Tag Archives: Northcliffe Media

Croydon in a Pickles again over its rubbish service

Croydon could be penalised by having its public grant cut significantly over the move made by its Conservative-run council to move to fortnightly bin collections. “Weekly bin collections are one of the most visible frontline services and there is no … Continue reading

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Sadvertiser owners in multi-million pound sell-off

Northcliffe Media, the regional newspaper subsidiary of the owners of the Daily Mail, and the operators of the failing Redhill-based Croydon Sadvertiser, has sold off the group. In the deal, announced this morning, Daily Mail General Trust is receiving a … Continue reading

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Take your pick: guitar teacher makes Bold move

An enterprising south London musician has been promoting his guitar lessons by giving passers-by the chance to take their pick. Dave Bold has been teaching guitar since the early 1980s, starting when a music student at Goldsmith’s College. He also … Continue reading

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Split edition Sadvertiser hit by 44% circulation crash

Circulation of the Croydon Advertiser has nose-dived by more than 40 per cent in just 12 months, according to independently audited figures published today. The paper’s sales bill last week said “Free cup of coffee for every reader”. Judging by … Continue reading

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Sadvertiser bows to pressure and drops brothel ads

It took more than 18 months, plus a couple of stern warnings from the police, and after some broken promises, the Croydon Advertiser has finally managed to deliver an edition on Friday which was clear of tawdry ads for brothels … Continue reading

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Sadvertiser flees from Croydon in latest round of cut-backs

The venerable satirical magazine Private Eye has for many years had a “Curse of Gnome” feature, reserved for those occasions when ill-fortune affects any who might have crossed the title, perhaps by stooping to engage Messrs Sue, Grabbit and Runne … Continue reading

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