Tag Archives: Shirley

Spring Park Guides fund-raising quiz night, Nov 11

The Friends of Spring Park Guiding invite you to join them at a Fun Quiz Night at the Shirley Community Centre, Shrublands Avenue, (at the top of Bridle Road,) CR0 8JA on Saturday November 11, 7pm for a 7.30 start. … Continue reading

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Croydon Tories take their revenge on Fisher over #WadGate

There was blood on the shag pile at Croydon Tory HQ over selections for next May’s local elections. Political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports on the high casualty rate among some of the council’s one-time big beasts Mike Fisher, until 2014 … Continue reading

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Angry residents in revolt over Scott’s planning committee

KEN LEE, our Town Hall reporter, on how a group of residents’ associations have hit back at the controversial conduct of the planning committee’s chair Paul Scott, the Labour councillor who chairs the planning committee, has managed to unite at … Continue reading

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Orchard Way Primary Summer Fete, Shirley, Jul 1

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Ruskin Chorale Jazz Classics concert, Shirley, Jul 1

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#WadGate II, the sequel: Tory Fisher hasn’t paid back a penny

Three years on from #WadGate, the Town Hall allowances scandal which brought down the leader of the Croydon Conservatives, and Mike Fisher has not paid back a penny of the public money that he paid himself secretly in his final … Continue reading

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13 to face trial in October over attack on teenaged refugee

There will be 13 people on trial in October for the brutal assault on a teenaged asylum seeker at Shrublands. The 13 were all charged at a hearing at Croydon Crown Court on Tuesday. All the accused pleaded not guilty … Continue reading

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