Tag Archives: X Factor

‘I wish I could have gone to the BRIT School’ says Cowell

Simon Cowell took time-off from X Factor yesterday to pay a flying visit to the BRIT School in Croydon. “The second I pulled up I thought, ‘Why didn’t I go to a school like this?’ I would have loved it, … Continue reading

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Council leader promises X Factor winner civic reception

Tony Newman, the Labour leader of Croydon Council, has made a decision and managed to get it spot on. But it may yet be some time before X Factor winner Ben Haenow gets to perform to packed audiences in his … Continue reading

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Haenow needs to avoid serving up X Factor turkeys

Unlike certain, Surrey-based media outlets, Inside Croydon has so far avoided jumping on the X Factor bandwagon, which has seen a Redhill-based newspaper devote its “news” coverage to a reality television show and declare its utter devotion for Ben Haenow … Continue reading

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JLS singer ‘horrified’ by toxic pollution caused by incinerator

JLS singer Jonathan “JB” Gill has added the X Factor to the anti-incinerator campaign by giving his personal endorsement to the rapidly growing local movement that is bidding to stop the building of a waste incinerator at Beddington Lane. “At … Continue reading

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Homeless Greggs girl shows that she has X Factor

Hannah Barrett captured the hearts of four X Factor judges, and the nation, last night. Tonight, the 17-year-old from Croydon who was kicked out of home by her own mother and now has to fit in a part-time job in … Continue reading

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