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Motorists asked for proof of address to drive down own street

Motorists in Crystal Palace will have to show a utility bill to drive into their own street as Wireless Festival descends on the area. A total of 20 roads will be closed off this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (September 10-12). But residents can only drive to their own homes by showing a utility bill – or another document with their name and address on. Croydon – South London News …

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  • A positive plan for Croydon’s future
    by stuartmillson on March 25, 2018 at 10:08 am

    Less than 6 weeks before the borough Council elections which will determine who runs Croydon for the next 4 years, the Conservatives on Friday laid out their challenge to the Labour party which currently runs Croydon – a plan for a dynamic, forward-looking and clean town, delivered by a Council which is well-run and above... Continue Reading →

  • Labour Councillors warned about failing Child Services 3 times before Ofsted inspection
    by stuartmillson on March 5, 2018 at 12:30 am

    Ofsted’s devastating judgement of Croydon’s Child Services department, rating it ‘Inadequate’ – the lowest possible grade – was strongly critical of Council leadership, saying “Poor managerial oversight of cases fails to ensure that basic social work practice is of a good enough standard.” Now even more damning revelations have come to light, as it has... Continue Reading →

  • Conservatives plan fly-tip patrol to clean up town
    by stuartmillson on March 4, 2018 at 9:20 am

    Residents all over Croydon believe that the Labour Council is losing the battle against fly tipping. Labour made dealing with this a key election pledge in 2014 but the continued prevalence of fly tipping across the town shows that it has failed. At a meeting of the Council in February, the Conservative opposition unveiled their... Continue Reading →

  • Labour’s hated local plan to go ahead
    by stuartmillson on February 24, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    Labour’s ‘Local Plan’ went through its Inspection in Public, which resulted in a few changes to the original proposals. Conservative councillors attended most inspection sessions to support residents, unlike Labour councillors who  stayed away. Creating the local plan is a legal requirement and the work has been going on for many years and goes through... Continue Reading →

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  • ‘Scum’, ‘louts’, ‘oddballs’: what Tories really think of Croydon
    by insidecroydon on October 20, 2021 at 12:48 pm

    Meet Keith. Keith likes nothing better than sitting at the wheel of a top-end Porsche sports car. Keith is a member of a Croydon Tories’ Whatsapp group. Keith describes himself as “a bit of a cocky lump”. Keith thinks Croydon … Continue reading →

  • Dog warden wins RSPCA’s gold award for lockdown work
    by insidecroydon on October 20, 2021 at 10:57 am

    A dog warden from Croydon has been recognised with a prestigious RSPCA award for the third year in a row and recognition for her work during the pandemic. Responsible for rescuing and caring for lost dogs across Croydon, Tara Boswell … Continue reading →

  • Sutton chiefs block opposition from seeing fraud report
    by insidecroydon on October 19, 2021 at 4:01 pm

    Our Sutton investigations editor, CARL SHILTON, on the latest strokes being pulled by the LibDem-controlled council Tonight, there is a meeting of the Sutton Shareholdings Board, the committee that exercises the corporate shareholder and governance responsibilities of Sutton Council’s privately-held … Continue reading →