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Croydon Guardian
Croydon renters paying almost five weeks' wages to secure a homeRenters in Croydon have to fork out almost five weeks’ pay each time they move
Croydon renters paying almost five weeks' wages to secure a home
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 hours ago
Renters in Croydon have to fork out almost five weeks’ pay each time they move but it is less than London average, according to new research. The figures from London Labour show the average monthly rent in the borough is £1,025. Coupled with a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Rehab programmes 'put on hold' because of cuts to council budgetDrug and alcohol rehabilitation programmes run by Croydon Council have been “pu
Rehab programmes 'put on hold' because of cuts to council budget
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Drug and alcohol rehabilitation programmes run by Croydon Council have been “put on hold” because the authority has run out of money. Kairos Community Trust, a charity with helps homeless people overcome addiction, this week expressed dismay at... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Was Croydon short-changed by 'grotesque' Government cuts relief?Croydon Council will receive just £800,000 of a new £300m relief fund intended
Was Croydon short-changed by 'grotesque' Government cuts relief?
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Croydon Council will receive just £800,000 of a new £300m relief fund intended to ease the pressure of local government cuts, as Labour politicians accused the Prime Minister of "buying Tory votes" with the funding deal. Steve Reed, Labour MP for... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Council leader: We will get back 'at least £3m' of £4m child asylum seeker funding cutA "disgraceful" £4m cut to Croydon Council's funding for looking after hundreds
Council leader: We will get back 'at least £3m' of £4m child asylum seeker funding cut
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
A "disgraceful" £4m cut to Croydon Council's funding for looking after hundreds of child asylum seekers could soon be reversed, according to the leader of the council. Last September it emerged that the Home Office was slashing its contribution to... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Council leader: We will get back 'at least £3m' of £4m asylum seeker funding cutA "disgraceful" £4m cut to Croydon Council's funding for looking after hundreds
Council leader: We will get back 'at least £3m' of £4m asylum seeker funding cut
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
A "disgraceful" £4m cut to Croydon Council's funding for looking after hundreds of child asylum seekers could soon be reversed, according to the leader of the council. Last September it emerged that the Home Office was slashing its contribution to... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Charity boss: funding cuts are putting people's mental health at riskCuts to local government services are putting the mental health of people in Cr
Charity boss: funding cuts are putting people's mental health at risk
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Cuts to local government services are putting the mental health of people in Croydon at risk, a charity boss has warned. Worries about day-to-day problems such as money are piling more pressure on people than ever before as public health budgets are... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council to increase its share of your council tax by 3.99 per centCroydon Council is to raise council tax by 3.99 per cent. The hike, the highes
Croydon Council to increase its share of your council tax by 3.99 per cent
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Croydon Council is to raise council tax by 3.99 per cent. The hike, the highest possible increase without a referendum, was announced this afternoon. It includes a two per cent adult social care "precept", a power given to local authorites in... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon council tax to increase by 3.99 per centCroydon Council is to raise council tax by 3.99 per cent. The hike, the highes
Croydon council tax to increase by 3.99 per cent
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Croydon Council is to raise council tax by 3.99 per cent. The hike, the highest possible increase without a referendum, was announced this afternoon. It includes a two per cent adult social care "precept", a power given to local authorites in... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'It's £80 for trying to do the right thing': Pregnant woman fined for fly-tipping after taking cardboard boxes to recycling centreA Shirley husband has spoken of his outrage after his pregnant wife was fined f
'It's £80 for trying to do the right thing': Pregnant woman fined for fly-tipping after taking cardboard boxes to recycling centre
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
A Shirley husband has spoken of his outrage after his pregnant wife was fined for flytipping - at a recycling centre. Rachel Thom, 23, arrived at Monks Orchard Green recycling depot to drop off some cardboard boxes but discovered all the bins were... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'This is not a U-turn': Council set to re-open Coulsdon car park after supermarket development falls throughA 200-space Coulsdon car park that was controversially closed is set to re-open
'This is not a U-turn': Council set to re-open Coulsdon car park after supermarket development falls through
Croydon Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
A 200-space Coulsdon car park that was controversially closed is set to re-open after plans to build a new supermarket on the site stalled. Croydon Council shut the car park in Lion Green Road in July to make way for the construction of a Waitrose... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Families move in as 'Croydon's largest housebuilding programme in decades' marches onMore than 30 homeless families now have a permanent roof over their head as par
Families move in as 'Croydon's largest housebuilding programme in decades' marches on
Croydon Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
More than 30 homeless families now have a permanent roof over their head as part of "Croydon's largest housebuilding programme in decades". Croydon Council has marked the latest stage of its £22m initiative to increase social housing stock in the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Sunshine tax? Croydon businesses protest at proposed rate hike for street tradingThere are few things Brits love more than sipping a cool beer in the - admitted
