Daily Archives: August 2, 2017

Sentencing adjourned in case of LibDems’ fraudster councillor

BELLE MONT, our Sutton reporter, on the latest developments in the charity fraud case Sentencing for Alan Salter, the former Liberal Democrat councillor in Carshalton who has been found guilty on three charges of fraud and theft, has been adjourned … Continue reading

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Croydon has too few officers to police soaring knife crime

Incidents of knife crime in Croydon have nearly doubled in the past year, with 13 murders in the borough since January 2016. But police shortages in Croydon have become so bad that there were no officers available to visit the … Continue reading

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Negrini’s gamble on housing is facing a Brexit downturn

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, on troubling reports for a council which has staked so much capital on profiting from the housing market With local elections just 10 months away, there’s a couple of brief reports just out which ought … Continue reading

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Conservation group seeks volunteers for Coulsdon bat project

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Guided local history walk, Oaks Park, Aug 6

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Open Mic Nights at Portland Arms, South Norwood, Tuesdays

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Wandle Fortnight, walks and performances, Sep 24

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