Daily Archives: December 8, 2017

Owner ‘rises to the challenge’ as businesses quit Boxpark

“Stop sort of complaining about your lot and get on with rising to the challenge, that’s my message to people,” businessman Roger Wade said recently. “You can’t have the council going out trying to protect local businesses.” Wade is the … Continue reading

Posted in Boxpark, Business, East Croydon, Mark Watson, Tony Newman | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

‘Too little, too late’ as our politicians wake up to incinerators

CROYDON COMMENTARY: With the Beddington Lane incinerator about to be fired up for trials, LEWIS WHITE, pictured left, wants to know why it has taken the powers-that-be so long to become alert to the potential threat to local air quality … Continue reading

Posted in Bernard Weatherill House, Broad Green, Croydon Council, Environment, Thornton Heath, Waddon, Waste incinerator, West Croydon | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

10,000 sign KOSHH petition against NHS hospital closures

More than 10,000 people have signed a petition opposing the closure of two local hospitals, including St Helier in Sutton. Hospital workers are convinced that Jeremy Hunt, the Tory health minister, is working on plans to close maternity and A&E … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Mayday Hospital, St Helier Hospital, Sutton Council | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment