Category Archives: Community associations

Hundreds turn-out to get Marlpit Lane’s season underway

Hundreds of Croydon residents – and quite a few from further afield – turned out to celebrate the reopening of the bowling green in Coulsdon Memorial Ground last Saturday. The event was organised by the Friends of Marlpit Lane Bowling … Continue reading

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Classic Car Show at Rotary Fields, Purley, June 22

After a resounding success last year, the Croydon Classic Car Show is back in 2014. This year’s show will take place again at the Rotary Fields on Brighton Road in Purley on Sunday June 22, from 10am to 5pm. As … Continue reading

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Developer’s donation welcomed by Upper Norwood Library

The Upper Norwood Library Trust has received £1,000 from Neville De Souza, the director of Crystal Palace-based developer Lightbox. The money was donated from the commission on art works sold at Lightbox’s elegant redevelopment of the Thicket pub on Anerley … Continue reading

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South Norwood Allotment Holders open day: June 28

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Coulsdon residents summon candidates to hustings sessions

There are plans for three sets of election hustings in Coulsdon next month, organised by local residents. On Thursday May 8, there will be a hustings for the Euro MEP election at the Coulsdon Community Centre from 7.30pm. The RAs … Continue reading

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Volunteers wanted to help chart the Wandle’s history

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Crystal Palace residents debate park’s future: Apr 30

With the prospect of a large chunk of Crystal Palace Park being handed over to a Chinese developer to build a vast new palace, a group of residents has started The Information Project to publicise the possibilities for the park … Continue reading

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Put in the Groundwork to help reflect the River Wandle on film

An environmental charity is working this summer to produce a film to tell the story of the River Wandle, and they want community groups and locals to help make the film. Groundwork is a national charity, established over more than … Continue reading

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TickIt vote campaign launch, Apr 16

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Scrap council cabinet and councillors’ allowances, says TUC

Croydon’s trade unionists have issued a 10-point challenge to all candidates standing in the local elections next month, and presented their traditional allies in the Labour Party with a significant problem, daring them to oppose outright all further cuts in … Continue reading

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Time to call out the Army? Croydon’s 22,000 victims of abuse

SUSAN OLIVER is very concerned about levels of domestic violence going on in Croydon, and wants to know why it is not being treated as a major health issue I have looked at the Domestic Violence and Abuse Report produced … Continue reading

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‘Coulsdon was sentenced to be crucified last night’

There was a mixture of dismay and outright anger among Coulsdon residents after last night’s strategic (ha!) planning meeting at the Town Hall saw six Tory councillors vote through the planning applications for Barratt to build 677 houses on the … Continue reading

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Assembly Member objects to increase in by-pass speed limit

The council’s strategic planning committee meets tonight, and with its in-built Tory majority of councillors in awe of developers, it is likely to rubber-stamp developers Barratt’s plans to build nearly 700 houses at Cane Hill without adequate road access, and … Continue reading

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Sutton Council put on notice over incinerator Judicial Review

Justine Thornton, the barrister wife of Ed Miliband, the leader of the Labour Party, has today overseen the issuing of formal notice to Sutton Council that a Judicial Review is to be sought over the decision to build a multi-million-pound … Continue reading

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Cane Hill and Lion Green Road public meeting, Apr 4

Residents are organising a public meeting to discuss the plans for the development of Cane Hill and the council’s scheme to develop Lion Green Road car park. The meeting will be at Coulsdon Community Centre, Barrie Close, CR5 3BE, starting … Continue reading

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