Tag Archives: Kent

Walk out to winter with the Woodland Trust’s wild guide

With the cost-of-living crisis biting, a simpler, more environmentally friendly festive celebration is top of many people’s Christmas list this year – with fresh air and free fun on the cards instead of expensive gifts, excess and waste. The Woodland … Continue reading

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Council ‘too quick to pass the buck’ over child abuse claims

Local Government Ombudsman orders Croydon to conduct an audit of child sexual abuse cases going back three years, after the authority’s response to a draft report ‘suggests wider systemic issues’ Croydon’s children’s services department may have “systemic” errors, according to … Continue reading

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Go take a flying jump – and raise funds for LNK charity

Lives Not Knives, the Croydon charity that works with schools in a campaign against violent youth crime, is staging an all-day sky-diving event in May to help raise funds. LNK hopes to raise a minimum of £500 each from each … Continue reading

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Croydon press chief Burrows makes move to Kent

Matt Burrows, the council’s head of communications, is to leave Croydon to head up a similar department at Kent County Council. Burrows, 32, has worked at Croydon since 2007, and his departure will be viewed as another blow to the … Continue reading

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