Daily Archives: March 5, 2018

Barwell accused of trying to ‘kneecap’ Boris over Brexit

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports on claims that the Prime Minister is getting gaffe-prone Gav to do her dirty work for her For the second time in a few months, fingers within Conservative High Command are pointing at Gavin Barwell … Continue reading

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Scrutiny chief wants your ideas to improve the tram network

The chair of the council’s scrutiny committee wants members of the public to come forward with ideas and suggestions about how to improve the tram network. The council streets and environment scrutiny committee will meet at the Town Hall on … Continue reading

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Government reaches for the sky – and puts Philp in a corner

Our housing correspondent, BARRATT HOLMES, on an awkward situation for the Nimbys of Purley Tory MP Chris Philp’s loud and frequent complaints about what he continues to call “the Purley Skyscraper” (which is not tall enough to be a skyscraper) … Continue reading

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Injury-hit Palace will need someone to halt Alexis goal threat

Ten matches to go, and Palace are back where they were after the first seven games of the Premier League season: in the bottom three. Which all adds a little more peril to the visit tonight of Jose Mourinho’s Manchester … Continue reading

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Why is the council’s house-builder going to MIPIM in Cannes?

CROYDON COMMENTARY: As VALERIE HUNTER asks: Just why is the council-owned housing developer Brick by Brick going to the world’s biggest property speculator conference in the South of France next week? So why are Brick by Brick going to MIPIM, … Continue reading

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Friends of Howard Mother’s Day event, Mar 9

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Clean Up Norbury volunteering day, Mar 17

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