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Croydon trading standards’ three year battle against retailers selling knives to children

A company that sold knives to a child has been told to pay £25,000 in fines and costs following a court case brought by Croydon Council Trading Standards. The case against Daventry-based company Extreme GB LTD was the 17th and final in a three-year Croydon-led nationwide clampdown on knife sales to children which was backed by the Home Office and National Trading Standards. Croydon – South London News …

Driver was overheard saying “I think I blacked out” Croydon tram inquest hears

The driver of a tram that overturned at Sandilands Junction killing seven people was heard saying “look what I’ve done, I’ve killed them” by a police officer as he climbed out of the wreckage, an inquest has heard. At an inquest into the deaths on November 9, 2016, Scott Matthewson, a lawyer for the coroner, questioned Gary Richardson, detective superintendent for British Transport Police. 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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