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Thu 25 Apr 2019 at 4:15pm

DWP drops plans for ‘cruel’ A23 benefits assessment centre

KEN LEE, our Town Hall reporter, on a remarkable result in a David v Goliath contest Labour councillors in Waddon were today celebrating victory with disability campaigners, after they managed ...

Thu 25 Apr 2019 at 12:30pm

Page Turners turn for Circe, Norwood Junction, May 2

The well-read of South Norwood, the Page Turners book club, meet next Thursday, May 2, when the book up for discussion is Circe, by Madeline Miller. The group usually meets on ...

Thu 25 Apr 2019 at 11:00am

Poetic Power comes to Shrublands, starting on May 7

Poetic Power starts on Tuesday May 7, at 6pm at the Shirley Community Centre. Well Versed will be offering poetry sessions to boys, aged between 12 and 16, from Shrublands in Shirley. For ...

Wed 24 Apr 2019 at 2:15pm

Newman: New Westfield should have a much smaller car park

Tony Newman, the leader of Croydon’s Labour-controlled council, wants the new Westfield supermall in the town centre – if it is ever built – to have “considerably less” than the 3,000 car ...

Wed 24 Apr 2019 at 11:45am

Council goes to court to fight Info Commissioner ruling

A business report into Sutton’s heat network scheme is being kept secret by the LibDem-controlled council. And now they’re spending more public cash in the courts to keep ...

Wed 24 Apr 2019 at 11:30am

READER OFFER: Step out on our next guided ramble, May 18

Places are now open for Inside Croydon’s latest guided walk, in and around our bit of south London, and to be held on Saturday, May 18. Ken Towl, our non-resident ...

Tue 23 Apr 2019 at 1:30pm

Plan for 19 flats in Shirley pub car park returns ‘like a vampire’

The developer who wanted to build flats in the car park of what was a previously popular pub in Shirley is back, with very familiar plans. According to one of ...

Mon 22 Apr 2019 at 12:45pm

Council couldn’t care less: Ombudsman upholds 7 complaints

Croydon Council had seven public complaints upheld against it by the Local Government Ombudsman in the first three months of 2019, research conducted for Inside Croydon can reveal. The rulings resulted ...

Mon 22 Apr 2019 at 10:45am

Heritage building Culvers Lodge saved from bulldozers

A campaign by residents, supported by the Victorian Society and Save Britain’s Heritage, to save a 19th century building from developers’ bulldozers appears to have been successful, at least ...

Sun 21 Apr 2019 at 11:30am

Friends group opposes works to restore Croham Hurst after fire

Those not working this Bank Holiday Monday in the fine weather forecasted might want to take their recreation on the top of Croham Hurst, especially with the cooling tree cover ...