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‘Anarchy in Croydon’ fears as Mayor axes 22 safety officer jobs

Neighbourhood Safety Officers work to reduce fly-tipping and anti-social behaviour, and one worker facing redundancy warns that erasing his department is ‘a complete invitation to stabbings’. By STEVEN DOWNES A council workers’ union is claiming that cash-strapped Croydon’s decision to … Continue reading

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The end of an error? Birdwoman of Shirley kicked off her nest

News came through late yesterday morning that the controversial Christine Foreman, the Birdwoman of Shirley, had her home on Wickham Road seized by bailiffs, after she had failed to pay her court fees following her sentencing at Croydon Magistrates’ Court … Continue reading

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Magistrates opt not to cage the Birdwoman of Shirley

Christine Foreman, the Birdwoman of Shirley, flew the coop on Monday, taking wing from Croydon Magistrates after escaping a custodial sentence but with a warning ringing in her ears that if she is caught again feeding the flock of pigeons … Continue reading

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