Daily Archives: October 27, 2017

Labour deputy leader Butler is under threat of de-selection

Croydon Labour’s long-delayed local election candidate selection process is beginning to look like a cross between House of Cards and Game of Thrones, as WALTER CRONXITE reports Alison Butler, the all-powerful deputy leader of the Labour group on Croydon Council, … Continue reading

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£300,000 refurb will provide a new stage in the Dragon’s Den

One of the town centre’s best-used pubs is undergoing a £300,000 Croydon face-lift which will see it offer punters a real “Dragon’s Den” once it re-opens next week. And at least regulars at the Green Dragon on Croydon High Street … Continue reading

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Woodside’s Love Lane named Play Street of the Year 2017

Love Lane in Woodside is officially London’s Play Street of the Year. It’s the second time that Love Lane has won the award, having taken the title in 2016, too. Children from the neighbourhood, who play in the street when … Continue reading

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You’re hired! Council takes on two dozen apprentices

Croydon Council has taken on 24 apprentices this week as part of a campaign to create more training and job opportunities for local young people. The new recruits arrived as the council launched a campaign called Choose Your Future, encouraging … Continue reading

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