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Incinerator links page – for and against

The council has decided – along with three other boroughs – that an incinerator/energy from waste/energy recovery facility, call it what you will, is to be built (in Sutton). That means that in the future all the rubbish that is … Continue reading

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Tram rant proves there is a lot of love in Croydon

When Love Croydon eventually got round to viewing the tram rant video on YouTube it was with a healthy sense of trepidation. We knew this was likely to be another sorry tale that confirmed several of the stereotypes about our … Continue reading

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Advertiser confirms it’s going free

Weeks after we told you that the Advertiser was going to be given away for free, the newspaper has confirmed the move. A small piece on page two of today’s edition of the weekly newspaper confirms that from next week … Continue reading

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Palace player’s anti-violence song

Neil Danns, the highly-rated Crystal Palace midfielder, has a sideline in writing and performing songs. As well as being able to hold the ball on the football pitch pretty well, Danns can also hold a tune. One of his songs … Continue reading

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Nick Clegg in town tomorrow

Deputy PM Nick Clegg is coming to Croydon for one of his ‘public engagement’ events. Cleggy’s visit comes less than a week after he launched a social mobility campaign at a centre for deprived children. What’s wrong with that?, I … Continue reading

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Wrong type of rain?

As usual the rail and ‘Tube’ links to and from Croydon have been hampered by a light shower of rain overnight. Whenever the platforms are soggy you can be sure that the trains in and out of our fair borough … Continue reading

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GCSE pass rates increase

Reflecting the national picture, GCSE pass rates in Croydon are up again – congratulations to everyone who passed theirs. Below is the council’s press release on the subject… Pass rates for GCSEs have risen in Croydon for the seventh year … Continue reading

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