Monthly Archives: January 2018

Cinema campaign talks the talk with screening of Slits movie

The David Lean Cinema Campaign has always been about doing a bit more than simply screening films, and they have often staged some intriguing and fascinating discussions around movies, too. Especially if campaign co-founder Adrian Winchester happened to have a … Continue reading

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JAGS Candlelight Vigil for Andre, Streatham Ice Rink, Feb 3

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Friends of Thornton Heath Rec community meeting, Feb 1

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Brewing Along the Wandle talk, Honeywood Museum, Jul 26

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#SuttonBinShame: ‘We can’t do the job any more’ say staff

Our Sutton correspondent, BELLE MONT, reports on claims from Labour activists in St Helier that street-cleaning staff, transferred from the council to Veolia last year, are having their reports of fly-tipping ignored and refused permission to take holidays Labour activists … Continue reading

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Here’s Minister’s letter that Newman didn’t trust you to see

Inside Croydon today publishes the letter sent last month by the then junior minister for children and families, Robert Goodwill, to Tony Newman, the leader of Croydon Council, in response to the findings of a report on the borough’s failing … Continue reading

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Litany of council failures before brutal death of toddler

The death of a two-year-old in a brutal murder in Wolverhampton in 2016 has been linked to the failures of Croydon’s children’s services department. Croydon children’s services has responsibility for the borough’s fostered and adopted children, unaccompanied asylum seekers and … Continue reading

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