Monthly Archives: June 2017

‘Serious questions’ for LibDems over £11m housing contract

The opposition leader on Sutton Council is seeking an urgent, independent inquiry into how a senior Liberal Democrat party official failed to declare an interest when on the board of the borough’s social housing partnership, as they awarded a multi-million-pound … Continue reading

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St Peter’s Primary Summer Fair, South Croydon, Jul 1

St Peter’s Primary School is staging its popular Summer Fair this Saturday, July 1, from noon to 3pm at Normanton Road, South Croydon. Visit the school’s parents and staff association’s Facebook page to view the latest Silent Auction items, which … Continue reading

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Caribbean restaurant launches CD for International Reggae Day

Turtle Bay, the Caribbean bar and restaurant on Croydon High Street, has created its own reggae CD – Turtle Tracks – which will be released tomorrow, International Reggae Day. The album represents a diverse mix of modern and more established … Continue reading

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LibDem official causes scandal over undeclared donations

Our Sutton reporter, BELLE MONT, finds that the former chair of Sutton’s ruling party, John Drage, forgot to declare an interest during a multi-million-pound public tendering process. And not for the first time The Liberal Democrats on Sutton Council accepted … Continue reading

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‘Residents will be thrilled’ after Fairfield Halls’ £30m refit

A year since its closure, and there’s no perceptible signs outside the Fairfield Halls of much in the way of progress in its £30million redevelopment project. But Timothy Godfrey, the council’s cabinet member for arts and culture, says that, with … Continue reading

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Wandle Park runs get off to an early start this summer

The early birds in Wandle Park are about to get a bit of a wake-up call on summer Tuesday mornings, as the local running group doubles its number of meetings. Wandle Valley Regional Park and RunTogether are starting a new … Continue reading

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Orchard Way Primary Summer Fete, Shirley, Jul 1

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