Tag Archives: Town Centre

Riot money splurged to celebrate the Bridge to Nowhere

Croydon Council is spending public money on a party tomorrow night. There will be food. There will be drink. There will be fireworks! It does not seem to have occurred to anyone that the spending of riot recovery money in … Continue reading

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Putting in a BID for blooming town centre

Croydon in Bloom was a small-scale council spend which was long ago axed by our penny wise and pound-foolish Town Hall chiefs, as they opted to put £140million of public cash into providing themselves with lovely new offices instead of … Continue reading

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Coulsdon residents call for more school places and new library

A Coulsdon residents’ group has called on the council to ensure that a new primary school is provided to cope with the anticipated increase in roll numbers as a result of developing nearly 700 family homes on the site of … Continue reading

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Town centre police team to be cut by more than half

The police team operating in Croydon’s Town Centre is to be more than halved, from 22 to 10 officers. It is little more than six months since the 8/8 riots hit Croydon, when a thin blue line tried to hold … Continue reading

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