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Politicians score own goals on the World Cup bandwagon

Croydon’s Second Division politicians showed themselves all-too-keen to bask in the reflected glory of England’s World Cup penalty shoot-out success over Colombia last night.

They may be dribbling into tricky territory, though. 871 more words


Barwell left looking peri peri silly over Nando's discount turkey

It hardly inspires confidence when the “brains trust” which is supposed to be negotiating Britain’s exit terms from the European Union can’t even manage to negotiate a discount card with a popular chain of Portuguese chicken restaurants. 378 more words


Store closures spark more concern for £1.4bn Westfield plans

Our retailing correspondent, MT WALLETTE, on the latest dire news for plans to base the regeneration of Croydon on the building a shopping mall

Today’s announcement to the London Stock Exchange of a two-thirds fall in annual profits for Marks and Spencer is just the latest piece of hard data from the retail sector to stoke growing fears over the prospects for the £1.4billion Westfield and Hammerson scheme to redevelop Croydon’s Whitgift and Centrale shopping centres. 851 more words


Ex-MP Barwell abandons Croydon, as his bag-carrier steps up

Local Tories appear to have given up hope of regaining the parliamentary seat lost at last year’s General Election, as KEN LEE reports

Gavin Barwell, the Tory who when he was MP for Croydon Central said, “Representing my home town in Parliament has been the greatest honour of my life”, is plotting his return to parliament… but as the honourable member for Beckenham. 606 more words


Now Guido Fawkes is catching up with Barwell's cronies

Town Hall reporter KEN LEE on how Westminster political blog Guido Fawkes is following up on Croydon news – six months after it was first published on Inside Croydon… 741 more words


Barwell accused of trying to 'kneecap' Boris over Brexit

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports on claims that the Prime Minister is getting gaffe-prone Gav to do her dirty work for her

For the second time in a few months, fingers within Conservative High Command are pointing at Gavin Barwell as the likely source of a Downing Street leak intended to damage the reputation of a cabinet minister. 737 more words

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Ex-MP Barwell caught in Downing Street Twitter porn storm

Gavin Barwell, the former Whitgift Foundation board member and sometime Conservative MP for Croydon Central, has had his online incompetence caught out again, as he has been shown to have shared links to porn sites with the 22,000 people who follow him on Twitter. 556 more words