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“Croydon’s complete disgrace”: time for clean-up to begin

There can be no misunderstanding of “the challenge” (that’s PRspeak for “work”, or “problem”) facing the incoming Labour council after they have done their funny handshakes and rolled up their trouser legs or whatever it is that they do at … Continue reading

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Posted in Croydon Council, Environment, Fly tipping, Refuse collection, Timothy Godfrey | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Croydon’s rubbish council: the 2014 Garbage Gallery

MAY 10 UPDATE: The essence of this feature has been a graphic representation of the continuing extent of fly-tipping on our streets. Now, thanks to another Freedom of Information request and some hard work by Inside Croydon’s loyal reader, here’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 council elections, Council Tax, Croydon Council, Fly tipping, Refuse collection, Selhurst | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Questions mounting over political influence at council

There is mounting evidence that some of Croydon Council’s most senior officials are behaving in a dubious manner in respect of the local elections later this month, when they have tens of thousands of pounds of public money at their … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 council elections, 2015 General Election, Addiscombe West, Anthony Brooks, Coulsdon West, Croydon Central, Fly tipping, Gavin Barwell, Julie Belvir, Mark Watson, Nathan Elvery, Patricia Hay-Justice, Peter Staveley, Phil Thomas, Refuse collection, Sean Fitzsimons | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Rubbish piles up on our streets as council keeps spinning

We had barely pressed the publish button on our latest fly-tipping report than the Sage of Waddon, Arfur Towcrate, was posting to Twitter another example of how the state of Croydon’s streets is utterly rubbish:

Posted in 2014 council elections, Anthony Brooks, Crime, Croydon Council, Fly tipping, Refuse collection | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Croydon Council’s “non-drop” trees that cost us all extra

Tomorrow, our neighbours in Sutton will be able to mark the end of the holiday period by placing their used and unwanted dying old Christmas trees outside their homes for collection, free of charge, by the local council. In Lambeth, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 council elections, Croydon Council, Environment, Fly tipping, Gardening, Lambeth Council, Refuse collection, Sutton Council | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments