Category Archives: Community associations

Music At The Unit, Lives Not Knives: Sep 20

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Light at the end of the tunnel with Subway exhibition

An exhibition to celebrate one of the area’s truly hidden gems, the Crystal Palace Subway, will open this weekend, marking the 60th anniversary since the closure of the high-level station it once served. And there is also guided walk along … Continue reading

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The day Carnival came to the streets of Thornton Heath

The Thornton Heath Festival last Sunday was enjoyed by all who attended and acclaimed as a massive success. Here, the day’s Master of Ceremonies, CALLTON YOUNG OBE, pictured above with two of the young dancers who graced the main day, … Continue reading

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Norwood Society to look at local stories of the Great War

The next meeting of the Norwood Society, being staged next Thursday, September 18, will look at “Researching Upper Norwood’s glorious dead of the Great War”. Jerry Green will talk about the local people who died in the war, their backgrounds … Continue reading

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Lives Not Knives nominated for prize at Lamplugh Awards

Lives Not Knives, the Croydon-based anti-violence charity, is a finalist in this year’s National Personal Safety Awards, an event promoted by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust. Lives Not Knives has been shortlisted for the Young Person’s Safety Award, an individual (under … Continue reading

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Police question time, at LNK, Centrale, Sep 17

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Help Lakes Playground Action Group win £3,000 grant

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Croydon to play full part in Arnhem’s 70th commemorations

Croydon will, after all, play its civic part – and duty – with its twin town of Arnhem in the 70th anniversary commemorations of the Second World War parachute battle. The weekend of September 19 to 22 will see the … Continue reading

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£3m of riot fund spending in South End is “hostile” to cyclists

South End, one of the main routes into and out of the centre of Croydon, today remains a building site, reducing the amount of passing trade able to visit local bars, restaurants and other shops nearly two months after a … Continue reading

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CAB is celebrating its priceless volunteers on 75th anniversary

Staff and volunteers at Croydon Citizens Advice Bureau are holding a special event on Wednesday September 3 to celebrate the 75th birthday of the Citizens Advice service and to launch the Friends of Croydon CAB. The first 200 Citizens Advice … Continue reading

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Royal Mail confirms reduced service in Coulsdon – via email

The inbox at Inside Croydon Towers has been inundated with an email from the Royal Fail following our report on Friday about the axing of postal collections in Coulsdon, where in future there will be but a single collection from … Continue reading

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South Croydon community stages business big breakfasts

Please join the South Croydon Community Association and Chef Malcolm John, at his Brasserie Vacherin restaurant, for the opportunity to network and tap into local skills over a delicious breakfast. £10 per head, to include pastries, continental and English breakfast … Continue reading

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World War I memorial service, Coulsdon Memorial Park, Aug 24

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Royal Mail plans will leave Coulsdon cut-off from collections

The people of Coulsdon may well have abandoned thoughts of cutting themselves off from local authorities in Greater London, and Croydon, but now Royal Mail is going to do it for them, isolating the area by reducing its postal collection … Continue reading

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Pampisford Road allotments open day and BBQ, Sun Aug 24

Pampisford Road Allotments, South Croydon, is holding an open day and BBQ on Sunday August 24 from noon till 4pm. All are welcome to come along for a look around and bite to eat. They will be taking names for … Continue reading

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