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The New Statesman
Why the left shouldn’t abandon freedom of movementand keep money in the town; Or Newcastle Council providing free wi-fi in 69 pu
Why the left shouldn’t abandon freedom of movement
The New Statesman / Posted 14 hours ago
and keep money in the town; Or Newcastle Council providing free wi-fi in 69 public buildings across the city; Or Croydon Council which has set up a company to build 1,000 new homes, as Cllr Alison Butler said: “We can no longer afford to... Read more
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The New Statesman
Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at the 2016 Labour party conferenceand keep money in the town; Or Newcastle Council providing free wi-fi in 69 pu
Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at the 2016 Labour party conference
The New Statesman / Posted 22 hours ago
and keep money in the town; Or Newcastle Council providing free wi-fi in 69 public buildings across the city; Or Croydon Council which has set up a company to build 1,000 new homes, as Cllr Alison Butler said: “We can no longer afford to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party Conference speech in fulland keep money in the town; Or Newcastle Council providing free wi-fi in 69 pu
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party Conference speech in full
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 hours ago
and keep money in the town; Or Newcastle Council providing free wi-fi in 69 public buildings across the city; Or Croydon Council which has set up a company to build 1,000 new homes, as Cllr Alison Butler said: “We can no longer afford to... Read more
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International Business Times
Read Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at Labour's 2016 conference in Liverpooland keep money in the town; Or Newcastle Council providing free wi-fi in 69 pu
Read Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at Labour's 2016 conference in Liverpool
International Business Times / Posted 23 hours ago
and keep money in the town; Or Newcastle Council providing free wi-fi in 69 public buildings across the city; Or Croydon Council which has set up a company to build 1,000 new homes, as Cllr Alison Butler said: "We can no longer afford to... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Is south London's nightlife 'under attack'? Fabric closure sparks debate into the future of capital's clubs and barsarguably most felt in Croydon, which saw major brand Tiger Tiger close its door
Is south London's nightlife 'under attack'? Fabric closure sparks debate into the future of capital's clubs and bars
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
arguably most felt in Croydon, which saw major brand Tiger Tiger close its doors in January. Such was the outcry that Croydon Council leader Tony Newman was forced to deny accusations he was “managing away” the borough’s nightlife. He said:... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Council to launch High Court legal action in bid to stop 'dangerous' Croydon CruiseCroydon Council is to launch High Court legal action in a bid stop illegal stre
Council to launch High Court legal action in bid to stop 'dangerous' Croydon Cruise
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Croydon Council is to launch High Court legal action in a bid stop illegal street racing in a road on which a biker died earlier this year. The authority is to apply on Friday for an injunction banning motorists and spectators from taking part in... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Is south London's nightlife 'under attack'? Fabric closure sparks debate into the future of capital's clubs and barsarguably most felt in Croydon, which saw major brand Tiger Tiger close its door
Is south London's nightlife 'under attack'? Fabric closure sparks debate into the future of capital's clubs and bars
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
arguably most felt in Croydon, which saw major brand Tiger Tiger close its doors in January. Such was the outcry that Croydon Council leader Tony Newman was forced to deny accusations he was “managing away” the borough’s nightlife. He said:... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Met police officer and council worker cleared of misusing work computers in dispute over dodgy second-hand carA Metropolitan Police officer and a Croydon Council worker have been cleared of
Met police officer and council worker cleared of misusing work computers in dispute over dodgy second-hand car
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
A Metropolitan Police officer and a Croydon Council worker have been cleared of colluding to misuse work computer systems to dig up information in a dispute over a dodgy second-hand car. Former New Addington police community support officer (PCSO)... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Is south London's nightlife 'under attack'? Fabric closure sparks debate into the future of capital's clubs and barsarguably most felt in Croydon, which saw major brand Tiger Tiger close its door
Is south London's nightlife 'under attack'? Fabric closure sparks debate into the future of capital's clubs and bars
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
arguably most felt in Croydon, which saw major brand Tiger Tiger close its doors in January. Such was the outcry that Croydon Council leader Tony Newman was forced to deny accusations he was “managing away” the borough’s nightlife. He said:... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Is south London's nightlife 'under attack'? Fabric closure sparks debate into the future of capital's clubs and barsarguably most felt in Croydon, which saw major brand Tiger Tiger close its door
Is south London's nightlife 'under attack'? Fabric closure sparks debate into the future of capital's clubs and bars
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
arguably most felt in Croydon, which saw major brand Tiger Tiger close its doors in January. Such was the outcry that Croydon Council leader Tony Newman was forced to deny accusations he was “managing away” the borough’s nightlife. He said:... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Safer Croydon Partnership launches survey to shape boroughs next anti-crime planThe emergency services and Croydon Council are asking for help to shape the bor
