Tag Archives: South Croydon

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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Scouring Croham’s campaign for anything that might inspire

VOTE 2014: Over the next couple of weeks, we will preview the local elections with a look at key wards and the key issues. With 15 candidates from seven parties or groups standing in Croham, with the Greens, UKIP and … Continue reading

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Surrey blame ‘struggling facilities’ for Whitgift cricket decision

Doubts over whether county cricket will return to Croydon were renewed this week when the annual meeting of Surrey members was told that “struggling facilities” were the reason for the county club’s continued absence from Whitgift School. The cricket festival … Continue reading

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Beware council’s misleading parking signs, warns Butcher

Mark Butcher, the South Croydon-based guitar legend and occasional Test match batsman, has been in touch with Inside Croydon with what he calls a “rant on behalf of all the other dopes that were and will be booked down there”. … Continue reading

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Volunteers wanted to help chart the Wandle’s history

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Greens hold back from promising to scrap £1bn incinerator

The Green Party launched its local election manifesto for Croydon yesterday, confirming that it will field a full slate of 70 candidates across the whole of the borough. The Greens seem poised to benefit on voting day next month from … Continue reading

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Rubbish piles up on our streets as council keeps spinning

We had barely pressed the publish button on our latest fly-tipping report than the Sage of Waddon, Arfur Towcrate, was posting to Twitter another example of how the state of Croydon’s streets is utterly rubbish:

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Albert’s Table is offering a sport-free zone on Mar 25

With the World Cup in Brazil approaching and promising (threatening?) a summer of wall-to-wall football, as well as the Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup later in the year, Albert’s Table, probably Croydon’s best restaurant (well, according to Inside Croydon’s review), … Continue reading

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Fit 2 Learn bond launch party, Centrale, Mar 13

Fit 2 Learn CIC Social Enterprise Bond Launch Party 6.00pm – 7.30pm on Thursday 13th March, 2014 Lives Not Knives (LNK) Unit, Upper Mall, Centrale Shopping Centre CR0 1TY  Fit 2 Learn invites you to the launch of its social … Continue reading

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Gravity’s up for another award thanks to Croydon’s Hall

After winning seven Oscars, you’d think that there was nothing left for Gravity to win. But you’d be wrong. Because director Miguel Vestibulo, better known in Croydon as Michael Hall, has managed to be nominated – again – with his … Continue reading

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