Category Archives: Croydon North

A series of unfortunate events: our best read articles in 2016

Croydon is poorly served by many of its local politicians. A quick review of the most-read stories on Inside Croydon in 2016 shows that our loyal reader has been an avid consumer of some of their least attractive behaviour 10, … Continue reading

Posted in Chris Philp MP, Commuting, Croydon Central, Croydon Council, Croydon North, Croydon South, Emily Benn, Gavin Barwell MP, Sandilands derailment, Steve Reed MP, TfL, Tramlink, Transport | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Council’s £1m discount on flats secures planning permission

WALTER CRONXITE has discovered that if you offer Croydon Council enough of a cash incentive, there’s seemingly no carbuncle monstrous enough that its planning department won’t allow you to build it Tomorrow night’s meeting of the council’s planning committee shows … Continue reading

Posted in Alison Butler, Broad Green, Church and religions, Croydon Council, Croydon North, Environment, Friends of Wandle Park, Jo Negrini, Paul Scott, Planning, Stuart Collins, Wandle Park | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

MP Reed joins criticism of overdevelopment by Brick by Brick

WALTER CRONXITE reports on the splits emerging between Croydon’s Progress politicians over the profiteering plans for thousands of new homes across the borough Steve Reed OBE, the recently very reticent MP for Lambeth South/Croydon North [delete to taste], has raised … Continue reading

Posted in Alison Butler, Brick by Brick, Colm Lacey, Croydon Council, Croydon North, Housing, Jo Negrini, Planning, Property, Schools, Shirley, Steve Reed MP, Upper Norwood | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

McKenzie launches his leadership bid for English Democrats

Less than a year after joining the English Democrats from UKIP, Winston McKenzie, the failed politician who has never won an election in his life, now wants to challenge for the leadership of his latest party. But McKenzie will have … Continue reading

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MPs tell House of Commons of Croydon’s ‘shock and sorrow’

“When we say goodbye to our loved ones each morning, it never crosses our mind that we may not see them again. Seven families are now having to face that terrible reality, and other people will return to their loved … Continue reading

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MP Reed sponsors exhibit to raise awareness of FGM

Steve Reed OBE, together with MPs from all parties, was at the opening of a week-long art exhibition at the House of Commons this week celebrating tales of survival from women affected by Female Genital Mutilation. Reed, the MP for … Continue reading

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Mystery over what happened to McKenzie’s election donations

The “Chump from the Dump” has suffered another election knock-out. But as WALTER CRONXITE reports, the wannabe politician doesn’t always lose his deposit Being an ex-boxer, and a not very good one at that, Winston McKenzie should be familiar with … Continue reading

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