Tag Archives: London Borough of Wandsworth

Council to splash the cash on restoring Tooting Bec Lido

The nearest public lido to Croydon is to close next month for a (fingers crossed) nine-month £3million restoration project. Recent summer heatwaves have made open-air swimming pools hugely popular, and with the closure of the Purley Way Lido in 1979, … Continue reading

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Liability Johnson could see Tories lose Wandsworth – and more

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports on some extraordinary polling for the Conservatives which exposes how deeply unpopular their bungling Prime Minister has really become A senior Conservative peer is predicting that his party will lose the flagship boroughs of Wandsworth … Continue reading

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Wandsworth sets up private company to run Croydon libraries

Not for the first time, developments over the privatisation of Croydon’s public library service have been reported from Wandsworth Town Hall long before our public servants in Taberner House have got around to imparting any news to the council tax-payers … Continue reading

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Civica pulls out of libraries bid because of risk to its “brand”

And then there were four. Civica, one of the five companies bidding for the Croydon and Wandsworth privatised libraries contract, has pulled out of the process citing “potential risk to the Civica brand of taking on a contract which is … Continue reading

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