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Inside Croydon

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 ...

Sun 21 Apr 2019 at 10:15am

Autographs from Laker’s legends up for sale in Mayday auction

There’s a big summer of cricket coming up, with the World Cup and Ashes series, but before it gets underway in earnest, historians of the game may be drawn ...

Sat 20 Apr 2019 at 11:30am

£300,000 new book fund just a start to revive public libraries

Our bookish gyms correspondent, GENE BRODIE, on how an announcement of a 9% increase on not very much leaves a long way to go to stock the borough’s library shelves ...

Sat 20 Apr 2019 at 10:15am

Council to extend conservation area around Addington Palace

The conservation area around Addington Village is to be expanded to include Addington Palace, under proposals unveiled by Croydon Council this week. The Palace was built in the 18th Century, ...

Fri 19 Apr 2019 at 1:15pm

St Helier’s new boilers take steam out of Sutton’s heat network

CARL SHILTON, our Sutton investigations editor, discovers that the council’s troubled heating network scheme has suffered a massive blow – from St Helier Hospital Council leader Ruth Dombey’s plans ...

Fri 19 Apr 2019 at 11:45am

Mayor finds £5m to save West Croydon and 50 ticket offices

In a rare instance where a public authority has conducted a consultation and actually listened to the responses, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has junked plans to close ticket offices ...

Fri 19 Apr 2019 at 11:00am

Family Fun Day fundraising event, Ruskin House, Apr 20

Ruskin House is open from noon to 5pm tomorrow, Saturday, April 20, for a Family Fun Day. The weather forecast is warm and sunny, so the garden will be a lovely ...

Fri 19 Apr 2019 at 10:30am

Charity offers free places on course to help cope with cancer

A leading cancer charity is hosting a free support course in Croydon for people with cancer and their close supporter. Penny Brohn UK’s two-day Living Well course takes place ...