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London’s capital celebration of 50 years of transport Freedom

Former GLC councillor DAVID WHITE, pictured right, looks back to a scheme that revolutionised travel for generations of Londoners and ahead to a 50th birthday event this weekend It is 50 years since the Freedom Pass transformed getting around the … Continue reading

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50 years of the Freedom Pass rally, Southwark Park, Sep 23

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Freedom Pass-users left to wait by Southern’s new timetable

JEREMY CLACKSON, our transport correspondent, on the emerging problems of ‘clustering’ of rail services under Southern and Thameslink’s new timetable, which is due to begin – as long as there are no delays – on Sunday At Victoria Station this … Continue reading

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Special lunch club launched for seniors on Selsdon Road

The latest initiative from members of the South Croydon Community Association is a senior citizens’ luncheon club every Tuesday at La Spezia, the Selsdon Road deli run by Giorgio Raffaelli. The special menu offers soup and bread for £1; sandwich … Continue reading

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Crisis? What Crisis? Ottaway’s getaway on his yacht

Two years ago, when faced with massive public disquiet over his outrageous expenses claims, including £100,000 towards his second home, the local Tories blinked when they had the chance to de-select the arrogant and self-satisfied Bletchingley resident, Richard Ottaway, as … Continue reading

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