Category Archives: Croydon Guardian

‘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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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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And then there were none: journo No4 quits Croydon Guardian

Will the last person to leave the Croydon Guardian offices please turn off the lights? As the journalists on Croydon and Sutton’s free newspapers extend their dispute with rapacious owners Newsquest over compulsory redundancies, news comes of yet another staff … Continue reading

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More redundancies at free paper take news off the agenda

Most of the journalists – or at least, any journalists who are left – at local free papers the Croydon Guardian and the Sutton Guardian have been put on notice of redundancy by the company which owns them, Newsquest, in … Continue reading

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Former reporter in bitter attack against ‘clickbait’ Advertiser

STEVEN DOWNES on an extraordinary Twitter outburst from a “heart broken” local newspaper journalist who says that redundancies and cut-backs at his old workplace have made things “really shit” The Croydon Sadvertiser is dead. It’s ceased to be. It’s pushing … Continue reading

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Vigilantes face stiff task against doggers in Shirley Hills

There’s outrage and uproar in the sleepy suburb of Shirley, according to reports in the Croydon Grauniad. The freebie paper’s online edition’s best-read news report of the last 24 hours is one which glories in having the headline: “Police hunting … Continue reading

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Council has no proper benefit analysis on £148,000 cycle race

Transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, crunches some numbers and finds that Croydon Council forked out £148,000 for one night’s cycle racing in the town centre and has absolutely no idea whether they got value for money Here’s a combination of words … Continue reading

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