Tag Archives: Lewis Carroll

£30m library deal referred for scrutiny – by report’s author

It was past 9pm last night, Bank Holiday Monday, when the official Croydon Council Twitter feed spluttered into life (double time for someone in the press office, perhaps?), offering a link to some new content on the official council website. … 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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Potter’s Dreamchild gets rare screening at Shirley this Saturday

The Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign is on the road again this week, with a special showing of Dennis Potter‘s Dream Child at the Shirley Community Centre in Shrublands Road from 7.30pm this Saturday, October 6. This is a … Continue reading

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“Procurement” or how Croydon recruits while axing staff

There’s a recession on, isn’t there, with jobs and council services being cut across the board? Not in Conservative-controlled Croydon, where a dedicated website is being used to recruit 10 staff in management roles for one department, most of the … Continue reading

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