Category Archives: Sutton Council

Noxious Brake and the burning questions over red diesel

BELLE MONT, our Sutton reporter, on the latest bit of cant and crass hypocrisy from that borough’s most senior FibDem Having achieved the dubious accolade of being the answer to a Pointless question, MP Tom Brake seems determined to demonstrate … Continue reading

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Carshalton Park Round Table Fireworks, Nov 4

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Veolia accused of ‘cheap PR stunt’ as their bins break the law

BELLE MONT, our Sutton reporter, on the latest bit of rubbish from the borough’s bin contractors Veolia, the bin contractors who helped to create #SuttonBinShame and chaos when they started working in Sutton earlier this year, have been accused of … 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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Cheers! The Hope is London’s Pub of the Year – again

The Hope, Carshalton, will be toasting its success as the CAMRA Greater London Pub of the Year – for a fourth time – with the latest of its regular beer festivals, starting on September 28. There will be 16 cask … Continue reading

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Private Eye’s asking question that Negrini refuses to answer

It has already been a bad week for Tony Newman, Croydon’s council leader, and Jo Negrini, his appointee as the borough clerk. Their handling of the council’s crisis over children’s services after the Ofsted inspectors’ “inadequate” report has not drawn … Continue reading

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Willow weaving workshop, Beddington Park, Oct 8

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