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Philp backs ‘gesture’ rail refund as train fares are hiked again

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on a government announcement intended to divert from the news that rail commuters are about to get shafted again Rather than actually sorting out the on-going crisis over the terrible service provided by the operator that … Continue reading

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Mayor of Croydon’s charity Christmas dinner, Dec 9

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London Mayor ducks Night Czar questions to speak in Croydon

WALTER CRONXITE on the latest instance of non-accountability of our elected representatives, and how the borough’s new top cop will need to address the Bashment ban Amy Lamé will make one of her first, if not the first, public speech … Continue reading

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Council loaned £3m to company not registered for Living Wage

The Labour group which runs the council, and which two years ago was elected on a promise of making Croydon a London living wage borough, has provided a £3 million loan to a business which is not registered as a … Continue reading

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Deputy mayor questions developers’ reach for the skyscrapers

Plans for more and taller tower blocks to dominate the skyline in central Croydon might yet encounter a bit of a problem. Because London’s new deputy mayor for housing has declared that towers are not the answer for tackling the … Continue reading

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Five fatalities in Croydon tram derailment at Sandilands

5pm UPDATE: It was just after 11am today that a spokesman for the British Transport Police announced that there had been “some loss of life” in the tram derailment which had seen two carriages come off the rails on a … Continue reading

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‘Nostradamus Newman’ and his hot air on Heathrow expansion

If there was any remaining doubt, Tony Newman demonstrated yet again today that he don’t half talk some rubbish. Labour’s leader of Croydon Council decided to stick his two penn’orth in to the airport  debate, in the midst of the … Continue reading

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