Daily Archives: May 24, 2017

£1.4bn Westfield keeps planning committee waiting, yet again

There is, of course, one much-anticipated development application missing from tonight’s meeting of the Croydon Council planning committee: the £1.4billion Westfield project to re-mould the centre of town into a shiny new supermall. This is at least the second time … Continue reading

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NUT cancels education debate after second Tory pulls out

An education Question Time event for the General Election, organised by the NUT, the teachers’ union, and to have been staged tonight, has been cancelled after the Tory candidate on the panel pulled out, just 12 hours after saying that … Continue reading

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Complaint filed to Ombudsman over Scott’s planning conduct

The latest round of Brick by Brick planning applications will be considered at a meeting to be chaired by a councillor who is under investigation by the Ombudsman. BARRATT HOLMES reports Paul Scott, the controversial chair of the council’s planning … Continue reading

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Mayday Hospital whistleblower vindicated by Appeal Court

A senior cardiologist who was sacked from his job at Mayday Hospital after he complained that decisions over staffing had led to the death on the operating table of one of his patients has won his six-year battle against the … Continue reading

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Purley Oaks Primary summer fair, South Croydon, Jun 17

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South Norwood Community Festival, Jun 26-Jul 2

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