Safer Croydon Partnership launches survey to shape boroughs next anti-crime plan
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
The emergency services and Croydon Council are asking for help to shape the borough’s next safety strategy. The Safer Croydon Partnership, which includes the local authority, police and fire services and health agencies, has launched a six-week... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Council worker accused of colluding with Met officer to dig up dirt 'didn't think it was for me to question police requests'A Croydon Council officer accused of misusing work computer systems on behalf o
Council worker accused of colluding with Met officer to dig up dirt 'didn't think it was for me to question police requests'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
A Croydon Council officer accused of misusing work computer systems on behalf of a Metropolitan Police sergeant in a dispute over a dodgy second-hand car believed it was “not for me to question requests from the police”. Alan O’Brien, 49, told... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council's £30m budget for Fairfield Halls revamp may not be enough, warns advisory panelgiven the financial situation that many local businesses and community are now
Croydon Council's £30m budget for Fairfield Halls revamp may not be enough, warns advisory panel
Croydon Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
given the financial situation that many local businesses and community are now faced with due to the forced closure by Croydon Council. Summer is always a quiet time in any urban entertainment venue and cash-flow is low. Had the venue stayed... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council's £30m budget for Fairfield Halls revamp may be insufficient, warns advisory panelCroydon Council’s £30m budget for redeveloping Fairfield Halls may be insuffici
Croydon Council's £30m budget for Fairfield Halls revamp may be insufficient, warns advisory panel
Croydon Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Croydon Council’s £30m budget for redeveloping Fairfield Halls may be insufficient to cover the scope of its plans, an advisory panel has warned. A Theatres Trust peer review criticised the council’s proposals for the venue, highlighting a lack of... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council predicts £7m overspend in one of its major departmentsCroydon Council is continuing to spend more than it can afford in one of its th
Croydon Council predicts £7m overspend in one of its major departments
Croydon Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Croydon Council is continuing to spend more than it can afford in one of its three major departments, landing it a predicted overspend of £7.2m this financial year. The authority has blamed cuts to local government funding for the budget shortfall... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Vulnerable children recruited as drug mules for Croydon gangspeople are still exploited by Croydon gangs even after moving 50 miles away fro
Vulnerable children recruited as drug mules for Croydon gangs
Croydon Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
people are still exploited by Croydon gangs even after moving 50 miles away from the borough, a report has warned. The Croydon Council report, drawn up in response to Lord Laming’s review of looked-after children in the criminal justice system,... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Police officer and council worker 'misused work computers to dig up dirt in dispute over dodgy second-hand car'A Metropolitan Police officer used the force’s computer systems and colluded wi
Police officer and council worker 'misused work computers to dig up dirt in dispute over dodgy second-hand car'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
A Metropolitan Police officer used the force’s computer systems and colluded with a Croydon Council worker to dig up information to use in a dispute over a dodgy second-hand car, a court has heard. Former New Addington police community support... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Playground designed by hundreds of school children opens in Coulsdonsee-saws, swings and roundabouts and is designed for children of all abilities.
Playground designed by hundreds of school children opens in Coulsdon
Croydon Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
see-saws, swings and roundabouts and is designed for children of all abilities. The Friends of Grange Park, working with Croydon Council, secured £50,000 funding from Biffa Award, a fund for community and environmental projects across the UK, on... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon schools 'unofficially' removing pupils ahead of Ofsted inspections to improve ratingsfrom schools’ rolls in the lead-up to GCSE exams, an education review found. T
Croydon schools 'unofficially' removing pupils ahead of Ofsted inspections to improve ratings
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
from schools’ rolls in the lead-up to GCSE exams, an education review found. The review, conducted by a working group of Croydon Council officers and retired head teachers, found a big rise in pupils being taken out of school last year and... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Mum 'treated like a criminal' after hospice wrongly alleged she abused her seriously ill daughterAddington mum-of-four Karina Driscoll, who is specially trained to care for nin
Mum 'treated like a criminal' after hospice wrongly alleged she abused her seriously ill daughter
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Addington mum-of-four Karina Driscoll, who is specially trained to care for nine-year-old Melody, was investigated by Croydon Council following unfounded allegations made by Shooting Star Chase. Melody, who suffers from the rare neurological... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
New Addington mum felt 'treated like a criminal' after false allegations she abused her seriously ill daughterAddington mum-of-four Karina Driscoll, who is specially trained to care for nin
New Addington mum felt 'treated like a criminal' after false allegations she abused her seriously ill daughter
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Addington mum-of-four Karina Driscoll, who is specially trained to care for nine-year-old Melody, was investigated by Croydon Council following unfounded allegations made by Shooting Star Chase. Melody, who suffers from the rare neurological... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
