Category Archives: Coulsdon West

Tories rush to pick Croydon candidate for General Election

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE on latest indications that, while Theresa Mayhem might be saying one thing, behind the scenes her ‘top advisers’ are doing another Senior figures in Downing Street, which presumably must mean gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell, the Prime Minister’s … Continue reading

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Calls for Creatura to be sacked from his Downing Street job

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE on the latest egregious breach of his employment contract by the Tories’ desperately ambitious parliamentary candidate for Croydon Central On the day when his boss at No10 seems set to suffer one of the worst defeats … Continue reading

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All change, as TfL consults on two bus routes for Cane Hill

Hold very tight please… our transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, has news of more changes to local bus services Transport for London public consultations are a bit like their buses… you wait for ages for one, and then two come along … Continue reading

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‘People’s Vote’ poll paints bleak picture for Labour in London

WALTER CRONXITE has been crunching some numbers from the latest opinion poll A much bigger survey than usual  of London voters by YouGov, as part of their mega 25,000-people national poll (funded by something calling itself “The People’s Vote”), suggests … Continue reading

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Meeting called over failed Addiscombe one-way scheme

The Addiscombe traffic balls-up is set to be discussed at a public meeting next week. The organisers were unable to confirm whether a proposal to change the name of Lebanon Road to “Alderman Watson Boulevard” will be on the agenda. … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s SPAD accused of using data scraping dark arts

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Twitter special adviser is the subject of a formal complaint to the Information Commissioner for the misuse of personal data, as WALTER CRONXITE reports New year, same old Croydon Tories. A mass emailing sent in the … Continue reading

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Honoured? It’s still a case of ‘who you know’, and who you pay

There were several Croydon figures in the New Year’s Honours list published on Saturday, many of them having been generous donors to political parties or time-serving journeymen for politicians, as KEN LEE reports The Cabinet Office is keen to emphasise … Continue reading

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