Tag Archives: Waddon

Mystery over what happened to McKenzie’s election donations

The “Chump from the Dump” has suffered another election knock-out. But as WALTER CRONXITE reports, the wannabe politician doesn’t always lose his deposit Being an ex-boxer, and a not very good one at that, Winston McKenzie should be familiar with … Continue reading

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Tories now back boundary changes for Croydon Central

WALTER CRONXITE reports on the latest stage of deliberations over whether to take parliamentary constituencies from Labour and give the Tories safer seats, or whether to give the Tories safer seats and erase some Labour constituencies Croydon Tories, having originally … Continue reading

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Amazon is parking a dirty problem on residential streets

Christmas must be coming, the goose is getting fat, and van drivers for tax-dodging Amazon are already starting to take the piss. Amazon has a large distribution depot in Croydon, on Queensway, just off the Purley Way. It receives bulk … Continue reading

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Tory MP calls for gypsy site to be built in Labour ward

Chris Philp, the Tory MP for Croydon South, has gone into full-on suburban Nimby mode, lodging formal objections to outline proposals to create a traveller and gypsy site at Purley Oaks. Even the local dump in the MP’s true blue … Continue reading

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Waddon parkland is earmarked for new secondary school

Might Chris Philp, the Tory MP for Croydon South, get his wish for a grammar school in his constituency? With the Tory government determined to push through schools selection at 11-plus, Croydon could soon get its first grammar school in … Continue reading

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Citizens Advice fund-raising quiz night, Purley Way, Nov 9

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Council says it can’t afford leaflets to publicise Cruise ban

The dangerous Croydon Cruise staged along Imperial Way is now subject to a High Court injunction, with those breaking the legal ruling facing unlimited fines, two years in prison, or both. But yesterday’s application nearly failed thanks to the lawyers … Continue reading

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