Category Archives: Purley

Negrini’s ‘absurd’ response over planning conflicts of interest

BARRATT HOLMES reports on how the council CEO is trying to pretend that £250m-worth of planning applications from the council’s own housing company have anything to do with the council’s cabinet member for housing, whose husband also just happens to … Continue reading

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Minister calls in plans for 17-storey tower block in Purley

Our housing reporter, BARRATT HOLMES, on a piece of party political tit-for-tat which could stall the development of 200 homes by a year If there is a housing crisis, it clearly can’t be affecting Purley much, after the Tory government’s … Continue reading

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£180m Fairfield operator contract is called-in for scrutiny

Fifteen Conservative councillors signed official forms to call-in the decision to award the operator contract for the Fairfield Halls, a move which some fear might delay the appointment process, and others have described as petty political point-scoring. The matter will … Continue reading

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Snap up this chance to picture Purley in all its glory

Purley’s Business Improvement District team is holding a Take Notice of Purley photography competition, with categories for all ages, open to “everyone who is passionate about Purley and would like to share the best of the town we live in … Continue reading

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Easter in the Square free event, Purley town centre, Apr 15

EASTER IN THE SQUARE Sat Apr 15 3 to 5pm PURLEY TOWN SQUARE Free open air event for families Music, Drama, Crafts and much more, staged by Purley Baptist Church

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Friends of Foxley 25th anniversary, Purley, May 1

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Purley Food Hub seeks donations from you for April

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