Tag Archives: Matthew Bennett

Lambeth is showing the way with destruction of five estates

This week, Labour’s ruling NEC stepped in to stop one London council from undertaking a property deal which could have seen hundreds of council tenants evicted from their homes. Yet meanwhile, a bus ride up the A23 from Croydon, at … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Croydon North, Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood, Housing, Jo Negrini, Lambeth Council, London-wide issues, Matthew Bennett, Outside Croydon, Planning, Property, Steve Reed MP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Union group accuses MP Reed of ‘appalling nonsense’

Steve Reed OBE, the MP for Lambeth South, has lost the support of some of Croydon’s trades unionists, with one group promising to stand a candidate against the Bliarite “New Labour” advocate at next May’s General Election. The Trades Unionist … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 General Election, Croydon North, Lambeth Council, Matthew Bennett, Steve Reed MP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ho ho ho… Season’s greetings to Inside Croydon’s loyal reader

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Redundancies and four-day opening at Upper Norwood library

So much for Croydon Council’s promises of no library closures. The Conservative-controlled council which has already axed the mobile library service and has decided to close New Addington’s purpose-built library  to replace it with a few book shelves in the … Continue reading

Posted in Greenwich Leisure, John Laing Integrated Services, Lambeth Council, Libraries, Sara Bashford, Tim Pollard | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Croydon quizzed on hiring of security guards for Bashford

A councillor from a neighbouring borough is demanding answers from Croydon Council over the use of public money to pay for private security guards at Wednesday night’s Upper Norwood Joint Library consultation meeting. Around 200 locals attended the meeting, where … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Council, Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood, David Lean Cinema Campaign, Gavin Barwell, Libraries, Sara Bashford, Tim Pollard | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment