Tag Archives: Sue Perkins

Comedian Perkins is put in charge of her ‘favourite game’

By SANJANA IDNANI Sue Perkins, the Croydon-born broadcaster and comedian, will be the new host of BBC Radio 4’s long-running panel show Just a Minute. Perkins succeeds Nicholas Parsons, who hosted the programme from its first broadcast in 1967 until … Continue reading

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Council’s “secret” consultation over plans to erase our history

Another flaw in the omnishambles of Croydon’s library privatisation process emerges, with a £105,000 cut to the budget of the borough’s local studies and archives service proposed by the culture-free-zone that is our council. The proposal is, in effect, a … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Croydon Council, David Lean Cinema Campaign, History, John Laing Integrated Services, Libraries, Music, Tim Pollard, URV | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

UKIP’s McKenzie angered over anti-gay comments on Twitter

Winston McKenzie, the UKIP candidate for the Croydon North by-election, says he is to investigate controversial homophobic comments that appeared apparently from him on the Twitter account @voteWinston. McKenzie today told Inside Croydon that he was “really fed up” with … Continue reading

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