Tag Archives: Kirsty MacColl

Mayor Perry spends £140,000 on gym equipment for Monks Hill

Politics, they say, is all about priorities. So while Croydon Mayor Jason Perry takes away the £13,000 per year grant to the Selsdon Centre for the Retired and increases their rent, after hiking everyone’s Council Tax by 15%, up the … Continue reading

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£250 per day fees paid to lead on borough’s Heritage Trail

CROYDON IN CRISIS: One arts company in the borough appears to have won the Lottery for its role in the less-than-inspiring flagship project for the Borough of Culture. EXCLUSIVE by STEVEN DOWNES The project lead working on the Music Heritage … Continue reading

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It’s hard to find signs of the borough’s musical heritage trail

So just what do we get for the £220,000 of Lottery cash splurged on Croydon’s Music Heritage Trail? We sent LOUISA GAUTREY along to road-test the trail and its accompanying app As a teenager who listens to a wide range … Continue reading

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Croydon goes ga-ga for a radio channel of its own

The man behind Croydon Radio, TIM LONGHURST, says that the new internet station’s Try Out days were such a success, budding broadcasters can expect more to come very soon Croydon Radio’s Try Out Days saw more than 20 potential new … Continue reading

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Bang a drum for the memory of T.Rex’s Mickey Finn

Resident reviewer BELLA BARTOCK always considered herself a child of the revolution, and she was reminded of this when rocking in the aisles at the Fairfield Halls last week Well known now for dubstep, with groups such as Skream originating … Continue reading

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