Daily Archives: September 13, 2017

Pollard’s candidate list ignores five wards in Croydon North

WALTER CRONXITE on another bungled announcement by Croydon Conservatives No matter how hard they try to make it look as if they do give a toss about the north of the borough, Croydon’s Tories really don’t give a shit. And … Continue reading

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Croydon Tories take their revenge on Fisher over #WadGate

There was blood on the shag pile at Croydon Tory HQ over selections for next May’s local elections. Political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports on the high casualty rate among some of the council’s one-time big beasts Mike Fisher, until 2014 … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 council elections, Chris Wright, Coulsdon East, Croydon Council, Donald Speakman, Dudley Mead, Gavin Barwell, Heathfield, James Thompson, Margaret Mead, Mike Fisher, Phil Thomas, Purley, Sara Bashford, Selsdon & Ballards, Shirley, Sue Winborn, Tim Pollard | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Ciao Italiano: learn a language with CALAT’s new term

The new term at Croydon’s ground-breaking and widely admired adult learning scheme, CALAT, begins in a few weeks, offering a broad range of classes and skills. There are plenty of language classes for beginners, but much harder to find one … Continue reading

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Norbury residents are giving a makeover to their association

One of the residents groups in Norbury which has organised regular clean-ups in an effort to spruce up the area is giving itself a bit of a makeover, and a new name. The Norbury Avenue and Thornton Heath group has … Continue reading

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Macmillan coffee morning at Croydon Minster, Sep 30

Croydon Minster is staging a Macmillan Coffee Morning from 10.30am on September 30.

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Taxman moves in to hi-tech new offices at Ruskin Square

The taxman opened its new Croydon offices yesterday, with the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 Ruskin Square. The offices, built as part of Stanhope and Schroders development of the “Croydon Gateway” site next to East Croydon Station, will provide work space … Continue reading

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