Category Archives: Purley

Tory MP helps to promote 10% off takeaway curry offer

See, that’s the problem when, as the constituency MP, you “show your support for local business” by posing for a picture outside the local curry house owned by a Tory Party donor. Before long, you’re appearing plastered all over a … Continue reading

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Power Networks are in a hole after ordering wrong-sized cable

Inside Croydon can expose yet another multi-million-pound “cover-up”, this time by a utility company which has been digging holes in the roads between Sutton and Purley to lay electricity cable between two sub-stations, only then to fill in the holes. … Continue reading

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SING Purley new term begins with free sessions, Feb 23

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Bingo! Join Purley BID as it celebrates its first birthday, Feb 23

Purley BID is celebrating its first birthday next Thursday with a Networking Bingo event. “Have a drink some nibbles as well as meeting some new contact with our networking bingo,” they say. The event is at the Pear Tree, 908-912 … Continue reading

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Watson’s moving speech homes in on a Labour weakness

WALTER CRONXITE on what could turn out to be another boost for local estate agents, unwittingly provided by Croydon Council Mark Watson is going nowhere – and that’s official. Well, at least that’s what the under-pressure Addiscombe councillor told a … Continue reading

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Help Purley Food Hub help others with its February appeal list

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Council planning chief agrees to give a talk to ‘ladies’ of Purley

Heather Cheesbrough, Croydon’s six-figure salaried director of planning and strategic transport, is to address a public meeting next week – at an event which is only open to women. Cheesbrough has been in post at Fisher’s Folly, the council offices, … Continue reading

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