Tag Archives: South Croydon

Tory Barwell backs Labour’s commuter zones campaign

Conservative MP Gavin Barwell is publicly supporting a campaign launched this week by Sarah Jones, the Labour candidate aiming to win the Croydon Central seat from him at next May’s General Election. Barwell has even signed the petition calling on … Continue reading

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St Giles’ School open morning, Nov 5

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St Peter’s Church Book Sale, South Croydon, Sep 20

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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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Local youngsters get a chance for a dramatic start at Whitgift

Whitgift School, through its head of drama, Paul Wilson, appears to have made a move in a positive direction for the local community with the launch next Saturday of the Whitgift Academy of Visual and Performing Arts. This is a … 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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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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Take a tip: councils often powerless against fly-tippers

CROYDON COMMENTARY: For all the T-shirts, grandstanding and threats of dire consequences if anyone gets caught dumping rubbish in the borough, Stuart Collins, the cabinet member responsible for the state of our streets, this week all but admitted the council … Continue reading

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Readers’ offer: a free glass of wine for diners at Albert’s Table

Albert’s Table, on South End, has been described by Inside Croydon as “probably Croydon’s best restaurant”. And now, in an exclusive offer to the readers of Inside Croydon, Albert’s Table is generously offering  a free glass of wine with dinner when … Continue reading

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West Croydon festival gets the thin end of Westfield cash

The crass disparity in treatment between those areas of Croydon which were worst-hit by the riots and those which escaped too much damage is exposed yet again, with the announcement of this year’s South End Food Festival next month. Westfield, … Continue reading

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Competitions offer all the fun of the fayre in South Croydon

All the best village summer fayres have competitions, and the St Peter’s Village Fayre in South Croydon on Saturday June 28 is no exception. The competitions include (open to all) … Best dressed Teddy Victoria Sponge Flower arrangement in a … Continue reading

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Fit 2 Learn sees a new way to help all our children learn

A Croydon-based company, Fit 2 Learn, is applying the lessons learned in Olympic-level sports science to ensure that all children can get the most from their education. Fit 2 Learn is challenging the idea that learning difficulties are a life-long condition. … Continue reading

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St Peter’s Village Fayre, South Croydon, June 28

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Junction Road Big Lunch street party, June 1

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Gove allows Croydon to charge children for reading lessons

Education correspondent GENE BRODIE finds that the Tory education secretary is content to allow our local council to charge parents for teaching Croydon children to read and write Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Education, has refused to intervene … Continue reading

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