Category Archives: Gordon Ross

Hague and Morley are added to Selhurst by-election slate

Croydon’s Green Party has selected the group’s co-leader, Tracey Hague, as their candidate for the council by-election in Selhurst ward. At the weekend, the Liberal Democrats became the last of the major parties, and UKIP, to announce who would be … Continue reading

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Scouring Croham’s campaign for anything that might inspire

VOTE 2014: Over the next couple of weeks, we will preview the local elections with a look at key wards and the key issues. With 15 candidates from seven parties or groups standing in Croham, with the Greens, UKIP and … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 council elections, Croydon Greens, Croydon South, Gordon Ross, Jason Perry, Jon Bigger, Maria Gatland, Michael Neal, Parking, Property, Pubs, Shasha Khan, South Croydon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Croydon more Green than purple, but will they win any seats?

The deadline for entering candidates for May 22’s local elections was 4pm today. We have reported the key selections from Labour and the Conservatives across the borough over the past year, but only now do we have the complete list … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 council elections, Addiscombe West, Ashburton, Bensham Manor, Broad Green, Coulsdon East, Coulsdon West, Croydon Greens, Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood, Fairfield, Fieldway, Gordon Ross, Heathfield, Kenley, New Addington, Norbury, Peter Staveley, Purley, Robert King, Sanderstead, Selhurst, Selsdon & Ballards, Shasha Khan, Shirley, South Croydon, South Norwood, Thornton Heath, Waddon, West Thornton, Winston McKenzie, Woodside | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Greens hold back from promising to scrap £1bn incinerator

The Green Party launched its local election manifesto for Croydon yesterday, confirming that it will field a full slate of 70 candidates across the whole of the borough. The Greens seem poised to benefit on voting day next month from … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 council elections, Croydon Greens, Environment, Fly tipping, Fracking, Gordon Ross, Knife crime, Refuse collection, Shasha Khan, South Croydon, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Arsenic with no grace: fracking campaign issues warnings

Environmental activists and Green party members, worried that engineers may soon be conducting experimental drilling for oil in Croydon, have formed the Frack Free Surrey campaign to co-ordinate and lead opposition to fracking. As Inside Croydon was first to report … Continue reading

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Viridor’s heating claims “don’t stand up to scrutiny”

A leading anti-incinerator campaigner claims that plans for waste management company Viridor and Sutton Council to provide heating for local residents “don’t stand up to scrutiny” and that a £1 billion waste incinerator scheme could even be in breach of … Continue reading

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Green MEP to join campaign against incinerator

Jean Lambert, the Green Party’s MEP for London, is to visit Beddington, the site of the proposed waste incinerator, to meet concerned residents and give her support to the Stop the South London Incinerator Campaign. With growing evidence of markedly … Continue reading

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