Continue reading

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‘Disgusted of Coulsdon East’: Tory councillor in Budget tax rant

Croydon’s Conservative MPs may have been stunned into social media silence by Philip Hammond’s anti-small business Budget yesterday, but among their Croydon Tory colleagues on the council, there was open revolt. “Disgusted by this so-called Conservative government hitting the self-employed,” … Continue reading

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