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Police called out 184 times to Thornton Heath bookmakers’

The Metropolitan Police have responded to 184 call outs for problems encountered by the staffs of the 11 high street betting shops in and around Thornton Heath in the past three years, according to figures provided to a local resident … Continue reading

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Council planners powerless to halt bookies or pub closures

Among the many deceits of the last government was its supposed policy of “localism”. Under Conservative communities minister “Big Eric” Pickles, it was nothing of the sort. Local councils have been stripped of so many of their powers over the … Continue reading

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