Tag Archives: Bashford

Calling the council? Try this number if you can’t get through…

Services provided by Croydon Council continue to be axed. From next week, our “Proud to Swerve” council will make it even more difficult for Council Tax-payers to register a complaint about shortcomings in borough services, as the staffing of the … Continue reading

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Book Token and council’s fake library claims exposed

Libraries correspondent GENE BRODIE has spent months undercover to get the consultation documents which Croydon Council tried to keep secret. Now we are able to publish those papers, the reason for our council’s reluctance to share the information becomes clear … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Central, Croydon Council, David Lean Cinema Campaign, Eddy Arram, Gavin Barwell, Libraries, Sanderstead, Sara Bashford, Selsdon & Ballards, Tony Newman, URV, Warehouse Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Fisher drops the ball as he juggles his Town Hall top team

CROYDON COMMENTARY: His frontbench reshuffle at the Town Hall, with one obvious sacking, no promotions for his younger councillors, and an appointment which will displease Crystal Palace supporters, provides insight into the thinking of Conservative group leader Mike Fisher with … Continue reading

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Council cock-up stops comments on library consultation

Local library campaigners are demanding that Croydon Council explains yet another cock-up with its website, one which has undermined the already shoddily organised consultation on the future of Upper Norwood Joint Library. Croydon Council’s website was offline yesterday, “for maintenance”, … Continue reading

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