Tag Archives: South Norwood

Stanley Halls stages Invention Theatre Festival, Feb 13

Nine theatre-makers are coming together at Stanley Halls next month to produce one surprising night of theatre in south London’s new performance space. From 7.45pm on Friday, February 13, Stanley Halls are being opened up to performers from various disciplines … Continue reading

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Don Steele Jazzband at Stanley Halls, Feb 7

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Zola’s exile in Upper Norwood and case for two blue plaques

It’s arguable, though probably not worth pressing the point, that the Queen’s Hotel on Church Road, Crystal Palace, could qualify for having two blue plaques for two individuals with the same name. The plaque which does exist on the walls … Continue reading

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Festival organisers seeking stall-holder supporters

The South Norwood Community Festival is now taking bookings from stall-holders who want to be part of their event on Sunday July 5. