Tag Archives: Margaret Mead

Council’s Mr & Mrs act that defies proper declarations

The move by Croydon Council to take over the running of the Fairfield Halls has thrown a supertrouper spotlight on some of the interests, and potential conflicts of interest, of leading members of the borough’s Establishment. After all, with senior … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Care Homes, Charity, Croydon 8/8, Dudley Mead, Fairfield Halls, London Mozart Players, Margaret Mead, Old Palace, Riots Review Panel, Schools, Trinity School, Whitgift Centre, Whitgift Foundation, Whitgift School | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

X marks the spot: Croydon appoints firm in administration

News reaches Inside Croydon of what appears to be yet another epic fail by the leadership at Croydon Council. On February 11, at the Town Hall cabinet meeting, Mike Fisher, the council leader, and his “top team” decided to appoint … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Croydon Council, Dudley Mead, Environment, Jason Perry, Margaret Mead, Mike Fisher, Nathan Elvery, Phil Thomas, Sara Bashford, Simon Hoar, Steve O'Connell, Tim Pollard | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Twelve hours to try to save what’s left of Croydon culture

Today sees the deadline for submissions to a Croydon Council consultation on spending cuts over the next two years. What do you mean, you were not aware of Croydon Council running such a consultation? After all, our council – motto: … Continue reading

Posted in Council Tax, Croydon Council, Dudley Mead, Education, Environment, History, John Laing Integrated Services, Libraries, Margaret Mead, Parking, Tim Pollard | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Elderly care done on the cheap at couldn’t care-less Croydon

Yet another example of how our local council, in off-loading its social care responsibilities, is opting for the lowest cost option rather than acting in the best interests of Croydon’s most vulnerable people. It is less than a month since … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, Care Homes, Fairfield Halls, Health, Steve O'Connell | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments