Tag Archives: Rupert Murdoch

It’s official(ish)! Croydon’s a rotten borough – Murdoch says so

‘Croydon has not so much overspent as bet on losers,’ according to The Times today. KEN LEE reports on how, belatedly, the collapse of our council has finally become national news The Thunderer has spoken. The parlous state of Croydon’s … Continue reading

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Croydon in Crisis: Barwell, “loons” and a “bright” future

CROYDON COMMENTARY by Steven Downes, Editor, InsideCroydon.com As newspaper front pages go, this pretty much hammered home a final nail in a government’s coffin. The Sun‘s “Crisis? What Crisis?” splash in January 1979 is a classic headline. It refers to … Continue reading

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Sshh! Barwell staging same-sex marriage meeting at Town Hall

Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell is staging a meeting about government policy on same-sex marriage tonight, Wednesday, May 30, at the Town Hall from 6.30pm. You may not have noticed. The event was initially publicised on Facebook a week ago.

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