Category Archives: Croydon Tamil Business Forum

London Road still bypassed by aid, media and politicians

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The area worst-hit by arson and looting on the night of the riots has never been a priority, right from the moment the first petrol bombs were hurled on August 8, 2011, says PATRICK RATNARAJA London Road has … Continue reading

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Council offers four days’ notice for Question Time event

Who dares say that Croydon Council has problems with its communications with Council Tax-payers? Who has the audacity to suggest that senior councillors from the Conservative group that runs the council are a bit slow in coming forward when it … Continue reading

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Tamils working hard to get London Road back on its feet

8/8 ONE YEAR ON: Having escaped a bitter and destructive civil war, the local Tamil community is coping with the aftermath of the Croydon riots, ANDREW PELLING reports Croydon’s Tamil community saw a lot of trouble back in Sri Lanka, … Continue reading

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