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The Public Gallery: What exactly is going to happen to Croydon’s playing fields?

Posted on November 20th, by Tom Black in Politics & Society. 8 comments

Tom Black tries to get to the bottom of a freshly-spun controversy engulfing Katharine Street

What the papers say

So what’s going on?

Croydon Labour, which currently runs Croydon Council, is denying it has a plan to sell off Croydon’s school playing fields. This, at least, seems accurate – initial hysterical reports (many of which came from vested interests) gave the impression that … Read More »



Croydon’s council leader promises a new relationship with voluntary sector

Posted on August 13th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Sean Creighton attends a meeting which overruns, but no-one seems to mind

A very useful and well-attended meeting of the Croydon Voluntary Sector Alliance took place on Wednesday 30th July. Although it overran its allotted time, its success was clear when lots of people stayed afterwards, exchanging information and talking.

The new council Labour leadership is promising an improved relationship with the local community … Read More »