Monthly Archives: December 2017

Disability groups never consulted over latest Watson whim

Members of two bodies which seek to represent the interests and needs of Croydon’s disabled and elderly – one of which is organised by the council itself – have confirmed that there was no consultation held with them before Croydon … Continue reading

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‘Elderly and disabled avoid town centre as it is too dangerous’

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Former Labour councillor ADRIAN DENNIS, pictured left, accuses the current Town Hall administration of failing to fulfil its legal responsibilities over the closure to traffic of a short stretch of the High Street While there were very good … Continue reading

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Free cocktails for Turtle Bay’s early diners through January

Diners at one town centre restaurant can enjoy two free cocktails with their meal during January. Turtle Bay, the Caribbean food restaurant on Croydon High Street, is running the offer for table bookings for two people before 7pm from tomorrow, … Continue reading

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More changes on the buses thanks to Watson’s whim

Transport for London has been forced to make more changes to bus routes in the town centre as a consequence of the “Watson whim” closure to vehicles of the High Street between Park Street and Katharine Street. From Monday, January … Continue reading

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Water Lily Dementia Cafe at Upper Norwood Library, Jan 9

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City Commons Winter Tree ID, Coulsdon, Jan 20

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More food outlets quit Boxpark as the £33 ticket raves go on

Only in Croydon could there be a council-subsidised venue which tries to charge potential customers an entry fee so that they can get in and buy a £10 burger. Town Hall correspondent KEN LEE reports While other bars, pubs and … Continue reading

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