This is the latest cover of Private Eye magazine. Copies are available in both Sainsbury's on Westow Street and in the W H Smith Local newsagents opposite. HURRY NOW WHILE STOCKS LAST!!!!!!!!!!!!
Croydon council have won a national housing award - but it's not the sort ANY council would ever want to win. It's been given to Croydon by Private Eye magazine as one of their Rotten Boroughs 2019 awards.* The citation reads: HOUSING CHAMPIONS Labour Croydon council sold 24 pieces of building land at “mates rates” … Continue reading ….AS CROYDON WIN NATIONAL HOUSING AWARD (but it’s not the sort ANY council would want!)
If anyone wanted final proof that Cllr Lib Peck and her Lambeth Labour lemmings are living on another planet it came at Thursday night's election hustings in Vauxhall. Regular readers will be aware that within Lambeth council's Labour group dissent is not tolerated. So it was ironic that Supreme Leader Peck shared a table at … Continue reading PLANET LAMBETH
There's a funeral taking place at West Norwood cemetery this Friday (23rd) to which you are all invited. David Coad was 81. He lived in Chestnut Road, West Norwood. His body lay undiscovered for three weeks until a concerned nieghbour called police. Before the death certificate had even been signed Lambeth council moved in and … Continue reading SILENCE OF THE LAMBETHS
The Lambeth councillor who told a council cabinet meeting he had met two elderly siblings on Central Hill estate - when he hadn't - has finally come face to face with them. In a letter to the couple, who live on Oakwood Drive, Cllr Luke Murphy told them: “It was not my intention and for … Continue reading THE BIZARRE TALE OF THE LAMBETH COUNCILLOR WHO TOLD A CABINET MEETING HE HAD MET TWO ELDERLY SIBLINGS LIVING ON CENTRAL HILL ESTATE (when he hadn’t) – AND WHAT HAPPENED WHEN HE FINALLY DID…..
"I ABSOLUTELY APPRECIATE THE POOR CONFIDENCE PEOPLE HAVE IN THIS COUNCIL" - Lambeth council leader Cllr Lib Peck The England club room at Kennington Oval, home of Surrey county cricket club, has probably never seen anything like it. Normally events there are hosted by former England cricket captains. What happened last night many people would … Continue reading CABINET MEETING: VIEW FROM THE GALLERY
CROYDON COUNCIL PROBE FOLLOWING PRIVATE EYE ARTICLE Croydon council are re-investigating claims made in the latest issue of Private Eye magazine. A Croydon council spokesperson told News From Crystal Palace: “The council is committed to the highest standards of openness and accountability and takes reports from its staff of malpractice within the workplace extremely seriously. … Continue reading CROYDON COUNCIL PROBE FOLLOWING PRIVATE EYE ARTICLE / TRAM MEMORIAL SERVICE / HITHER GREEN MEMORIAL SERVICE / SOUTHWARK BRING IT SERVICE BACK ‘IN HOUSE’
LAMBETHWATCH OPINION: "WHY DO WE NEVER GET AN ANSWER?"* The continuing reluctance of Lambeth council and its Labour councillors to answer - or completely ignore - questions in the forlorn hope said questions will just go away has come back to bite them on their collective backsides this week. Back on July 7th Peoples Audit … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH OPINION: “WHY DO WE NEVER GET AN ANSWER?”*
LAMBETH - WHERE YOU CAN READ ANYTHING INTO TWO SETS OF FIGURES Council leader Lib Peck has issued two statements responding to open letters to her. I'm sorry - I'll read that again. Council leader Lib Peck has issued two statements responding to open letters to her. Regular readers may have had to … Continue reading LAMBETH – WHERE YOU CAN READ ANYTHING INTO TWO SETS OF FIGURES
PARENTS CAN APPLY FOR REFUND OVER EXTRA READING TUITION - CROYDON PARENTS should NOT have been charged for extra reading tuition, Croydon council have admitted. News From Crystal Palace contacted Croydon council after an item headed ''Can't pay can't read' appeared on the 'Rotten Boroughs' page of the current issue of Private Eye magazine. … Continue reading PARENTS CAN APPLY FOR REFUND OVER EXTRA READING TUITION – CROYDON