Tag Archives: PSPO

Perry’s PSPO will just move ‘problems’ out of town centre

Dressed up as a ‘war on anti-social behaviour’ and used as an excuse for clearing the streets of drinkers, the latest proposals will allow the cash-strapped council to issue money-making fines for often trivial offences. By our Town Hall reporter, … Continue reading

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Council having second thoughts over its ‘busybodies’ charter’

WALTER CRONXITE on how attempts to give special powers for the police and private security guards in central Croydon have stalled Five years on from  rioting, arson and looting breaking out in West Croydon, there are signs that the borough’s … Continue reading

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Tory MP Philp gets ‘monstered’ live on TV over land use

One thing which the past week confirmed: all three of Croydon’s MPs are gaffe-prone. Following in Gavin Barwell’s footsteps, the borough’s two newest MPs managed to put their Size 9s in it big time, one undermining an important speech in … Continue reading

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