Daily Archives: October 3, 2017

Extra council meeting called over children’s services shambles

Croydon is to hold another emergency meeting of the full council in two weeks’ time to discuss the crisis over the borough’s children’s services, when there are sure to be further calls for council leader Tony Newman and members of … Continue reading

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Fungi Foray guided walk, Riddlesdown, Oct 21

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Barber shops given new focus by Photography Forum

The Croydon Photography Forum returns next Tuesday, when as part of Black History Month they will be looking at the theme “Celebrating Communities: A Tribute to Black Institutions”. The evening’s discussion will focus on photography projects that explore various themes … Continue reading

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Sign up now for the St Christopher’s Moonlight Walk

This year’s St Christopher’s Moonlight Walk takes place on October 21, starting at 8pm and is approximately four miles long and will take in the Shirley Windmill and the Addington Hills viewing platform. To take part, walkers pay £20 (children … Continue reading

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Bollywood comes to Croydon in celebration of Indian film

India has one of the world’s richest and most prolific film industries, and to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, Malti Patel of Apsara Arts is staging a “Filam India” programme at the David Lean Cinema in central Croydon. … Continue reading

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Stranded Croydon passengers complain as Uber triples fares

Uber, Croydon South Tory MP Chris Philp’s favourite taxi service, has been accused of trying to exploit an emergency situation last night by more than tripling fares for some passengers left stranded when East Croydon Station had to be evacuated … Continue reading

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Veolia accused of ‘cheap PR stunt’ as their bins break the law

BELLE MONT, our Sutton reporter, on the latest bit of rubbish from the borough’s bin contractors Veolia, the bin contractors who helped to create #SuttonBinShame and chaos when they started working in Sutton earlier this year, have been accused of … Continue reading

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