Sunshine tax? Croydon businesses protest at proposed rate hike for street trading
Croydon Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
There are few things Brits love more than sipping a cool beer in the - admittedly rare - summer sun. But some businesses have claimed that simple pleasure is at threat due to Croydon Council plans that have been likened to a "tax on sunshine". More... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'Sunshine tax'? Businesses protest at proposed rate hike for street tradingThere are few things Brits love more than sipping a cool beer in the - admitted
'Sunshine tax'? Businesses protest at proposed rate hike for street trading
Croydon Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
There are few things Brits love more than sipping a cool beer in the - admittedly rare - summer sun. But some businesses have claimed that simple pleasure is at threat due to Croydon Council plans that have been likened to a "tax on sunshine". More... Read more
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Shropshire Star
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB « Shropshire StarLocal authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 11 days ago
Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the data, said it was now involved in daily meetings with councils in a bid to scale back the cuts and loss of... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Northern Echo
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBNational officer Justin Bowden said: "Councils are now making cuts to services
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Northern Echo / Posted 11 days ago
National officer Justin Bowden said: "Councils are now making cuts to services they offer the general public like bin collections every three weeks or ending cleaning gulleys, as well as severe cuts to services for the elderly and for... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Kingston Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Streatham Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Bury Times
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Bury Times / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Gazette
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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guardian-series
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
guardian-series / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Harrow Times
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Harrow Times / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Gazette News
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Gazette News / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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This is West Country
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
This is West Country / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Express and Star
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB « Express & StarLocal authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 11 days ago
Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the data, said it was now involved in daily meetings with councils in a bid to scale back the cuts and loss of... Read more
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Bolton News
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB The GMB said it is involved in daily meetings with councils to try to scale b
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
The GMB said it is involved in daily meetings with councils to try to scale back service cuts and losses More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Croydon Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMBMore than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending acro
25,000 jobs could be axed due to council spending cuts, warns GMB
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
More than 25,000 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across the country, new research has revealed. Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands. The GMB union, which compiled the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Union: more than 8,000 jobs in Scotland are under threat because of council cutsOver 25,000 jobs are at risk across the UK. National officer Justin Bowden sai
Union: more than 8,000 jobs in Scotland are under threat because of council cuts
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
Over 25,000 jobs are at risk across the UK. National officer Justin Bowden said: "Councils are now making cuts to services they offer the general public like bin collections every three weeks or ending cleaning gulleys, as well as severe cuts to... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Confusion over council's commitment to key recommendation in Fairness commission's reportConfusion reigns on the eve of publication of a council-funded report, after le
Confusion over council's commitment to key recommendation in Fairness commission's report
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Confusion reigns on the eve of publication of a council-funded report, after leader Tony Newman denied suggestions there had been any commitment made on one of the paper's key recommendations. The final report of the Croydon Opportunity and Fairness... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Transport bosses reject Croydon Bakerloo line extension - but council vows to fight onTransport bosses have rejected a proposal to extend the London Underground netw
Transport bosses reject Croydon Bakerloo line extension - but council vows to fight on
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Transport bosses have rejected a proposal to extend the London Underground network to Croydon. But Croydon Council has refused to give up hope of bringing the Tube to the borough and is taking the fight to City Hall. It emerged in July last year... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Spicy Croydon restaurant fined after more than 200 guests fall ill at partyA restaurant has been fined more than £8,000 for hygiene failings after more th
Spicy Croydon restaurant fined after more than 200 guests fall ill at party
Croydon Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
A restaurant has been fined more than £8,000 for hygiene failings after more than 200 guests fell ill at a party. Environmental health officers began investigating Spiceland, in London Road, Broad Green, after they were contacted by the organisers... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
More than 10,000 households sign up for paid-for garden waste collectionGarden waste collection in Croydon will not be scrapped after enough residents
