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Croydon Guardian
Councillors fear £1.4bn shopping mall could look too much like shopping mallCroydon Council is concerned plans for a fully enclosed glass walkway in Westfi
Councillors fear £1.4bn shopping mall could look too much like shopping mall
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
Croydon Council is concerned plans for a fully enclosed glass walkway in Westfield and Hammerson’s new £1.4bn shopping centre will “close off” the town centre. The redevelopment of Whitgift Centre presented to the council’s planning committee last... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Senior Croydon Council officer confirmed as temporary bossOne of Croydon Council's most senior officers has been confirmed as the authori
Senior Croydon Council officer confirmed as temporary boss
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
One of Croydon Council's most senior officers has been confirmed as the authority's new temporary boss. Jo Negrini, currently the council's executive director of place, will take over as interim chief executive following Nathan Elvery's departure on... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Relationship between police and nightlife venues 'has completely broken down'as one of the biggest issues facing venue owners. A night-time economy steerin
Relationship between police and nightlife venues 'has completely broken down'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
as one of the biggest issues facing venue owners. A night-time economy steering committee comprised of representatives of Croydon Council, police and businesses was established in February in response to calls concerns about dwindling trade in the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Forcing special schools to become acadamies could destroy 'vital' link between health services and councilhealth services and the council, an autism campaigner and parent has warned. S
Forcing special schools to become acadamies could destroy 'vital' link between health services and council
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
health services and the council, an autism campaigner and parent has warned. Seven special schools would be removed from Croydon Council control under Department for Education (DfE) proposals, published last month, to make all state schools... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Council leader hits back at claims authority sent out 'politically biased' lettersThe leader of Croydon Council has accused a government minister of “bare-faced
Council leader hits back at claims authority sent out 'politically biased' letters
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
The leader of Croydon Council has accused a government minister of “bare-faced cheek” after he was urged to explain spending £58,000 on “politically biased” letters. A row broke out this week after local government minister Marcus Jones wrote to... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Scheme to clamp down on fly-tippers to be expanded to West Croydonrubbish from outside shops and businesses will come into effect on London Road,
Scheme to clamp down on fly-tippers to be expanded to West Croydon
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
rubbish from outside shops and businesses will come into effect on London Road, West Croydon, in the summer. Last month Croydon Council imposed a trial ban in Thornton Heath High Street in response to concerns that business waste left outside... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Plans for 'sunshine tax' softened in wake of business outcryplans to hike fees for street-trading licences are set to be scaled back follow
Plans for 'sunshine tax' softened in wake of business outcry
Croydon Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
plans to hike fees for street-trading licences are set to be scaled back following an outcry from businesses. In February Croydon Council launched a consultation on proposals to make traders pay for outside space by the square metre, to replace... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon police face growing pressure to explain officers' conduct in Dice Bar licence reviewwarned not to admit black customers. The Metropolitan Police could face legal
Croydon police face growing pressure to explain officers' conduct in Dice Bar licence review
Croydon Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
warned not to admit black customers. The Metropolitan Police could face legal action from Dice Bar in High Street after a Croydon Council licensing committee dismissed the force's bid to restrict the venue's opening hours despite heavy... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Singing protesters gather at Croydon town hall to protest Fairfield Halls closurecontinue to push for a phased development, and that a new temporary theatre ven
Singing protesters gather at Croydon town hall to protest Fairfield Halls closure
Croydon Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
continue to push for a phased development, and that a new temporary theatre venue could be installed in the town, so that Croydon Council can protect revenues, save jobs and develop the audiences, with performances continuing whilst redevelopment... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Disgraced Croydon councillor who 'fleeced' mentally ill wife appears in public for first time since damning judgmentA disgraced Croydon councillor who exploited his wife’s mental illness to “flee
Disgraced Croydon councillor who 'fleeced' mentally ill wife appears in public for first time since damning judgment
Croydon Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
A disgraced Croydon councillor who exploited his wife’s mental illness to “fleece” her of her home has defied calls to step down and denied wrongdoing at his first public appearance since the revelations. Matthew Kyeremeh was last month suspended... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'Crime against the community': Leading violinist attacks council for Fairfield Halls closure planOne of the country’s leading violinists has accused Croydon Council of committi
'Crime against the community': Leading violinist attacks council for Fairfield Halls closure plan
Croydon Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
One of the country’s leading violinists has accused Croydon Council of committing a "crime against the community" by shutting Fairfield Halls for two years for renovation. The intervention from Nigel Kennedy, who performed his rendition of Vivaldi's... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Fears council could face fresh cuts to child asylum-seeker fundingCroydon Council fears it could face fresh cuts to its funding for the care of h
