Tag Archives: New Addington

Labour’s attempt at beating the boundaries could back-fire

WALTER CRONXITE reports on one version of the borough’s political map which may not deliver all that council leader Tony Newman imagined If council leader Tony Newman’s intention was to gerrymander a new set of council wards to secure Croydon … Continue reading

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Tram tracks remain closed until safety report is published today

Transport for London has delayed the re-opening of the tram line between New Addington and East Croydon, pending the publication of the preliminary report from the Rail Accident Investigation Branch. The line has been closed for a week, since the … Continue reading

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Recovery work set to begin to remove Sandilands crashed tram

Council and the Royal British Legion to hold extended period of silence at Croydon war memorial outside the Town Hall on November 11 to remember those affected by Wednesday’s tram derailment, while the Red Cross, council staff and community groups … Continue reading

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Prayer and reflection, St Edward’s, New Addington, Nov 12

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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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Timebridge Centre brings a touch of Banksy to New Addington

Banksy’s coming to New Addington. Well, at least some part of the Bansky-inspired Dismaland exhibit from Weston-super-Mare last year is going on display at the Timebridge Community Centre later this month.

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Energy sales pressure techniques sees council call in Ofgem

Complaints from councillors over high-pressure selling techniques used by door-to-door energy salesmen in Fieldway and New Addington has led to the council to refer an energy company to Ofgem, and effectively to advise residents to use a blunter approach on … Continue reading

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