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Labour calls on Boris for freeze on London commuter fares

Last week it was revealed that Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, wants to close every ticket office at stations operated by Transport for London over the next two years. The move would mean no ticket offices at the TfL-operated … Continue reading

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West Croydon worst hit by ticket office closures says Reed

Soon, it seems, there may be no public service buildings in London left open and operating. The future of the accident and emergency services at Mayday and St Helier Hospitals remains in question. After announcing the closure of all but … Continue reading

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Junction’s new cafe is definitely on the right tracks

Our loyal reader might be surprised to learn that there is, indeed, more than one new coffee shop in Croydon, and on a rare staff outing from Inside Croydon Towers, we were delighted to discover Yeha Noha, on Station Road … Continue reading

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Glass Balloon makes final landing of 2012 at Scream Lounge

BELLA BARTOCK, the old lush, has been out on the town again, and this time stumbled down to the Scream Lounge in South End More than once, we have noted how the Scream Lounge is a true gem in Croydon, … Continue reading

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Hold very tight, please. Ding, ding: All aboard the Boris bus

So, after ordering the new trams that are too long for the Tramlink platforms, now we come to the “new Routemaster” bus with faulty doors… Peter Watts, who writes the excellent London history and culture site The Great Wen, got … Continue reading

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TfL: would we miss you if you weren’t here?

Sometimes, we might just take living in London for granted. It’s good, sometimes, to be reminded how fortunate we are. But would any of us miss the cramped, uncomfortable, late-running (if not cancelled) public transport in the capital? Australian journalist … Continue reading

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