Fears council could face fresh cuts to child asylum-seeker funding
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
Croydon Council fears it could face fresh cuts to its funding for the care of hundreds of child asylum-seekers just months after ministers reversed reductions following an outcry. The Home Office is yet to confirm the rates it will pay to care for... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Look forward to more fly tippingFrom Paul Hayward, Shorwell: I worked for Croydon council until 2012. After 4
Look forward to more fly tipping
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 15 days ago
From Paul Hayward, Shorwell: I worked for Croydon council until 2012. After 40 years’ service, my last post was as a neighbourhood services manager. The Island’s new style of waste collection was introduced by Croydon council some 12 years... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Headteacher hits out at Croydon Council over 320 parking fee hike outside schoolA headteacher has hit out at Croydon Council following a 320 per cent hike in c
Headteacher hits out at Croydon Council over 320 parking fee hike outside school
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
A headteacher has hit out at Croydon Council following a 320 per cent hike in charges for parking outside his school. Archbishop Tenison's Church of England High School in Selborne Road previously paid teachers’ £1 on-street parking fees out of its... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Headteacher hits out at Croydon Council over 320 per cent parking fee hike outside schoolA headteacher has hit out at Croydon Council following a 320 per cent hike in c
Headteacher hits out at Croydon Council over 320 per cent parking fee hike outside school
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
A headteacher has hit out at Croydon Council following a 320 per cent hike in charges for parking outside his school. Archbishop Tenison's Church of England High School in Selborne Road previously paid teachers’ £1 on-street parking fees out of its... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Theatres advisory body urges rethink over Fairfield Halls closureThe national advisory body for theatres has urged Croydon Council to reconsider
Theatres advisory body urges rethink over Fairfield Halls closure
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
The national advisory body for theatres has urged Croydon Council to reconsider controversial plans to completely close Fairfield Halls for redevelopment. The Theatres Trust has written to the council to express concerns about the loss of expertise... Read more
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Evening Standard
Birmingham plans clampdown on chuggersthe city by up to 70 per cent. The move comes amid growing calls for action ag
Birmingham plans clampdown on chuggers
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
the city by up to 70 per cent. The move comes amid growing calls for action against what many deem to be public nuisance. Croydon Council last year banned chuggers from its streets for four days a week following complaints from shoppers who said... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brazen fly-tipper dumps three tonnes of building waste in residential streetfurious following the incident, which occurred at 1.55pm on March 15, and left
Brazen fly-tipper dumps three tonnes of building waste in residential street
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
furious following the incident, which occurred at 1.55pm on March 15, and left the area resembling a rubbish tip. Croydon Council is now trying to track down the fly-tipper after officers seized the unregistered van in Addiscombe last... Read more
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Evening Standard
Watch this brazen fly-tipper dump three tonnes of waste in south Londonwaste is visible strewn across the road. Dumped: Three tonnes of building wast
Watch this brazen fly-tipper dump three tonnes of waste in south London
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
waste is visible strewn across the road. Dumped: Three tonnes of building waste was left strewn on the residential street (Croydon Council) Croydon Council said the fly-tipping happened on Croham Manor Close shortly before 2pm on March 15. The... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Former council leader makes failed bid to return to front bench after secret pay rise scandalFormer Croydon Council leader Mike Fisher last night made a failed bid to retur
Former council leader makes failed bid to return to front bench after secret pay rise scandal
Croydon Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
Former Croydon Council leader Mike Fisher last night made a failed bid to return to front-line politics, less than two years after resigning over the revelation he had awarded himself a secret pay rise. Last night Conservative councillors elected... Read more
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Evening Standard
Chelsea Flower Show expert helps transform rundown estate parkup with a single mum, a dad in prison, the regular thing. I was a bad boy at sc
Chelsea Flower Show expert helps transform rundown estate park
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
up with a single mum, a dad in prison, the regular thing. I was a bad boy at school, uncontrollable, got fostered at 13. Croydon council moved me 30 times before I came to Angell Town two years ago. For me, working in the garden with Simon, I... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Shameless fly-tipper keeps driving while dumping three tonnes of building wastebeen caught on CCTV dumping three tonnes of building waste – without even stopp
Shameless fly-tipper keeps driving while dumping three tonnes of building waste
Croydon Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
been caught on CCTV dumping three tonnes of building waste – without even stopping their truck. The culprit, described by Croydon Council as the borough’s “number one target fly-tipping offender,” ditched heaps of rubble, plaster and wood from the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Fly-tipper keeps on driving while he dumps three tonnes of building wastebeen caught on CCTV dumping three tonnes of building waste – without even stopp
Fly-tipper keeps on driving while he dumps three tonnes of building waste
Croydon Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
