Category Archives: Purley

Comedy Night at the Lord Roberts on the Green, Purley, Jul 4

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Croydon Classic Car Show, Rotary Field, Purley, Jun 25

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Scott’s account doesn’t tally with video record of meeting

CROYDON COMMENTARY: At Paul Scott’s planning meetings, the public, even MPs, are sometimes denied an opportunity to put their case, while the committee chairman is observed acting as an advocate for his architect colleagues. Inside Croydon recently published Councillor Scott’s … Continue reading

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Scott offers account of controversial Purley planning meeting

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Last week, the so-called chair of the council’s so-called planning committee responded to complaints about overdevelopment from the people he is supposed to represent by accusing them of Nimbyism and claiming that his committee is unable to do … Continue reading

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Croydon’s All Day Art Club moves to new venue in Purley

Croydon’s All Day Art Club has a new location and a new regular time for its sessions which, well, last all (or at least most of), the day. Judith Kidd, a member of the arts group, says, “We have recently … Continue reading

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What’s the point of planning committee with Scott in charge?

CROYDON COMMENTARY: A senior councillor’s arrogant dismissal of residents who have sought to protect and defend their neighbourhoods from crass over-development is among the most-read articles on the site this week. Here, Purley resident TOM MOORHOUSE responds and provides some … Continue reading

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Shock as Labour manifesto backs BML2 rail scheme

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, reports on an election commitment which could scare off voters in London’s most marginal seat When it was officially launched this morning the Labour Party election manifesto, much trailed through leaks last week, when formally … Continue reading

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