Daily Archives: October 30, 2017

Newman remains silent over council’s ‘Godfather’ affair

By STEVEN DOWNES Council leader Tony Newman remains silent on the unfolding scandal at Fisher’s Folly, where the council’s assistant chief exec has overseen payments of £787 per day to a friend without first properly declaring the relationship, as is … Continue reading

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‘Farce’ as West Thornton postpones ward selection meeting

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE on the latest calamities to befall the local Labour Party’s efforts to select candidates for next May’s Town Hall elections Already more than a month behind schedule, Labour’s selection process for candidates to stand for election … Continue reading

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Council CEO confirms ‘The Godfather’ paid chum £787 per day

STEVEN DOWNES reports on the latest clumsy move by Croydon Council’s £185,000 chief exec to try to cover-up a scandal in her administration Jo Negrini, Croydon Council’s chief executive, has confirmed that one of her most senior aides has managed … Continue reading

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MP Jones demands action after latest fatal teen stabbing

Sarah Jones, the MP for Croydon Central, last night demanded “action not words” following the fatal stabbing of a teenager in Croydon town centre. The 17-year-old victim, who has not yet been identified by police, was knifed outside the Whitgift … Continue reading

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Councillor keen to kick Carillion out of borough’s libraries

Timothy Godfrey may have announced that he is to stand down as a councillor next May, but Labour’s cabinet member for arts and culture continues to rail against the frequent poor service provided by contractors responsible for the borough’s parks, … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth Beanfeast, Green Dragon, Dec 5

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St Matthew’s Christmas Fair, Chichester Road, Nov 25

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