been caught on CCTV dumping three tonnes of building waste – without even stopping their truck. The culprit, described by Croydon Council as the borough’s “number one target fly-tipping offender,” ditched heaps of rubble, plaster and wood from the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Candidates announced for West Thornton by-electionday as the London Mayoral and London Assembly elections. People who wish to vo
Candidates announced for West Thornton by-election
Croydon Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
day as the London Mayoral and London Assembly elections. People who wish to vote in the by-election need to register with Croydon Council April 18. For a full list of candidates visit... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon's cultural scene should rival Shoreditch, say rooftop cinema foundersthe car park, beginning in May with a revival of the club night Funk Me I’m Fam
Croydon's cultural scene should rival Shoreditch, say rooftop cinema founders
Croydon Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
the car park, beginning in May with a revival of the club night Funk Me I’m Famous. Lost Format Society, party funded by Croydon Council using money from the Mayor of London’s Regeneration Fund, will also offer games including giant Jenga and... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Rooftop cinema could be 'turning point' for Croydon culture, say foundersthe car park, beginning in May with a revival of the club night Funk Me I’m Fam
Rooftop cinema could be 'turning point' for Croydon culture, say founders
Croydon Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
the car park, beginning in May with a revival of the club night Funk Me I’m Famous. Lost Format Society, party funded by Croydon Council using money from the Mayor of London’s Regeneration Fund, will also offer games including giant Jenga and... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Council launches online autism training program to boost awarenessCroydon Council has taken steps to improving autism awareness by launching an o
Council launches online autism training program to boost awareness
Croydon Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
Croydon Council has taken steps to improving autism awareness by launching an online training program about the condition. The program offers advice and training on how to deal with autism in day-to-day situation. Last month a report from... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'I would question whether he is fit for the job': Lead councillor for culture slammed for failing to attend Fairfield public meetingincluding Lynne Hale, shadow cabinet member for culture, attended the meeting.
'I would question whether he is fit for the job': Lead councillor for culture slammed for failing to attend Fairfield public meeting
Croydon Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
including Lynne Hale, shadow cabinet member for culture, attended the meeting. RELATED: Campaigners to fight on against Croydon Council despite Fairfield Halls board agreeing to two-year closure of venue Andy Hylton, a technician at the halls... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'I would question whether he is fit for the job': Croydon's culture representative slammed for failing to attend Fairfield public meetingHale, shadow cabinet member for culture, leisure and sport, attended the meetin
'I would question whether he is fit for the job': Croydon's culture representative slammed for failing to attend Fairfield public meeting
Croydon Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
Hale, shadow cabinet member for culture, leisure and sport, attended the meeting. RELATED: Campaigners to fight on against Croydon Council despite Fairfield Halls board agreeing to two-year closure of venue Andy Hylton, a technician at the halls... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'The dream just seems so out of reach': House prices in Croydon rise nearly 15 per cent in a yearmonthly rent in Croydon was £1,025 and the average cost of securing a home in t
'The dream just seems so out of reach': House prices in Croydon rise nearly 15 per cent in a year
Croydon Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
monthly rent in Croydon was £1,025 and the average cost of securing a home in the borough was £2,841. In the same month Croydon Council marked the latest stage of its £22m initiative to increase social housing stock in the borough with the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Huge underground art gallery set to bring 'museum-standard' exhibitions to CroydonZuchowski-Morrison, who owns Rise Gallery in nearby St George’s Walk, said he b
Huge underground art gallery set to bring 'museum-standard' exhibitions to Croydon
Croydon Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
Zuchowski-Morrison, who owns Rise Gallery in nearby St George’s Walk, said he began discussing the project with Croydon Council on October. He hoped the new gallery would enable Croydon to host major exhibitions by the likes of Andy... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council to launch consultation on 20mph speed limits in AddiscombeCroydon Council is to launch consultation on whether roads in the north-east of
Croydon Council to launch consultation on 20mph speed limits in Addiscombe
Croydon Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
Croydon Council is to launch consultation on whether roads in the north-east of the borough should have speed restrictions of 20 miles per hour. Councillor Kathy Bee, cabinet member for transport and environment, said: “Residents in the north of our... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Residents condemn plans for Sanderstead Lidl as 'worse than before'first submitted plans for the former site of the Good Companions in Tithepit Sh
Residents condemn plans for Sanderstead Lidl as 'worse than before'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
first submitted plans for the former site of the Good Companions in Tithepit Shaw Lane in 2013 but they were rejected by Croydon Council. A subsequent appeal to the planning inspectorate also saw the plans knocked back for traffic and safety... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Devolved NHS Chief Officer appointed on eve of healthcare system launchcare system legally coming into force on April 1. Prior to working at the Depa
Devolved NHS Chief Officer appointed on eve of healthcare system launch
Manchester Evening News / Posted 30 days ago
care system legally coming into force on April 1. Prior to working at the Department of Health he was chief executive of Croydon council in London, having also held senior positions within the Housing Corporation and the Commission for... Read more

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