03 August 2010
Darlington: £22.6 million cuts from its £107 million budgetBirmingham: cutting £75 million and planning to axe up to 2,000 jobs and shut care homesDudley: revised its cuts up from £30 million to £70 millionCroydon: pushing through £1.7 million cuts in staff costs. Planning to cut funding to ten projects for voluntary groups that support disabled and young peopleAndover: announced £30 million worth of cuts to children’s services, which will slash 185 jobsSheffield: announced an immediate £6.5 million cutsJersey:
29 April 2010
Croydon candidate assaulted anti fascist activists
Croydon British National Party (BNP) election candidate David Clarke has been found guilty of attacking four anti-fascist protesters in 2009. He will be sentenced on the 18 May.
20 April 2010
07 April 2009
Anti-fascists held a counter-protest at a British National Party (BNP) demonstration in Croydon, south London, last Saturday.
27 January 2009
NUT union members at five schools in Croydon, south London, struck on Tuesday of this week over plans to close their schools and replace them with academies.
29 July 2008
The NUT union in Croydon, south London, may ballot for industrial action over plans to reorganise secondary education and introduce academies.
20 June 2007
Two GMB union members who were sacked from their baggage handling jobs at Gatwick by Aviance, the airport ground services company following allegations of theft from passengers’ luggage have been awarded £58,400 and around £50,000 in reparation by Croydon Employment Tribunals for their wrongful dismissals.
10 December 2005
Striking caretakers from Huddersfield Technical College came to London last week to speak at a Unison union meeting in Croydon and a meeting of the Unison United Left group.
22 October 2005
The Hot Zone By Nirjay MahindruWarehouse Theatre,Croydon, south London18 –23 October,Phone 020 8680 4060
09 July 2005
Drivers for Centra Buses in Croydon, south London, staged another one-day strike last week. The drivers, members of the RMT union, are involved in a bitter dispute over pay and conditions which stretches back over a year.
26 March 2005
Kite, Electric Landlady, Titanic Days and From Croydon to CubaKirsty MacColl
08 May 2004
ONE PART of Socialist Worker's role each week is to be a mini-manifesto for Respect. And that makes it essential reading for everyone who wants to see Blair humbled from the left on 10 June. One example of how the paper can work comes from Croydon and Sutton. There the Respect election agent bought a copy of the paper and e-mailed the article by London candidate Lindsey German to everybody on the Respect contact list.
06 March 2004
OVER 1,000 teachers and classroom assistants struck on Monday afternoon of this week in Croydon, south London. They were striking against the Labour council's plans to push through £8 million budget cuts which mean 200 job losses.
28 February 2004
TEACHERS IN the NUT union in Croydon will strike on Monday in protest at funding cuts and downgrading of jobs. A strike ballot saw a 42 percent turnout and 82 percent of those who voted said yes to a half day of industrial action.
20 April 2002
TRAM DRIVERS in Croydon, south London, suspended strikes planned for this week after they forced management to offer a much improved pay rise. The drivers, members of the TGWU union, struck recently. That has led their bosses, part of the giant First Group corporation, to make an offer which would raise minimum pay above £20,000.
06 April 2002
Trams halted in tracks by strike
Drivers on the tram service in Croydon, south London, halted the service for 24 hours on Tuesday of last week in a strike over pay. The workers, members of the TGWU union, refused to accept the bosses' pay of 6 percent, as it would only take their pay to £8.75 an hour.