Daily Archives: July 4, 2017

Commission draws the line under Newman’s bid for control

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE on how an effort to shore-up Town Hall power through boundary changes has left Croydon’s Labour leadership even more dependent on Jeremy Corbyn, the party leader many of them tried to oust The Local Government Boundary … Continue reading

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Parkhill Allotments Open Day, Aug 13

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City Commons butterfly walk, Ashtead Common, Jul 15

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Tower block families left waiting for fire safety results

Residents of Balaam House, the 60-flat tower block in Sutton, have good cause to be confused and worried this morning as, three weeks since the dreadful events at Grenfell Tower in Kensington, they still await some degree of certainty from … Continue reading

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Tories lose their local election wish list in council carve-up

WALTER CRONXITE reports on how the local boundary Commissioners have had a change of heart over ward changes ahead of next year’s Town Hall elections Next May’s local elections, with 70 Town Hall seats to be contested, will be determined … Continue reading

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