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Council belatedly offers free furniture to community groups

Public pressure, or even a degree of shame, does seem to have some effect on the benighted managers at Conservative-controlled Croydon Council. Last month, our loyal reader will recall, Inside Croydon exposed how the council had given first dibs on … Continue reading

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Councillors given free pick of Taberner’s unwanted furniture

‘Ere, Rodney. Fancy a new tear-shaped sofa for Nelson Mandela House? The spectre of Del Boy stalks Croydon Council every day. After forking out £3 million on furnishings for its new offices because its existing chairs and desks just would … Continue reading

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£3.1m on HQ’s furniture is “value for money” in Croydon

Lewis Carroll couldn’t have made this up. There is a proposal going before Croydon Council’s corporate services committee on Wednesday that suggests spending £3.14 million of public money on new furniture and fittings for Bernard Weatherill House, the council headquarters … Continue reading

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