Tag Archives: Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II, 1926 – 2022

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Bin workers face sack if they don’t work on Queen’s Funeral

While most council services have shut down for the bank holiday weekend ahead of Monday’s solemn royal ceremonials, Veolia staff have been told that if they don’t show up for work, they could be fired. EXCLUSIVE by STEVEN DOWNES Croydon’s … Continue reading

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London travel guide for the weekend of the Queen’s Funeral

The capital’s transport system expects to be under its greatest strain for a decade this weekend, with hundreds of thousands of extra visitors in the city centre for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth or events associated with the final royal … Continue reading

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Memorial service for the Queen to be staged at Croydon Minster

Croydon Minster will be holding a memorial service to mark the life and reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at 6pm this Sunday, September 18. Members of the public do not have to queue to attend, but they will … Continue reading

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Queen’s memorial service, St Matthew’s, Park Hill, Sep 18

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Part-time Perry wastes no time taking another fortnight off

Jason Perry, the part-time £81,000 per year Mayor of Croydon, is making the most of the mourning period for the Queen to ensure as little council business is discussed or debated in public. Straight after a summer recess in council … Continue reading

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London’s transport prepares for the funeral of the Queen

Transport for London are “doing everything we can to keep our city moving and ensure people can travel safely”, according to a statement issued by Andy Byford, TfL Commissioner, as the formal public events surrounding the national mourning of the … Continue reading

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Proclamation of Accession to take place outside Town Hall

The public are invited to a ceremony outside Croydon Town Hall tomorrow for “the reading of the Proclamation of the Accession of His Majesty King Charles III”. Councillor Alisa Flemming, Croydon’s Trumptonesque civic mayor (the borough now has two mayors, … Continue reading

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The Queen in Croydon: Opening the College, 1960

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Fairfield Halls finally gets a starring role in hit show The Crown

Our arts correspondent, BELLA BARTOCK, on how a touch of Hollywood glamour has come to sarf London The Fairfield Halls, the council-owned arts complex, has been used as a location by the cast and crew of Netflix’s hit series The … Continue reading

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Choral Evensong to celebrate the Queen’s reign, Sep 8

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Dog-walkers want to bring council to heel over unjust fine

Dog-walkers of Croydon unite! Along with anyone else who objects to unjustified on-the-spot fines from jumped-up council bounty hunters working on a commission. There is to be a rally in Queen’s Gardens, outside Croydon’s £140 million new head offices, at … Continue reading

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