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December 2015

Croydon’s economy surges ahead

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New figures show Croydon has the second-fastest expanding economy in the UK. A 9.3 per cent growth rate recorded the the Office for National Statistics is 3.7 per cent above the London average and more than double the average for the...
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£99million deal for government offices

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The new buyers of two government offices have said they intend to maximise the development potential of the site in the heart of Croydon. Singapore-based developer Hung Ho Land has bouhgt both Apollo House and Lunar House, which span a combined...
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South Norwood playground officially reopens

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South Norwood recreation ground’s newly-refurbished playground was officially re-opened by the council at the weekend. Council leader Tony Newman from neighbouring Woodside ward and Councillor Timothy Godfrey, cabinet member for leisure, culture and sport, were out with young families on...
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Council rejects Fiveways flyover

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Proposals to build a new flyover at Fiveways Junction have been rejected by Croydon Council because of the impact it would have on neighbouring residents and Duppas Hill. Instead, the council’s cabinet is set to recommend a widening of the...
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Clegg urges Cameron to back Gatwick

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Former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has urged the government to choose Gatwick expansion despite the Davies Commission recommending a third runway at Heathrow. Writing in the Evening Standard, Mr Clegg warned prime minister David Cameron that great swathes of...
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