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Developers are not the answer to London's housing crisis

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Borough councils, including Croydon, have leant heavily on speculative developments to build new homes. But London needs a far more radical approach, according to CHRISTIAN WOLMAR, who is seeking selection by Labour to be the party’s Mayoral candidate… 884 more words


Barnado's steps in to help Croydon's trafficked children

A scheme run by the charity Barnardo’s, with funding from the Home Office, has helped 20 at-risk young victims of human trafficking in Croydon over the past 12 months Рalmost as many as in the whole of the Midlands or in Greater Manchester respectively. 349 more words


Fairness Commission provides Blue Labour with opportunity

The consequences of the General Election result continue to roll out. Such as: What does Croydon’s Labour-run council do with its very Ed Miliband-esque Fairness and Opportunity Commission? 377 more words

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Ash to ashes: unions boycott UKIP-dominated talking shop

Croydon’s trades unionists are being asked to boycott all future meetings of the “Croham Clux Clan” – what presents itself as a community talking shop sometimes also known as the Croydon Communities Consortium, or CCC. 446 more words

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Landlords challenge licensing scheme with Judicial Review

Another of Labour’s flagship policies for Croydon, the landlord licensing scheme which was a key part of the manifesto when they won control of the council last year, could be facing a crisis as a group of local businesses are to challenge the decision in the High Court. 488 more words


Libraries are bricking it over introduction of Lego clubs

They call it “building on the lessons learned in the classroom”. Geddit??!

Over the summer holidays, Croydon’s libraries will be trying to attract local children by offering them the chance to play with Lego. 695 more words

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Queen's Gardens' new stage becomes a fountain of complaint

Croydon Council has been accused of ham-fisted incompetence over its treatment of the fountain in Queen’s Gardens, which it has in-filled with rubble as it is being “converted” into a stage for performances through the summer, including next month’s “Ambition” festival. 492 more words

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