Tag Archives: Purley Oaks

Council could face High Court challenge over traveller site

BARRATT HOLMES, our housing correspondent, on the latest challenge to the Labour-run council’s Block by Block strategy At least one of the more controversial decisions taken recently by the council’s planning committee, egged on by eager Town Hall officials and … Continue reading

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Scott’s account doesn’t tally with video record of meeting

CROYDON COMMENTARY: At Paul Scott’s planning meetings, the public, even MPs, are sometimes denied an opportunity to put their case, while the committee chairman is observed acting as an advocate for his architect colleagues. Inside Croydon recently published Councillor Scott’s … Continue reading

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Purley Oaks Primary summer fair, South Croydon, Jun 17

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What’s the point of planning committee with Scott in charge?

CROYDON COMMENTARY: A senior councillor’s arrogant dismissal of residents who have sought to protect and defend their neighbourhoods from crass over-development is among the most-read articles on the site this week. Here, Purley resident TOM MOORHOUSE responds and provides some … Continue reading

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Negrini refuses to act on ‘conflicts of interest’ over planning

Jo Negrini, the chief executive of Croydon Council, has refused to intervene over complaints, from the public and one of the borough’s MPs, over potential conflicts of interest of senior councillors in the planning process. Croydon’s cabinet member for housing … Continue reading

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Council leader complains to Surrey over its rubbish ‘exports’

Croydon Tories are campaigning against the Conservative Government’s austerity cuts, in particular those which have seen this borough importing rubbish in the back of wealthy Surrey residents’ 4x4s, causing long queues and inconvenience at our local dumps. Surrey, which has … Continue reading

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