More than 10,000 households sign up for paid-for garden waste collection
Croydon Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
Garden waste collection in Croydon will not be scrapped after enough residents agreed to pay for the service. Croydon Council's Labour administration ended free collection of garden waste last November, blaming cuts to local government funding. A... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon restaurant fined more than £8,000 for hygiene failings after 200 guests fall ill at partyA restaurant has been fined more than £8,000 for hygiene failings after more th
Croydon restaurant fined more than £8,000 for hygiene failings after 200 guests fall ill at party
Croydon Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
A restaurant has been fined more than £8,000 for hygiene failings after more than 200 guests fell ill at a party. Environmental health officers began investigating Spiceland, in London Road, Broad Green, after they were contacted by the organisers... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Restaurant fined more than £8,000 for hygiene failings after 200 guests fall ill at partyA restaurant has been fined more than £8,000 for hygiene failings after more th
Restaurant fined more than £8,000 for hygiene failings after 200 guests fall ill at party
Croydon Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
A restaurant has been fined more than £8,000 for hygiene failings after more than 200 guests fell ill at a party. Environmental health officers began investigating Spiceland, in London Road, Broad Green, after they were contacted by the organisers... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Poundland shops found stocked with URINE-SOAKED goods after rodent infestationPoundland bosses have been fined £400,000 after shelves in to stores were found
Poundland shops found stocked with URINE-SOAKED goods after rodent infestation
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
Poundland bosses have been fined £400,000 after shelves in to stores were found stocked with URINE-SOAKED goods. Both shops, one in Ealing, west London and the other in Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey, has "significant" rodent infestations. One store... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council 'recognised' by Government for rogue landlord crackdown... with second-lowest funding in the countryAt a time of austerity and local government cuts, Croydon Council could be forg
Croydon Council 'recognised' by Government for rogue landlord crackdown... with second-lowest funding in the country
Croydon Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
At a time of austerity and local government cuts, Croydon Council could be forgiven for welcoming any money being paid out by Westminster - no matter how small the amount. Last week, a council press release trumpeted the news that Croydon would be... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
99 pee store! Shop where mice nibbled on snacks and urinated on goods fined £170k but allowed to stay openPoundland bosses have been ordered to pay nearly £170,000 after Kingston’s 99p
99 pee store! Shop where mice nibbled on snacks and urinated on goods fined £170k but allowed to stay open
Kingston Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
Poundland bosses have been ordered to pay nearly £170,000 after Kingston’s 99p store was invaded by mice which snacked on pet food and left merchandise covered in urine. Representatives from the Wheatfield Way bargain shop, recently taken over by... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Poundland fined 170k after "significant" mouse infestation and urine soaked goods found in Kingston 99p StorePoundland bosses have been ordered to pay nearly £170,000 after Kingston’s 99p
Poundland fined 170k after "significant" mouse infestation and urine soaked goods found in Kingston 99p Store
Kingston Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
Poundland bosses have been ordered to pay nearly £170,000 after Kingston’s 99p store was invaded by mice which snacked on pet food and left merchandise covered in urine. Representatives from the Wheatfield Way bargain shop, recently taken over by... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Riddlesdown Collegiate announces plans to open new primary school in north CroydonThe trust that runs a Purley secondary school is hoping to open a new primary s
Riddlesdown Collegiate announces plans to open new primary school in north Croydon
Croydon Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
The trust that runs a Purley secondary school is hoping to open a new primary school in the north of the borough. The Collegiate Trust, which runs Riddlesdown Collegiate, has drawn up plans for a primary school with capacity for 90 pupils in each... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Trust behind Riddlesdown Collegiate announces plans to open new primary school in north CroydonThe trust that runs a Purley secondary school is hoping to open a new primary s
Trust behind Riddlesdown Collegiate announces plans to open new primary school in north Croydon
Croydon Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
The trust that runs a Purley secondary school is hoping to open a new primary school in the north of the borough. The Collegiate Trust, which runs Riddlesdown Collegiate, has drawn up plans for a primary school with capacity for 90 pupils in each... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Jet washing company slapped with £10k bill after illegally posting advertsA jet washing company has to pay more than £10,000 after being found guilty of
Jet washing company slapped with £10k bill after illegally posting adverts
Croydon Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
A jet washing company has to pay more than £10,000 after being found guilty of illegally posting adverts on lampposts across Croydon. The company, registered to Wickham Road, Croydon, and Mr Fisher, of Orchard Way in Shirley, were ordered to pay a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'All pain, no gain': Tories slam council over parking in Coulsdon as doubts cast over plans for new supermarketPlans for a new supermarket in Coulsdon have been put on hold, sparking fresh a
'All pain, no gain': Tories slam council over parking in Coulsdon as doubts cast over plans for new supermarket
Croydon Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
Plans for a new supermarket in Coulsdon have been put on hold, sparking fresh anger about parking provision in the area. Croydon Council closed the 200-space car park in Lion Green Road in July to make way for the construction of a Waitrose store,... Read more
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