Tag Archives: Croydon

‘Nostradamus Newman’ and his hot air on Heathrow expansion

If there was any remaining doubt, Tony Newman demonstrated yet again today that he don’t half talk some rubbish. Labour’s leader of Croydon Council decided to stick his two penn’orth in to the airport  debate, in the midst of the … Continue reading

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And then there were none: journo No4 quits Croydon Guardian

Will the last person to leave the Croydon Guardian offices please turn off the lights? As the journalists on Croydon and Sutton’s free newspapers extend their dispute with rapacious owners Newsquest over compulsory redundancies, news comes of yet another staff … Continue reading

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BearDog presents Do You Mind?, Spread Eagle Theatre, Nov 4

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New NHS cuts include IVF, a women’s refuge and babies’ milk

JAMES KILLDARE, our health correspondent, reports on some of the hard choices being made about NHS services locally If you live in Croydon and have expectations of using NHS services, then hard luck, because you have lost out in a … Continue reading

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Commuter group calls on transport ministry to act on Southern

An organisation representing rail commuters has begun circulating a poster showing a picture of the overcrowded platforms at East Croydon Station as part of an appeal to DafT, the Department for Transport, to intervene to resolve the dispute between Southern … Continue reading

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£1.4bn Westfield plans set for council showdown next month

Revised plans for the £1.4 billion Westfield and Hammerson redevelopment of Croydon town centre seem likely to go before a showdown meeting of the council’s planning committee next month, and without any major adjustments to the much-altered scheme which was … Continue reading

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Nightwatch chairman Adams given lifetime service award

Jad Adams, the chair of homelessness charity Croydon Nightwatch, has been honoured with the lifetime service award at the Mayor of Croydon’s Civic Awards. Adams has been volunteering with Nightwatch since 1979, and has been its chairman since 1992. This … Continue reading

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