Daily Archives: September 16, 2017

Arrival of cattle is the latest sign that winter is coming

NATURE NOTES: The parks and open spaces in and around Croydon are undergoing the annual, melancholy change, writes STEVEN DOWNES It always seemed that the end of summer was marked by the staging of the Last Night of the Proms. … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon parks, Environment | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Ex-teaching assistant Bashford lands Cabinet Office job

Town Hall reporter KEN LEE on the Croydon councillor who has risen without trace Anyone who aspires to this country being run by anything that might resemble a meritocracy may be saddened to learn that the “politically restricted” job which … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Central, Gavin Barwell, Sara Bashford, Selsdon & Ballards | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Council leader forced to resign over critical Ofsted report

WALTER CRONXITE reports on another local government Carr crash over failures to provide adequate social services The pressure is mounting this weekend on Tony Newman, the Labour leader of Croydon Council, over his and council officials’ response to the highly … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 council elections, Barbara Peacock, Bromley Council, Children's Services, Croydon Council, Jo Negrini, Stephen Carr, Tony Newman, Youth Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments