Tag Archives: Purley

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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Hair care now on offer from cancer charity based at Purley

The South East Cancer Help Centre, based at Tesco’s, Purley, has a new service to help patients care for their hair during and after their cancer treatment. Not all cancer treatments result in hair loss, but when this does occur … Continue reading

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Scott offers account of controversial Purley planning meeting

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Last week, the so-called chair of the council’s so-called planning committee responded to complaints about overdevelopment from the people he is supposed to represent by accusing them of Nimbyism and claiming that his committee is unable to do … Continue reading

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Croydon’s All Day Art Club moves to new venue in Purley

Croydon’s All Day Art Club has a new location and a new regular time for its sessions which, well, last all (or at least most of), the day. Judith Kidd, a member of the arts group, says, “We have recently … Continue reading

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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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Call for residents to band together over planning issues

CROYDON COMMENTARY: A Purley resident affected by a controversial development on Norman and Derrick Avenues, ANDREW SADDINGTON  responds to our latest report on the council’s planning committee by asking others from across the borough to come together I don’t care … Continue reading

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Barwell says £1.5m to save lives on our roads is ‘wasteful’

KEN LEE, our south of the borough correspondent, reports on the latest not-very-bright piece of opposition-for-opposition’s sake dreamt up by the local Conservatives The latest exercise in political point-scoring from Croydon’s Tories, including gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell, could put children’s lives … Continue reading

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