Tag Archives: France

Croydon’s “only a Championship location” says planning chief

As Gavin Barwell once said, Croydon has an image problem. Our photograph, taken in Cannes yesterday morning, of the White Label-managed stand at the MIPIM  commercial property trade exhibition, shows that our south London borough is proving less of a … Continue reading

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Winger Wilson adds to Warlingham’s international honours

Chris Robshaw was not the only former Warlingham player to turn out for England at Twickenham last Saturday. Kay Wilson, 21, who played mini-rugby at Hamsey Green, scored England’s opening try against France in the women’s international that followed the … Continue reading

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Spellings takes on his Italian Job for homelessness charity

Croydon resident NEIL SPELLINGS is off on a challenge, looking to raise thousands of pounds for a very good cause I am doing some work for a large financial institution in Docklands who are holding a banger rally to raise … Continue reading

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Business leader calls for more help on VAT and rates

A leading South Croydon business figure has called for an urgent cut in business rates and for the 20 per cent VAT rate to be axed to help bars and restaurants survive the double-dip recession and avoid the fate of … Continue reading

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Reader offer: Free tickets to the Champions League final

… that is the women’s Champions League final, at Fulham’s Craven Cottage ground on Thursday, May 26.

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