Tag Archives: Seat of local government

Boris to close all but one police station in Croydon

If you still had any lingering doubt that our elected representatives are too often taking the public for a (very expensive) ride, then a brief exchange today between Steve “Three Jobs” O’Connell and a reporter from the Croydon Sadvertiser should … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, Crime, Croydon 8/8, Kenley, London-wide issues, Mayor of London, New Addington, Norbury, Policing, Purley, Simon Hoar, South Norwood, Steve O'Connell | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pick of posts of 2012: Allders, comics and sinking ships

Yesterday, we listed our 20 most-read posts of 2012. We also asked some of our readers and contributors for a more subjective selection and to choose their favourite articles from the past 12 months. Here’s some of their answers: If … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Allders, Andrew Pelling, Art, CODA, Comedy, Croydon Council, Housing, John Laing Integrated Services, Libraries, Mike Fisher, Phil Thomas, Planning, URV | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Two Labour councillors in Croydon face the chop

What is it about senior Croydon Council figures and their hair? Last week we unveiled Croydon CEO’s Jon Rouse’s Movember moustache. Now, news reaches us of a Children In Need stunt by two Labour councillors, Wayne Lawlor and Simon Hall, … Continue reading

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Libraries scheme “undemocratic, unwanted and unplanned”

With the leadership of the council working against open debate and discussion, even within the chambers of the Town Hall as was witnessed on Monday night, and other elements of the self-serving Croydon Establishment apparently determined to limit freedom of … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Council, Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood, Graham Bass, Libraries, Maggie Mansell, Mike Fisher, Norbury, Sara Bashford | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment