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
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IRVING - During Saturday’s NCAA Final Four at AT&T Stadium, the image of Jerry Jones was flashed on the gigantic TV screen that hangs over the court – and doubles it in size. 413 more words
Croydon Radio was forced into an embarrassing U-turn yesterday, as it withdrew its invitation to Tony Martin, Croydon’s representative of the fascist far-right, to appear on its endurance test of a four-hour “election special” planned for Sunday. 664 more words
This is the level of political “frankness” we can expect in the coming weeks.
Tim Donovan, BBC London’s political editor, asked his studio guest on Sunday whether he was “worried” by UKIP in Croydon. 1,172 more words
CROYDON COMMENTARY: There’s one cut-back our Town Hall politicians won’t make, writes STEVEN DOWNES
Here’s a proposal you will not find in any party’s local election manifesto – if Croydon’s Tories ever get round to publishing a statement of policies and pledges before voting day in May, that is. 1,018 more words
They look very similar.
Less than two months before the local elections, and now Croydon Council – which is supposed to be neutral in the political bickering – is issuing official literature, all paid for by your Council Tax, that is barely any different from election propaganda from the local Conservative Party. 513 more words