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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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Council opens Book of Condolences for Queen Elizabeth II

Croydon Council’s press office has this morning issued this statement from Councillor Alisa Flemming, the civic Mayor of Croydon: “Her Majesty the Queen touched the hearts and lives of millions of people across the world, including here in Croydon where … Continue reading

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Jubilee pageantry reinforces reasons for the Queen’s reign

DIAMOND GEEZER reports from the banks of the Thames, where he had a prime view of Sunday’s Royal Pageant on the river, and offers his own view after 60 years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II The Jubilee weekend’s … Continue reading

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