Tag Archives: Croydon

MP-backed curry house has avoided massive tax and VAT bills

STEVEN DOWNES reports on how a recently re-elected Tory councillor has been overseeing a restaurant business which has left a trail of debts over the past decade A Croydon Conservative councillor, who runs an “award-winning” restaurant, has meanwhile seen five … Continue reading

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Croydon FC rocked as Whyteleafe poach manager Hudson

MARCUS TYLER reports on an unexpected development at the Trams Officials at Croydon FC were called into hurriedly arranged meetings this morning after news broke that first-team coach Harry Hudson and his assistant Callum McFarlane have left the club to … Continue reading

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Barwell left looking peri peri silly over Nando’s discount turkey

It hardly inspires confidence when the “brains trust” which is supposed to be negotiating Britain’s exit terms from the European Union can’t even manage to negotiate a discount card with a popular chain of Portuguese chicken restaurants. But Nando’s has … Continue reading

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The race to replace ‘Silent’ Steve O’Connell has already begun

Just when you thought it was safe to go out on to the streets without risk of being button-holed by political activists, WALTER CRONXITE reports that preparations are already being made for the next round of elections Weekend reports that … Continue reading

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Norbury project wins grant from £1.1m knife crime funding

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced £1.15million-worth of grants to projects around the capital, including four which operate in Croydon, and which are working to reduce knife crime and its impact on families and communities. A total of … Continue reading

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VOTE 2018: How you voted in the Town Hall elections

ELECTION LIVE BLOG: Our Croydon exit poll showed Labour 50%, Tories 37%… But keep coming back here through the night for ward-by-ward results and election news from across Croydon, Sutton and the rest of London Keep refreshing your page. The … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 council elections, Addiscombe East, Ashburton, Bromley Council, Fieldway, Gavin Barwell, Maddie Henson, New Addington, New Addington North, Shirley, Sutton Council, Tony Newman, Waddon, Winston McKenzie | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Green Dragon breathes new life into High Street night scene

Sarah Jones, the MP for Croydon Central, has welcomed £300,000-worth of private investment in one of the town centre’s most popular pubs, helping to create seven new jobs. The extensive renovation at the Green Dragon, on the High Street close … Continue reading

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