Category Archives: Business

Buck-ing the trend: Croydon Labour staffer challenges Mayor

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports on wranglings within Labour in south London over the social cleansing of working class areas An employee of the Labour Party in Croydon has condemned Labour’s London Mayor Sadiq Khan for having a gentrification agenda … Continue reading

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Croydon sales assistant cooks up rhymes in the kitchen

A rap including the line “If your main concern is the paper, it’s all good, you can buy now and pay later”, written and performed by a part-time kitchen sales assistant from Croydon, has gone viral online, with more than … Continue reading

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Donations still welcome in Shakespeare’s homelessness appeal

An appeal for essential items to help Croydon’s homeless this winter has been a huge success, with donations flooding in to the campaign’s collection points at the offices of JB Shakespeare funeral directors in Croydon and Selsdon.

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SE19 Lates Christmas market, Crystal Palace, Dec 13 and 20

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Award goes to Brick by Brick, when director was among judges

• Council house-building company formed in 2015 has yet to complete a single new home • Senior council executive was among the judges for awards where Brick by Brick ‘triumphed’ • Council spent public money on advertising last week with … Continue reading

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Wetherspoons boss’s Croydon no-show on his Brexit pub crawl

Tim Martin, the boss of the JD Wetherspoons pub chain, failed to turn up for his own Brexit talk at one of his pubs in Croydon this afternoon. Martin, the founder and chairman of the cut-price pub chain, was due … Continue reading

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Planning chair prejudices position with speech for developers

The charge that Croydon’s Blairite council leadership is too cosy with property developers and their architect chums has been given even greater weight, after the chair of the borough’s planning committee gave a rousing speech at a launch event for … Continue reading

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