Category Archives: Adam Kellett

Labour takes aim at Ashburton as UKIP charge in Waddon

VOTE 2014: Our final assessment from the battleground wards in the Town Hall elections sees a surprising change in fortunes As election day dawns and the overnight rains and morning mists clear, the deployment of the parties’ armies on the … Continue reading

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Tory ward chairman quits to stand for UKIP in Ashburton

Robert King, who until last month was the chairman of a Conservative ward association and who stood for the Tories as their candidate at the last local elections in Croydon, will be a candidate for UKIP in Ashburton at the … Continue reading

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Tories dump ‘Nightmayor’ Arram in Ashburton ward selection

As predicted by Inside Croydon, Croydon Conservatives last night dumped Eddy Arram, a local councillor for more than 30 years, when they selected their candidates to stand in Ashburton ward in the local elections in May. And the Tories are … Continue reading

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Are Tories about to show exit door to “nightmayor” Arram?

Croydon Tories appear to be preparing to dump the 2012 Mayor of Croydon from their candidates for May’s Town Hall elections. Veteran Ashburton councillor Eddy Arram was a uniquely divisive, despised and somewhat ridiculous figure when he donned the pompous … Continue reading

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Council’s secrets and lies over sale of old Ashburton Library

Residents have been outraged yet again at the latest pawn shop move to flog off public property by the wide boys who control Croydon Council, following an advertisement appearing in the local press offering the old Ashburton Library building for … Continue reading

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Woodside Labour councillor Jewitt fails to win selection

The Croydon Labour party’s selection process for candidates to stand at next year’s Town Hall elections claimed its first casualty on Wednesday night, when Karen Jewitt, councillor for Woodside ward, failed to be selected. Jewitt has been a Croydon councillor … Continue reading

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Council extends consultation deadline over Arena academy

After protests from locals that too little time had been offered to respond, Croydon Council has extended the consultation period on its controversial proposals (aka “determined plan”) to build a large secondary school at Croydon Arena in South Norwood. As … Continue reading

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Tory councillor opposes council’s plan for Arena Academy

Another split has opened among the fracturing local Conservatives group. Adam Kellett, the councillor for Ashburton ward, took to the floor of a packed public meeting at South Norwood’s Croydon Youth Theatre Organisation on Wednesday night to tell the deputy … Continue reading

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Bah humbug! Tory councillor complains at ‘too early’ Christmas

One of Croydon’s Conservative councillors wants to stop the town’s retailers from starting their Christmas sales campaigns too early. Ashburton councillor Adam Kellett put forward his own forthright views in a question to the council leader Mike Fisher at the … Continue reading

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