Tag Archives: Councillor

Speeding to a conclusion when the numbers do not add up

Croydon resident ANTHONY MILLER is concerned about speed limits. What’s worrying him are suggestions of reducing the speed limit to 20mph Hidden away in the Tweets of our local councillors are many controversial policy ideas. The ones that the Milibands … Continue reading

Posted in Addiscombe West, Commuting, Environment, London-wide issues, Purley, Sean Fitzsimons, Transport | Tagged , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

For Falks’ sake: Norwood tunnel’s overlooked coverage

In the past couple of weeks, Inside Croydon carried two pieces on the centenary of the foot tunnel at Norwood Junction: one, here, on its history, the other about the ceremony staged to mark the occasion, where Croydon’s partisan mayor … Continue reading

Posted in Community associations, Eddy Arram, Environment, History, Paul Scott, Transport, Woodside | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Croydon starts to gag councillors over planning bids

Another one of Croydon Council’s more ludicrous internal memos reaches us here at Inside Croydon. This one, from the council’s official solicitor, seeks to forbid councillors from talking to local residents on planning matters. Some times. They’re just not entirely … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Cane Hill, Clare Hilley, Croydon Council, Environment, Housing, Jon Rouse, Julie Belvir, London-wide issues, Menta Tower, Planning, Property, Restaurants, Ruskin Square, URV | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Council planning to keep residents in the dark on planning

Times must be hard at Croydon Council. For while they can afford to help finance the lovely new HQ building as part of an ambitious £450 million redevelopment scheme, or find £20million a year to hire “consultants” and temporary directors … Continue reading

Posted in Council Tax, Croydon Council, Environment, Housing, Jon Rouse, Planning, Property | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sadvertiser gives Inside Croydon a silly boost in traffic

Inside Croydon would like to thank Glenn Ebrey, editor of the Croydon Sadvertiser (our nickname which even the paper’s own staff now uses). Despite having to deal with at least two recent complaints about his paper to the Press Complaints … Continue reading

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