Tag Archives: Coombe Wood

Council gardeners are now an endangered species in Croydon

CROYDON COMMENTARY: While the new Mayor announces the restoration of some services, such as the graffiti-cleaning team, other parts of the fabric of the borough are still vanishing, like red-list endangered species, in this year’s £38m round of cut-backs. PETER … Continue reading

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Labour backs plan to build selective school on Green Belt

KEN LEE reports on a planning application that would lead to Croydon getting its first grammar school since the 1970s A planning application is being considered by the council to develop a site in Croydon’s Green Belt, concrete over some … Continue reading

Posted in Alisa Flemming, Alison Butler, Chris Philp MP, Coombe Wood School, Croydon Council, Croydon South, Education, Paul Scott, Planning, Schools, South Croydon, Tony Newman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Croydon celebrates its parks – but omits Queen’s Gardens

A press release plops on to the news editor’s desk here at Inside Croydon Towers. It arrives via a PR agency called Grey Label. And it announces that earlier this week, no fewer than 11 of Croydon’s open spaces were … Continue reading

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