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South Norwood councillor Lawlor picked as deputy mayor

Councillor Wayne Lawlor has been selected to be Croydon’s next deputy mayor.

A Labour councillor for South Norwood ward, Lawlor, aged 38, succeeds Patricia Hay-Justice, who after one year as deputy will step up to be Croydon Mayor for 2015 to 2016. 307 more words


Benn launches her election campaign. Not that you'd notice

STEVEN DOWNES on the non-existent General Election campaign across most of south London

Yesterday evening, I made one of my occasional appearances on a recording of Metroknobbers, the south London hyperlocal podcast organised by Jason Cobb, who writes on matters Lambeth with… 1,271 more words

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Opening up new routes will give cyclists their park life

CROYDON COMMENTARY: A scheme to allow cyclists to ride through some of Croydon’s parks needs your support, writes KRISTIAN GREGORY

As Croydon Council moves towards legalising cycling in Park Hill Park, I’ve been asked if the Croydon Cycling Campaign thinks this is an important change worth fighting for. 553 more words

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Farage supporters told to refund £5,000 council grant

Croydon Council has ordered the return of thousands of pounds of public cash which was awarded to a “community” organisation which has been taken over by a group of UKIP members and supporters of Nigel Farage’s party. 943 more words

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Sadvertiser's senior journalist to leave paper after 46 years

The Redhill-based Croydon Sadvertiser‘s longest serving journalist, Ian Austen, is to leave the paper.

Austen is retiring, Inside Croydon understands, at the end of May after nearly 46 years with the paper and its related titles. 590 more words


£621,000 is price for a flat in Croydon's Poor Doors scheme

Inside Croydon was banned from yesterday’s “pre-launch” of Vita, the yuppie flats development with Poor Doors being built in Ruskin Square.

So these are the pictures, and the pricing details, which Places for People – who are managing the development on the site next to East Croydon Station – … 502 more words

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Upper Norwood Library investigates who got the loot

Despite all the on-going uncertainties over their library’s funding, the people behind Upper Norwood Library continue to work hard to provide a busy programme of activities for the community, at least on the days when the diminishing amounts of cash provided by Lambeth and Croydon councils permits them to be open. 1,750 more words

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