Daily Archives: February 3, 2018

Two men and a digger: slow going on closed Beddington Lane

Are Conways, who are widening Beddington Lane to make it easier for the thousands of rubbish-laden HGVs to reach the Viridor incinerator, staging a go-slow? How can a major road be closed and the contractors not work on Saturday and … Continue reading

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Veolia are set to sweep away nearly 40 street-cleaning jobs

Croydon’s rubbish contractors, Veolia, want to axe almost half of the street cleaners it employs in the borough, according to a report from a Guildford-based newspaper. Nearly 40 jobs could go, if proposals included in a staff consultation discussed at … Continue reading

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Council and Veolia fined £370,000 after crushing incident

Croydon Council has been fined £100,000, plus legal costs, and the borough’s rubbish contractors, Veolia penalised with a £250,000 fine, plus costs, after a worker was crushed by a reversing dust cart, suffering significant injuries. According to a report from … Continue reading

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Buddy Holly Tribute Night, Ruskin House, Feb 10

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Norbury Neighbours coffee mornings, Norbury Library

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