20mph speed limit arrives in the north of CroydonA 20mph speed limit is being expanded across the north of the borough. The red
20mph speed limit arrives in the north of Croydon
Croydon Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
A 20mph speed limit is being expanded across the north of the borough. The reduced speed limit was introduced by Croydon Council on Monday in hundreds on hundreds on streets. The council plans to introduce 20mph limits, as well as recognition speed... Read more
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express
'Faulty pyrotechnic product' to blame for fireworks display disaster, inquiry findsterrifying happened at the annual lights switch-on last year on November 12. A
'Faulty pyrotechnic product' to blame for fireworks display disaster, inquiry finds
express / Posted 19 days ago
terrifying happened at the annual lights switch-on last year on November 12. A full investigation was launched by Croydon Council. It found that a “pyrotechnic product” used in the display was faulty, but display organisers,... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Police called to Croydon Council headquarters after man spotted 'acting erratically'A dozen police officers swooped on the headquarters of Croydon Council followin
Police called to Croydon Council headquarters after man spotted 'acting erratically'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
A dozen police officers swooped on the headquarters of Croydon Council following reports of a man "acting erratically". Officers were called to Bernard Weatherill House in Mint Walk at about 10.45am this morning, a Metropolitan Police spokeswoman... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'Hidden community' of travellers face social exclusion, report findsis at significant risk of social exclusion, with many denying their ethnicity f
'Hidden community' of travellers face social exclusion, report finds
Croydon Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
is at significant risk of social exclusion, with many denying their ethnicity for fear of abuse, a report has found. The Croydon Council review into the welfare of the borough’s gypsies and travellers sheds light on the estimated 200 households... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Council shelves Ambition festival to make way for Boxpark launchA music and arts festival organised by Croydon Council has been cancelled to ma
Council shelves Ambition festival to make way for Boxpark launch
Croydon Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
A music and arts festival organised by Croydon Council has been cancelled to make way for the launch of Boxpark, the leader of the council has confirmed. Ambition festival had been due to return to the town centre this month after a successful debut... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Drug dealer who sold cannabis out of girlfriend's pub jailed for two yearswas spared jail with a 16-month suspended sentence. The Tamworth Arms closed i
Drug dealer who sold cannabis out of girlfriend's pub jailed for two years
Croydon Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
was spared jail with a 16-month suspended sentence. The Tamworth Arms closed its doors in June 2015, two days before a Croydon Council was due to review its licence and less than a year after More Inns Limited - under the directorship of Sheard... Read more
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International Business Times
Can Croydon transform from a concretopia to somewhere people actually want to live?rich environment. "We are all about just creating a really great place where pe
Can Croydon transform from a concretopia to somewhere people actually want to live?
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
rich environment. "We are all about just creating a really great place where people choose to be," says Jo Negrini, Croydon council's chief executive. "Croydon has been the butt of jokes for a very long time now. What we've tried to do, my... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Mechanic who 'lost everything' in Norbury fire pleads for council helpFriends of a Norbury mechanic left homeless after a devastating fire burned his
Mechanic who 'lost everything' in Norbury fire pleads for council help
Croydon Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
Friends of a Norbury mechanic left homeless after a devastating fire burned his caravan to the ground have pleaded with Croydon Council to help rehouse him. Rafique Muhammed, 59, “lost everything” when flames ripped through the car storage yard in... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon named as having the fastest growing economy in the UKlong-awaited redevelopment of the Whitgift shopping centre is set to be complet
Croydon named as having the fastest growing economy in the UK
Croydon Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
long-awaited redevelopment of the Whitgift shopping centre is set to be completed by 2020. Elsewhere in the town centre, Croydon Council has coughed up £500,000 regeneration of Surrey Street Market, which will be open on Sunday for the first time... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
New housing campaign calls on homeowners to provide shelter for the homelessneed places to stay. The strategy was one of the flagship policies proposed Op
New housing campaign calls on homeowners to provide shelter for the homeless
Croydon Guardian / Posted 1 months ago
need places to stay. The strategy was one of the flagship policies proposed Opportunity and Fairness Commission, set up by Croydon Council last year. FairBnB hopes to recruit 10 homeowners by the end of September. They will be paid £15 to £25 a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon students buck national trend with 'impressive' GSCE resultssuggest the borough’s schools were set to match 2015’s average of A*-C grades i
Croydon students buck national trend with 'impressive' GSCE results
Croydon Guardian / Posted 1 months ago
suggest the borough’s schools were set to match 2015’s average of A*-C grades in combined English and maths, according to Croydon Council. Pass rates fell dramatically across the country this year, with the proportion of pupils achieving grades... Read more
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