Category Archives: Stuart King

£100,000 scheme to help warm up low-income households

Croydon Council has approved a £100,000 three-year scheme to save low-income households £400 on their energy bills. Though the council is a little more coy when it comes to explaining that those savings will be slowly accrued, at a rate … Continue reading

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£20m for cycling strategy could get Croydon on their bikes

The council has announced a five-year plan for cycling in the borough. Our biking correspondent, EDDIE MERKS, reckons it might finally get Croydon out of second gear Croydon’s never really taken cycling seriously. At a time when other London boroughs … Continue reading

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Tory MP told to apologise after bad joke about road safety

A Tory MP was forced into an embarrassing U-turn last night, after an attempt to score petty party political points over road safety. Chris Philp, the Conservative MP for Croydon South, was widely criticised on social media after he tweeted … Continue reading

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Grange Road residents count the costs of speeding drivers

Another winter’s night, and another car crash on Grange Road in South Norwood. Pictured left is the scene outside 227 Grange ​Road  at 11pm last night​. The incident was attended by two ambulances. The young driver involved in the incident, … Continue reading

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Car lobbyist Morgan now insists: don’t walk, it’s dangerous

Walking to school is dangerous. That’s the considered advice of a … car campaigner from Coulsdon, as he tries to block a Croydon Council initiative to reduce polluting exhausts and to get some of the borough’s primary-aged children daily exercise … Continue reading

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Council plans week-long closures for Croydon Underpass

Less than 18 months since there was traffic gridlock in the town centre because of the closure of the Croydon Underpass, and the council has announced another set of works which will see the road linking Wellesley Road and Park … Continue reading

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Official investigation under way over West Thornton selection

WALTER CRONXITE reports on further delays and dispute in Croydon Labour’s candidate selection process ahead of next May’s local elections Labour Party officials in West Thornton ward face an investigation after what one member described as a “farce” of a … Continue reading

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