Daily Archives: November 20, 2017

Now Carillion remove home library service from the disabled

GENE BRODIE, our libraries correspondent, on the latest shocker from a construction company which is running down our public libraries Carillion, the building company which runs Croydon’s public libraries, has been accused of “blatant discrimination” against the disabled over plans … Continue reading

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Sutton forced to remove Silent Soldiers after vandalism

Sutton Council has been forced to remove its “Silent Soldiers” silhouettes, which were put up around the borough’s parks and public spaces in the past month in conjunction with the British Legion, following a spate of vandalism. Some of the … Continue reading

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Capra and Dickens’ visions of Christmas on show at film club

Who invented Christmas? Was it Charles Dickens, through his heart-rending tale of Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol which reflects a Victorian Christmas, so much of which has become our tradition, or was it Frank Capra, who dolloped a hefty … Continue reading

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