Daily Archives: November 15, 2017

Dispossession: film club stages debate over housing crisis

For some people, a housing crisis means not getting planning permission for a loft conversion. For others it means, quite simply, losing their home. Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle is a feature documentary which is being shown by Stanley’s … Continue reading

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Muslims excluded from Croydon’s Remembrance service

There is mounting anger from some senior figures at the Town Hall over the way in which Muslim community leaders were excluded from any formal role in Sunday’s Remembrance Service at Croydon Minster. The absence was despite recent assurances given … Continue reading

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Feeble council unquestioningly gives green light to Westfield

BARRATT HOLMES says ‘I told you so’ The decision of the council’s planning committee to give the go-ahead to the £1.4billion Hammersfield supermall last night was such a foregone conclusion that the Town Hall press team – never known for … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Business, Centrale, CPO, Croydon Council, Heather Cheesbrough, Jo Negrini, John Burton, Paul Scott, Planning, Tony Newman, Whitgift Centre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Christmas Stories at Coulsdon Common, Dec 22

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Love Norbury Christmas Fayre, Norbury Manor, Nov 26

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