Tag Archives: Croydon

Tories scrape together B Listers, but miss out Selhurst

KEN LEE, our Town Hall reporter, on the latest sign that Croydon’s Tories really don’t much care for the north of the borough Four months on from the botched announcement of their candidates for next May’s local elections, and Croydon’s … Continue reading

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Council wanted to whitewash report on police ‘bashment ban’

Today, we publish the review on the borough’s night-time economy and the police’s licensing policies, which council leader Tony Newman and chief exec Jo Negrini didn’t want you to see. WALTER CRONXITE reports Croydon Council officials have suppressed a report … Continue reading

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Westfield takeover raises uncertainties for Croydon mall

There’s renewed uncertainty over the future of the Croydon town centre redevelopment by Westfield, after the developers’ parent company announced in Sydney overnight that it is the subject of a £18.5billion takeover bid from French company Unibail-Rodamco. The deal, which … Continue reading

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4,000 residents apply to buy pocket-sized Addiscombe flats

A private developer building a residential tower just across the road from the 50p-bit building and tram tracks of East Croydon has received more than 4,000 expressions of interest from Croydon residents who might want to take one of the … Continue reading

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It’s jingle bells with a calypso lilt on Turtle Bay’s festive menu

BELLA BARTOCK, our culture vulture, has discovered an appetising alternative for the office Christmas outing “What, another plate of turkey with all the trimmings?” my companion said, pointing at my midriff, when I suggested that she join me for a … Continue reading

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First Birthday Exhibition, Elizabeth James Gallery, Dec 7

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Collins deserves new T-shirt as fly-tip figures start to fall

Now might be the time for Stuart Collins to start dishing out the T-shirts. Three years ago, the Labour councillor put in charge of getting Croydon’s streets clean launched a “Don’t Mess With Croydon – Take Pride” campaign, handing out … Continue reading

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