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Inside Croydon

Wed 25 Nov 2020 at 12:00pm

Negrini missing from list of finance investigation interviewees

EXCLUSIVE: The former CEO, who presided over a £500m increase in the borough’s debts in just three years, may avoid being questioned and subject to an investigation into the ...

Wed 25 Nov 2020 at 9:45am

Give a little, help a lot: comic Jo Brand backs Bethlem appeal

TV comic Jo Brand is backing an appeal from the Bethlem Royal Hospital, where she used to work as a mental health nurse, to raise funds to help patients recover ...

Tue 24 Nov 2020 at 5:15pm

‘Mistakes will be made’ warn staff after latest round of cuts

CROYDON IN CRISIS: Libraries to close, refuse dumps to close, while elderly, disabled and mental health services are to be cut. Even buses for SEND schoolchildren face the axe. Yet ...

Tue 24 Nov 2020 at 12:30pm

Brick by Brick part of a perfect storm that bankrupted Croydon

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The Price Waterhouse Coopers report confirms that the council-owned house-builders have been badly mismanaged, putting at risk millions of pounds of public funds. As one reader asks – why ...

Tue 24 Nov 2020 at 11:00am

Arts Council refuses to investigate job losses at Fairfield Halls

Arts correspondent BELLA BARTOCK on the mounting scandal at the council-owned arts venue, where fears grow that it might never reopen The Arts Council has told Inside Croydon that they ...

Tue 24 Nov 2020 at 9:30am

E-Moo-gency services rescue pregnant cow on Farthing Downs

The steaks were high when the London Fire Brigade got an e-moo-gency call-out on Sunday morning to avoid udder chaos on Farthing Downs. One of the herd of Sussex cattle ...

Mon 23 Nov 2020 at 3:30pm

Lacey to be removed from board of mismanaged Brick by Brick

Consultants’ report is latest damning review of Croydon’s badly-run council. By STEVEN DOWNES Colm Lacey is to be removed from the board of Brick by Brick, the council’s ...

Mon 23 Nov 2020 at 1:45pm

Work to stop floods in Kenley and Purley scrapped by council

Croydon’s bankrupt council has cancelled vital flood-prevention measures in the south of the borough because it has already spent the money it was given for the works. That’s ...

Mon 23 Nov 2020 at 1:00pm

Support for Corbyn to be debated at party meeting this week

Members of Croydon Central Constituency Labour Party – where use of the word “Blairite” was once banned – will this week debate a motion of no confidence in their party leader, Sir ...

Mon 23 Nov 2020 at 11:15am

Row after Labour councillor calls for scrutiny chair to resign

Backbench councillors who have been marginalised for years under Tony Newman and his cronies are beginning to ask some awkward questions. KEN LEE reports Jamie Audsley, a councillor consigned to ...