Category Archives: Coulsdon

Tories’ reward for failure: ex-MP Barwell gets £31,000 pay hike

A 22% pay rise, plus winding-up expenses, jobs for the boys (and girl), resettlement grants and a very generous redundancy package means that one Croydon Conservative has never had it so good. And all at your expense, as WALTER CRONXITE … Continue reading

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Tories scrape together B Listers, but miss out Selhurst

KEN LEE, our Town Hall reporter, on the latest sign that Croydon’s Tories really don’t much care for the north of the borough Four months on from the botched announcement of their candidates for next May’s local elections, and Croydon’s … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon residents ready for back-garden developers

As BARRATT HOLMES reports, the opening moves in the battle for your back gardens have just begun Croydon’s Tories really know no shame. Publicly, they are keen to try to score petty political points by claiming to be opposed to … Continue reading

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Coulsdon mum’s lightbulb moment wins prestigious award

After having an inventor’s “lightbulb moment”, Coulsdon mum Anna Lloyd is now being referred to as a “mumpreneur”, after her Buggi Lights won one of the most rigorously judged awards in the parenting industry. Lloyd’s Buggi Lights took gold at … Continue reading

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The Snow Queen, Coulsdon Community Centre, Dec 9-17

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Woodcote High Christmas event, Coulsdon, Dec 7

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SPAD Creatura about to become dumb and dumber at Town Hall

WALTER CRONXITE reports on how the law of unintended consequences – and the rules of the Civil Service – might just be about to catch up with Gavin Barwell’s gobby fac totum Ho! Ho! Ho! Has Christmas come early for … Continue reading

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