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Keep it quiet: councillors make allowances for themselves

Croydon’s councillors last week opened the way for potential increases in their own “allowances” of as much as 20 per cent, and they did it all without any debate. 1,022 more words

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Let's be a borough of old scrubbers, says Captain Sensible

Captain Sensible has called on the people of Croydon to “get up off their arses” and take up their scrubbing brushes, their brooms and buckets, and start to get the borough cleaner, doorstep by doorstep. 549 more words

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Not a single question asked over £180,000 CEO appointment

The French have a phrase for it: “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose“.

In England, the tabloids devised a game for their prize competitions: Spot the Difference. 447 more words

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'I feel ripped off after being towed away on a Sunday'

The “Do as we say, not as we do” attitude of some Croydon Council contractors has caused our loyal reader to submit another image demonstrating a somewhat casual attitude to the rules of the road. 534 more words

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The £3m South Croydon facelift with no obvious effect

From Monday, July 21, parts of South End will be closed for “essential improvements”, according to Croydon Council. The disruption will last for at least six weeks. 528 more words

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Labour and the hidden agenda as Elvery is handed top job

STEVEN DOWNES on how Croydon Council’s new political leadership kept a key item off the notification of the meeting to appoint the £180,000 CEO

“Who governs Britain?” was a headline beloved of right-leaning newspapers in the 1970s when questioning the influence of the trades unions over the Labour governments of Harold Wilson and Jim Callaghan. 1,747 more words

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