Category Archives: Local media

‘Bogus Ben’ and freesheet’s lead story prompt complaints

Sutton reporter BELLE MONT on how a LibDem election candidate has been caught out trying to take credit for a community campaign Sutton’s polluting, thieving and cage-fighting LibDem councillors and ex-councillors, despite having been caught out trying to use tax-payers’ … Continue reading

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Newman move to ban councillors who speak to Inside Croydon

With the borough’s children’s services deep in crisis, a pre-election Council Tax hike on the way and amid growing discontent over a scandal involving three senior council employees, Croydon’s council leader has taken to issuing threats to his own Labour … Continue reading

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Trains, trams and bicycles: get your tickets now for Wolmar talk

With less than a week to go, there’s just a few tickets remaining for the first Talking Inside Croydon event of 2018, when transport expert Christian Wolmar will be discussing his latest book, Railways & The Raj, and taking questions … Continue reading

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Standard practice: tram extension story goes off the rails

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on the difference between what is really happening, and what an advertising feature in the rag edited by trainee journalist Gideon Osborne says Transport for London has spent the past 24 hours trying to calmly damp … Continue reading

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Year Zero at Sadvertiser as local paper abandons archive

It’s as if nothing has happened in Croydon over the past 15 years, if the website of the Guildford-based Croydon Sadvertiser is anything to go by. The non-local paper, which abandoned its home town in 2013 to save a few … Continue reading

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Local newspaper group seeks funding through a charity appeal

Waitrose’s George Street branch is this month using part of its community charity fund-raiser to support a newspaper business which last year reported profits of £70million and which axed the jobs of around 200 professional journalists. The Croydon branch of … Continue reading

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Politics professor gives free talk on the election, and Trump

Next month, Inside Croydon is holding Talking Inside Croydon, a unique, sometimes serious, often off-beat and eclectic set of talks by experts, authors and novelists about their work, and the news and the issues of the day. As you might … Continue reading

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