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Eagles fans reject Tory councillor's call for civic parade

Last year, when Crystal Palace won promotion to the Premier League at Wembley, Croydon Council did nothing to mark the achievement. This year, with the club’s survival in the top division all-but-secured with the midweek 3-2 win at Everton, and suddenly there’s populist calls from a local councillor for some sort of extravagant civic reception, all paid for, no doubt, on the rates. 825 more words


Tea-time leaflet leaves Easter egg over faces of Waddon Tories

Direct from an election meeting where the most impressive thing was Eddie Izzard’s new glasses, WALTER CRONXITE, our man on Katharine Street with the rolled up copy of the local free paper and an e-cigarette tucked behind his ear, reports on possibly the shoddiest piece of literature yet seen in the 2014 campaign… 1,538 more words


Croydon's rubbish council: the 2014 Garbage Gallery

APRIL 18 UPDATE: And there is, of course, more. There’s always more.

This is something of a commonplace around the streets of the borough, and is a particular problem in those areas with multi-occupier properties – such as when there are flats above high street shops, when the occupants have no proper provision to store their waste until collection day, which of course is now only once a fortnight. 1,103 more words


Lib Dem candidate’s ‘lunatic fringe’ comment politically illiterate

Posted by John Eden
From: Dr. Peter Latham

Sent: Monday, April 07, 2014 5:12 AM

To: newsdesk@croydonadvertiser.co.uk

Subject: Lib Dem candidate’s ‘lunatic fringe’ comment politically illiterate… 456 more words

Workers In Struggle

Scrap council cabinet and councillors' allowances, says TUC

Croydon’s trade unionists have issued a 10-point challenge to all candidates standing in the local elections next month, and presented their traditional allies in the Labour Party with a significant problem, daring them to oppose outright all further cuts in council services and to scrap the cabinet system of running the Town Hall, a policy which Labour introduced when last in control of the borough. 740 more words

Croydon Council

£1bn Westfield and Hammerson scheme is Croydon's last hope

CROYDON COMMENTARY: DAVID CALLAM welcomes the Hammersfield redevelopment of the centre of town. After all, there is no alternative

The Whitgift Shopping City proposals are a way for the Whitgift Foundation to secure its financial future for decades to come. 917 more words


May 2014 Local Elections - No Platform for Racists and Fascists

Press Release

There have been reports that Ben Stevenson, Croydon Communist candidate for Bensham Manor in the May 2014 local elections would be appearing on today’s Croydon Radio ‘In The Loop’ Election Special. 648 more words

Workers In Struggle