Tag Archives: Kirstie Smith

BINMAGEDDON!: How our new collection has passed us by

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The first week of Veolia’s new bin collection schedule has been and gone, with varying reports of successful, and less successful, experiences, of still-missing new wheelies, and wheelie bins that have come, and then gone again. Here, South … Continue reading

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BINMAGEDDON! Why can’t the council engage with residents?

CROYDON COMMENTARY: So just how might Croydon’s householders cope with the invasion of wheelie bins we have been told to expect over the coming weeks? KIRSTIE SMITH, right, has some suggestions Inside Croydon’s coverage of Binmageddon coincided with the day … Continue reading

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The day I cried over my child’s nursery’s ‘Lockdown Policy’

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Much has been made since Saturday night’s atrocities around Borough Market and London Bridge about how the capital has carried on as normal. But as KIRSTIE SMITH asks, how can we do ‘normal’ when even children’s nurseries in … Continue reading

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Taking the milk from babies is an NHS cut too far

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Our under-funded NHS has chosen to make cuts which will adversely affect women, as KIRSTIE SMITH, pictured, knows very well from her own experience The decision of Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group, or CCG, to stop prescribing specialist baby … Continue reading

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