Tag Archives: Surrey County Council

Newman demands same treatment as in Surrey’s ‘secret deal’

Tony Newman, the leader of Croydon Council, has added his name to a round-robin from dozens of Labour-run local authorities demanding that they should receive the same sort of preferential treatment which the Tory government has given to Conservative-run Surrey … Continue reading

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Tory Surrey’s plea for 15% Council Tax hike fails to help

WALTER CRONXITE reports on a piece of political posturing which will do little to improve the standard of social care and other services provided by local councils For Tony Newman and his Labour councillors who have been fretting over how … Continue reading

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Council leader complains to Surrey over its rubbish ‘exports’

Croydon Tories are campaigning against the Conservative Government’s austerity cuts, in particular those which have seen this borough importing rubbish in the back of wealthy Surrey residents’ 4x4s, causing long queues and inconvenience at our local dumps. Surrey, which has … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain Officers’ Mess at Kenley destroyed by fire

The Grade II-listed Officers’ Mess at Kenley airfield was all-but destroyed by fire last night. Coincidentally, the two-storey building was subject to a planning application with Tandridge District Council for conversion into flats, as Inside Croydon reported last week.

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Parish boundary given a thorough beating for tradition’s sake

While he’s often in the past been accused of rambling, STEVEN GAUGE found good reason to do so to the south of Croydon over the weekend In an ancient tradition that has gone on for three or possibly four years, … Continue reading

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