Tag Archives: Waddon

Veteran Car Run picture special: from south London to the sea

As a crisp and chilly London was still covered by darkness, nearly 400 pioneering veteran cars, their intrepid drivers and plucky passengers gathered in Hyde Park waiting for daybreak to signal the start of the annual London to Brighton Run. … Continue reading

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Barwell’s Tories start rubbish campaign for 2018 local elections

So there we have it: the 2018 local elections campaign in Croydon is going to be a load of old rubbish. Croydon Conservatives were out in force yesterday. Well, 50 of them were, led by the Housing Minister, Gavin Barwell, … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 council elections, Alison Butler, Bensham Manor, Chris Philp MP, Croydon Council, Croydon South, Environment, Fly tipping, Gavin Barwell MP, Refuse collection, Veolia, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

River Wandle ghost walk, Wandle Park, Nov 5

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Skanska create an unholy mess and leave Minster in the dark

The council’s lighting contractors are conducting a “consultation” of some residents in Croydon to discover how well the company is performing. Since they are carrying out the consultation themselves, no one expects the resultant report to be anything but glowing … Continue reading

Posted in Anthony Brooks, Broad Green, Croydon Council, Croydon Minster, Environment, Skanska, Street lighting, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in 2020 General Election, Andrew Pelling, Croydon Central, Croydon North, Croydon South, Gavin Barwell MP, Maggie Mansell, Norbury, Purley, Shirley, Sutton Council, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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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