Daily Archives: December 11, 2017

Council planning chief’s ‘new way of working’ for Brick by Brick

Having managed to piss off people from Upper Norwood to Purley, from Shirley to Coulsdon, Brick by Brick, the council’s wholly owned and wholly opaque home-building company, and the Town Hall planning department are undertaking a pre-Christmas charm offensive. For … Continue reading

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Croydon’s cosiest pubs for Christmas: our insider’s guide/2

In his selfless quest to find Croydon’s cosiest pubs for Christmas, KEN TOWL is heading into the town centre From South Norwood and Selhurst, arriving in the town centre, so far the Christmas quotient has not risen above 6/10 in … Continue reading

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Croydon’s cosiest pubs for Christmas: our insider’s guide/3

KEN TOWL’s  on the last leg … on his last legs? … as his search for Croydon’s cosiest Christmas pub nears its end The pubs run by the large brewery chains in Croydon town centre certainly upped the amount of … Continue reading

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Croydon’s cosiest pubs for Christmas: our insider’s guide/1

Some Guildford-based small-circulation newspapers rely on TripAdviser listings and remote correspondents based in Aberdeen to provide their ‘recommendations’ of places to visit in Croydon. Not here. We sent the intrepid KEN TOWL out into the winter weather on a mission … Continue reading

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