Daily Archives: February 7, 2018

Council in cover-up over departure of £787-a-day consultant

STEVEN DOWNES reports on the abrupt exit of the man behind Croydon’s ‘crap app’, following a serious breach of the Town Hall’s code of conduct Harwinder “Harry” Singh, Croydon Council’s £787-a-day “fake-it-till-you-make-it” IT consultant, is no longer working for the … Continue reading

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Nothing for sprinklers, but Tories give £10m to Tory donors

The Tories have shaken the Magic Money Tree for a public subsidy to Westfield which might just secure a John Lewis store in the town centre. BARRATT HOLMES reports Croydon South’s Conservative MP, Chris Philp, is claiming credit for getting … Continue reading

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Croydon to publish viability reports – just not for Westfield

BARRATT HOLMES on a move towards openness and transparency over planning applications – though one that has come too late to provide insight into the biggest development scheme in the borough for a generation Did you hear that very loud … Continue reading

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Pull Up To The Bumper at Screen25 with Grace Jones biopic

Grace Jones has fascinated, perplexed and delighted for almost 40 years. Is she a singer? Actor? Performance art? The biographical documentary, Bloodlight & Bami, the directorial debut of Sophie Fiennes (full name, Sophia Victoria Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, and yes, she is the … Continue reading

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Free Legal Advice Surgery, Asian Resource Centre, Feb 28

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Queen’s Gardens workshop and design sessions, Mar 24-Jul 14

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Norbury Green Residents’ Association AGM, Mar 27

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