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Westfield delaying while they seek key deal with John Lewis

EXCLUSIVE: Our retailing correspondent, M.T. WALLETTE, reports on the Godot-like wait for an anchor tenant for Hammersfield’s not-so-supermall Westfield have delayed re-submitting their plans for the £1.4billion redevelopment of the town centre and Whitgift Centre because are they are still … Continue reading

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Newman attacks O’Connell over his Tory cuts to police

Monday night’s council cabinet meeting was the last before the summer break, and it produced an much-needed outbreak of political passion and rhetoric. Political editor WALTER CRONXITE trawled through the webcast so that you don’t have to Tony Newman, the … Continue reading

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London’s borough leaders make call for more police funding

Tony Newman, the leader of Croydon Council, has joined with the mayors and leaders of 19 other London boroughs to call on the Government to halt the damaging cuts to spending on the Metropolitan Police. Under Tory Boris Johnson as … Continue reading

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Man In The Eye: Gavin Barwell (Part 94) (Part 2)

From today’s edition of Private Eye magazine (available at all good newsagents. And some not so good ones, too).

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Incinerator operator sends threatening letter to bird watcher

An environmentalist who has worked for more than a decade on the Beddington Farmlands site, monitoring the wildlife in an area which was supposed to be transformed into a nature reserve, has been sent a threatening letter by incinerator operators … Continue reading

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£1.4bn Westfield keeps planning committee waiting, yet again

There is, of course, one much-anticipated development application missing from tonight’s meeting of the Croydon Council planning committee: the £1.4billion Westfield project to re-mould the centre of town into a shiny new supermall. This is at least the second time … Continue reading

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Reports suggest Westfield wants 1,200 flats in town centre

BARRATT HOLMES, our housing correspondent, on the glacially slow progress being made over the Hammersfield project, which is beginning to appear ‘like a residential development with a shopping centre tacked on’ Revised plans for the £1.4billion redevelopment of a large … Continue reading

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