Tag Archives: South Croydon

Rock Pixies at The Earl of Eldon, South Croydon, Dec 5

Posted in Music, Pubs | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

St Andrew’s is getting itself ready for the Christmas rush

St Andrew’s Church on Southbridge Road in South Croydon has a busy few weeks ahead in the run-up to Christmas, with community events to appeal to all ages. The church, with its recently opened community areas, continues to hold a … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Church and religions, Wealands Bell | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Veteran car drivers won’t be stopping for a Croydon cuppa

As celebrities, such as Chris Evans, the new presenter of Top Gear, sports stars and minor royals get themselves ready for tomorrow’s London to Brighton Veteran Car Rally, Inside Croydon has heard from one disgruntled south London  trader who has … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Andrew Pelling, Norbury, Purley, Thornton Heath, Transport, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

South Croydon association seeks injection of fresh blood

It is all-change at the South Croydon Community Association. Three years after it was formed by residents and businesses from Croham, Fairfield and Waddon wards where they converge around that nebulous area understood as South Croydon, the SCCA is seeking … Continue reading

Posted in Community associations, Croham, Fairfield, South Croydon Community Association, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Estate agents chip in to help St Peter’s Christmas Market

Fancy getting some money out of an estate agents’, to go to a good cause? Bairstow Eves in South Croydon has promised to pay £10 towards St Peter’s Church’s Christmas Market fund-raising for every local owner-occupier who agrees to take … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Church and religions, Community associations, Croham | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

St Giles’ School, South Croydon, open morning, Nov 6

St Giles is a special school for pupils aged 4-16 years with physical and learning disabilities, complex medical needs and speech and language difficulties, We also offer a Further Education department for pupils aged 16-19 years who have Profound and … Continue reading

Posted in Schools, St Giles' School | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Croydon Animal Samaritans cats homing show, Purley, Aug 8

Posted in Charity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

South End Fringe music festival, South Croydon, Jul 23-26

Posted in Music, Pubs, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Flower fairy artist’s life story takes wing on church stage

The Rev WEALANDS BELL saw his church turned into a theatre last week for the world premiere of a play about the artist Cicely Mary Barker. Here, he reviews Under the Shadow of Your Wings, the drama whose performance marked … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Church and religions, Cicely Mary Barker, Schools, St Andrew's, Theatre, Wealands Bell | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

St Peter’s School Summer Fair, July 4

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

David Lean’s favourite film returns in an old-style format

The Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign will celebrate the cinema’s link with Oscar-winning director Sir David Lean by presenting his 1955 film Summer Madness next week using the now rarely seen 35mm format. Adrian Winchester, the campaign director, said: … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Cinema, Croydon Heritage Festival, David Lean Cinema Campaign | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Mystery behind anonymous objection to South Croydon school

Mystery surrounds the sudden emergence of opposition to a scheme to build a primary school on Aberdeen Road in South Croydon, just behind Bar Txt on South End. Large, migraine-inducing coloured leaflets (it is long-overdue that a criminal offence was … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Education, Environment, Fairfield, Gavin Barwell MP, Helen Pollard, Parking, Pubs, Restaurants, Schools, South Croydon Community Association, Vidhi Mohan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Howard Primary School Summer Fair, June 20

Posted in Activities, Howard Primary, Schools | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Croydon Bach Choir performs Beethoven and Brahms, June 27

Posted in Art, Croydon Bach Choir, Music | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Summer Fun Day at St Giles School, South Croydon, June 27

St Giles School in South Croydon is staging its summer Fun Day on Saturday, June 27, from 12 to 3pm. St Giles is a school for children aged from 4 to 19, who have a physical disability, profound or multiple … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Education, Schools, St Giles' School, Waddon | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

All aboard for new service so that you never miss the bus

The capital’s transport watchdog wants Croydon bus passengers to sign-up for a new online community which helps to monitor services. London TravelWatch has established the London Bus User’s Online Community, where you can get free information about your bus services, … Continue reading

Posted in Commuting, London-wide issues, Transport | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Croydon Bowling Club Open Day, Saturday June 13

The Croydon Bowling Club is staging an Open Day on Saturday, June 13, from 10am to 4pm. There is free parking, and the open day will offer visitors a tour of the club, with its hall for indoor play and … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Bowls, Croydon Bowling Club, Sport, Waddon | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s long overdue that we move on from the local High Street

CROYDON COMMENTARY: £148,000 on tonight’s bike race, a few more thousand on the South Croydon Food Festival, and millions of Riot Recovery money on some paving and saplings, all to replace paving and saplings. DAVID CALLAM responds to our report … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Croham, Croydon Council, David Callam, Environment, South Croydon Community Association | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

High street’s failings are becoming something to bank on

And so while the local council bungs a few thousand quid (of our money) at a futile and probably fruitless one-day jamboree – though the bar takings for some members of the South Croydon Business Association might benefit – the … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Business, Community associations, Connected Croydon, Croham, Croydon Council, Environment, Fairfield, Planning, Property, Pubs, Restaurants, South Croydon Community Association, Stiles Harold Williams, Tony Newman, Waddon, Whitgift Centre, Whitgift Foundation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Newman rescues food festival with £7,500 of council cash

The next time Croydon’s Labour-run council belly aches about grant cuts from central Government – after all, another 150-or-so council staff are expected to be made redundant in the coming 12 months under Tory “austerity” measures – just remind them … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Business, Croydon Central, Croydon Council, Pubs, Restaurants, South Croydon Community Association, Tony Newman, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments