Tag Archives: Charity Commission

Charity Commission probes SPAC for breaking ‘no politics’ rule

Now the subject of fraud investigations, the controversial SPAC Nation church is also under threat of losing its status as a registered charity, too, which could cost it an estimated £250,000 per year SPAC Nation, the money-grabbing cult-like church who … Continue reading

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Charity Commission launches financial probe into Tabernacle

An evangelical church based in West Croydon has been placed under investigation by the Charity Commission and had its bank accounts frozen. The Croydon Tabernacle is the second evangelical church based in Croydon to be placed under formal investigation by … Continue reading

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Commission finds Sutton elderly charity failed to report thefts

An investigation by the Charity Commission has found that Sutton Liberal Democrats may have been involved in preventing a prompt report to the police of serious concerns about the financial affairs of a local charity for the elderly. The Commission’s … Continue reading

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Mum’s the word: LibDem fraudster’s link with council leader

Ruth Dombey, the leader of Sutton Council, is facing further questions over how much she knew, and when, about the fraud case involving a charity serving local old people which led to the resignation of one of her fellow Liberal … Continue reading

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Consumer champions’ test standards that just won’t wash

At its annual general meeting today, the Consumers’ Association will be challenged by an Inside Croydon reader who reckons the charity needs to undergo some serious user testing of its own. PATRICK TAYLOR tells his story of how he started … Continue reading

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Charity Commission report confirms block on council takeover

The Charity Commission, the official body responsible for supervising the management and running of the nation’s charities, has today published a report into the trust which runs the Fairfield Halls following an investigation instigated after seeing reports on Inside Croydon … Continue reading

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Charity Commission forces council to drop Fairfield takeover

Croydon Council’s plans to take over the Fairfield Halls have collapsed, in yet another embarrassing and costly (for Council Tax-payers) reversal for the Conservative administration at the Town Hall. And this at a time when the costs of the much-needed … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Charity, Council Tax, Croydon Council, Dudley Mead, Education, Fairfield, Fairfield Halls, London Mozart Players, London-wide issues, Margaret Mead, Planning, Riesco Collection, Theatre, URV, Warehouse Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Commitment, Croydon-style: charity which benefits business

A Croydon-based charity which next month is staging a high-profile fund-raising abseil off Taberner House has been issued with an official warning that it is in default of its legal duties. Croydon Commitment – with the slogan “Charity is our … Continue reading

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Charity Commission to examine takeover of Fairfield Halls

The Charity Commission is to look into Conservative-run Croydon Council’s plans to take over the running of the Fairfield Halls and London Mozart Players. The Commission’s decision follows reports on Inside Croydon. Papers for the decision-making cabinet last month suggested … Continue reading

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