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Oasis governors cleared to rule on academy planning decision

Croydon Council’s highly paid legal eagles see nothing wrong with current and former governors from an Oasis academy in the borough being part of a planning committee that is to decide on an application to build a six-forms-of-entry Oasis academy … Continue reading

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Arena trams ‘most congested part of network’ says Bee

Croydon Council’s planning committee meets next month to consider the application to build a massive secondary academy on Metropolitan Open Land next to Croydon Sports Arena. But the Labour-run council’s cabinet member for transport has already suggested that public transport … Continue reading

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Newman refuses to halt ‘bias’ on Arena academy ‘stitch-up’

Residents in Woodside ward are demanding an urgent meeting with their three Labour councillors, including council leader Tony Newman, and insist that any councillors on the planning committee with links to Oasis academies – including the chairman, Paul Scott, another … Continue reading

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Woodside residents worried over contract for Oasis academy

Along comes another non-public “public consultation” non-consultation, which has all the appearances that the local authority wants as few people as possible take part. The notice – which we have reproduced below – was first spotted by Inside Croydon’s loyal … Continue reading

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Planning committee dominated by Oasis school governors

Angry residents from Woodside and South Norwood are considering a formal complaint about the conduct of a meeting on Thursday in which four of the 10 members of the council’s planning committee, including the chairman, all had some connection with … Continue reading

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Arena Academy proposals look like a quart for a pint-sized plot

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Dealing with the borough’s school places shortage is looking to be a particularly difficult problem, especially in finding suitable sites, writes ANDREW PELLING Croydon Council faces an extraordinarily difficult task in finding sites for new schools to accommodate … Continue reading

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