Category Archives: Selsdon & Ballards

MP Jones describes Government nursery cuts as ‘a disgrace’

Sarah Jones, the Labour MP for Croydon Central, has branded as “a disgrace” the Government decision to cut a grant to a specialist nursery in South Croydon which, for the past 40 years, has helped school-aged mums get back into … Continue reading

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Author event with Christopher Bowden, Selsdon Library, Jan 27

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Author talk with Monica Bose, Selsdon Library, Mar 8

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Tories’ reward for failure: ex-MP Barwell gets £31,000 pay hike

A 22% pay rise, plus winding-up expenses, jobs for the boys (and girl), resettlement grants and a very generous redundancy package means that one Croydon Conservative has never had it so good. And all at your expense, as WALTER CRONXITE … Continue reading

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Churchill’s spectacles for sale at Farleigh Christmas auction

A pair of spectacles belonging to Churchill – the wartime Prime Minister, not the insurance company’s nodding dog – are the highlight lot in the latest auction to be staged at Farleigh Golf Club next month, on December 6 (with … Continue reading

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Senior Tory councillor quits Town Hall but keeps it all quiet

KEN LEE, our Town Hall reporter, on the disappearing act performed by one of the local Tories’ former leading lights Unannounced at the Town Hall, and unmentioned to the people of Selsdon and Ballards ward she was supposed to be … Continue reading

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Croydon High PTA’s Winter Fair, Selsdon, Dec 2

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