Tag Archives: Purley

Purley Townswomen’s Guild gets talking, walking and baking

Knickers! No, it’s not a picture taken at a racy Ann Summers party, but something from the most recent meeting of Purley and District Townswomen’s Guild. At their April meeting , Carol Harris talked about Putting on the Ritz, fashion … Continue reading

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Pollard’s manifesto makes election a question of honesty

ELECTION COUNTDOWN: Four years ago, the Conservatives in Croydon demonstrated their contempt for the electorate by not even bothering with a manifesto. This time round, as political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports, what they have produced is simply not very credible … Continue reading

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Speakman quits Tory party and launches attack on ageism

EXCLUSIVE: WALTER CRONXITE on the latest recriminations over party selections for the local elections next month Donald Speakman, a Tory councillor in Purley for the past 16 years, has resigned from the Conservative Party and has started a campaign to … Continue reading

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Let the people speak: why residents oppose Brick by Brick 2

If they were going to be denied a voice at Croydon Town Hall, Inside Croydon decided to let the Council Tax-payers speak for themselves about their concerns over the borough’s housing policies. Here, Tony Campbell, from one of the 17 … Continue reading

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Reedham Children’s Trust Bake Sale, Purley, Mar 27

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Purley Scouts’ Jumble Sale, Kenley, Apr 21

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Government reaches for the sky – and puts Philp in a corner

Our housing correspondent, BARRATT HOLMES, on an awkward situation for the Nimbys of Purley Tory MP Chris Philp’s loud and frequent complaints about what he continues to call “the Purley Skyscraper” (which is not tall enough to be a skyscraper) … Continue reading

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