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Sun 20 Sep 2020 at 1:15pm

London should be placed in covid lockdown now, says Khan

Croydon and the rest of London should be placed in lockdown as soon as tomorrow to stop the spread of covid-19, Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has warned. With ...

Sat 19 Sep 2020 at 12:45pm

Brick by Brick under ‘review’ in council emergency budget

CROYDON IN CRISIS: Our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, reports on the publication of a 24-page document which is an admission of six years of failure, and which comes ahead of ‘...

Fri 18 Sep 2020 at 3:45pm

Veteran councillor in call to hunt down whistleblowers

The council press office should be made ‘to defend’ Labour councillors, while council staff who talk to this website need to be hunted down according to one Newman loyalist who ...

Fri 18 Sep 2020 at 1:15pm

Broad Green roads to become a Low Traffic Neighbourhood

Four streets in Broad Green, close to West Croydon Station and bus garage, are to have traffic restrictions installed at the end of this month in the latest phase of ...

Fri 18 Sep 2020 at 11:30am

Check out your street’s name for its historic connections

Croydon Minster historian, DAVID MORGAN, discovers that many of the borough’s road names have important links with the place’s history, some going all the way back to a ...

Thu 17 Sep 2020 at 3:45pm

Croydon in crisis: Emergency budget cuts may not be enough

EXCLUSIVE: There’s simmering discontent among the council’s ruling Labour group over their leadership’s inconsistent messaging, secretiveness and bungling, while the council’s new chief exec has made ...

Thu 17 Sep 2020 at 2:15pm

Libraries, pool and Arena may not open because of cash crisis

More embarrassment for Tony Newman as Croydon-owned sports centre in his ward remains closed indefinitely, while fears have been revived that the Labour-run council could flog off some libraries for ...

Thu 17 Sep 2020 at 1:00pm

There should be no place for nepotism in any local council

CROYDON COMMENTARY: A former local government official who worked for three London councils from the 1970s until 2016, LEWIS WHITE (right) observed others doing their jobs in housing, engineering, maintenance, finance ...

Thu 17 Sep 2020 at 12:30pm

Virtual London Mini-Marathon opened up to primary schools

Cancelled because of covid-19 in April, the 2020 London Mini-Marathon could now be the biggest road running event for kids ever staged, as the organisers aim to get 45,000 youngsters from across ...

Thu 17 Sep 2020 at 12:00pm

NHS offering drive-in flu jab clinics at Ikea and Selhurst Park

The NHS is opening drive-through flu vaccination clinics at Ikea off the Purley Way and Crystal Palace’s Selhurst Park stadium, offering more people than ever a free vaccine. “This ...