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Sun 19 Jan 2020 at 11:30am

John McDonnell: Next steps for Labour, Ruskin House, Feb 11

Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly open meeting Next steps for Labour Speaker: John McDonnell MP Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer Tuesday February 11, 7.30pm Ruskin House 23 Coombe Road, CR0 1BD To ...

Sat 18 Jan 2020 at 1:00pm

Brick by Brick fail to apologise for shared ownership bungling

Brick by Brick, the loss-making council-owned house-builder, last night finally ended their silence and admitted that they are not able to sell homes under any shared ownership schemes. Seven days ...

Sat 18 Jan 2020 at 12:00pm

Athletic cleared over racism allegations in Fisher match

There could be serious recriminations for a team of non-league footballers who walked off the pitch mid-game in Thornton Heath last month after the London FA handed down a ruling ...

Fri 17 Jan 2020 at 3:45pm

Council assisted £80,000 sponsorship for bankrupted art dealer

Having traded for years on his association with street artist Banksy, a gallery owner landed tens of thousands of pounds in public money for an arts festival promoting his business – ...

Fri 17 Jan 2020 at 12:00pm

Palace goalkeeper says she was subjected to sexist abuse

Lucy Gillett, Crystal Palace’s goalkeeper, says that she was subjected to sexist abuse from male fans during her club’s match at Coventry on Sunday. The American told BBC ...

Thu 16 Jan 2020 at 1:30pm

Empty homes in Croydon soar by 50% with Butler in charge

The number of empty homes in Croydon increased by almost 50 per cent in the first four years that Alison Butler was the cabinet member for housing in the borough. Those ...

Thu 16 Jan 2020 at 10:30am

Sanderstead and Riddlesdown lead battle to save Green Belt

In 1953, the Coulsdon and Purley Urban District Council was granted a coat of arms, and this included two trees, one an oak to represent the Purley Oaks and the other ...

Wed 15 Jan 2020 at 11:45am

MP Jones suggests Croydon points the way for national policy

Sarah Jones, re-elected last month as the Labour MP for Croydon Central, says that her campaign in the General Election offers key lessons for her party as it picks up ...

Wed 15 Jan 2020 at 10:15am

Council director promises to find new home for Carers Centre

One of the council’s most senior executives has given a firm undertaking that, together with the borough’s wealthiest charity, a new home will be found for the Croydon ...

Tue 14 Jan 2020 at 5:45pm

‘Overnight sensation’ Kojo Anim is coming to Ashcroft Theatre

Kojo Anim, the comedy star “discovered” by Britain’s Got Talent after spending just 20 years playing the club and stand-up circuit, is booked to perform at the Ashcroft Theatre at ...