Croydon’s deer saga
Oh, deer! Croydon’s week-long stag party, with a red deer roaming around Park Hill Park like a south London version of the Monarch of the Glen, finally came to an end yesterday, with council officials posting notices to announce the re-opening of the park.
“The deer has now been successfully rehomed at a private non-hunting deer park,” was the message that they wanted to get across.
But has “Jeremy” really gone to the great deer park in the sky?
The local freepaper is dutifully reporting that “Jeremy”, as he had been dubbed by some wag (he is a red deer. And Jeremy Corbyn’s the Labour leader. Geddit?), “…will also enjoy relative privacy: the council has been sworn to secrecy over the exact location of the estate”.
But why the “secrecy”? Has Jeremy told them he is not receiving callers?
A well-placed source at Fisher’s Folly has told Inside Croydon that the…
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