Category Archives: Coulsdon

£180m Fairfield operator contract is called-in for scrutiny

Fifteen Conservative councillors signed official forms to call-in the decision to award the operator contract for the Fairfield Halls, a move which some fear might delay the appointment process, and others have described as petty political point-scoring. The matter will … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon park awarded poignant Centenary Field status

Grange Park in Old Coulsdon, which includes one of the borough’s war memorials, is to become the first Centenary Field in south London. The occasion will be marked on Saturday when Toni Letts, the deputy mayor, unveils a plaque in … Continue reading

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Barwell adopts United Airlines approach to his housing ‘debate’

WALTER CRONXITE uncovers a Tory astroturfing exercise which has hand-picked the audience for a bogus housing ‘debate’ with the local MP Loyal Croydon Tory supporters of the government minister, Gavin Barwell, have adopted the ticketing practices of United Airlines ahead … Continue reading

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Grange Park Easter Eggstravaganza, Old Coulsdon, Apr 15

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Councillor criticises ‘casual racism’ displayed at Brexit debate

Within a week of the savage mob attack in Shrublands which left a teenaged asylum seeker fighting for his life and which is being investigated as a hate crime, a Labour councillor has felt it necessary to remind some members … Continue reading

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Breakfast with the birds, Coulsdon Common, Apr 30

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Easter trails on Kenley and Coulsdon Commons, Apr 14/17

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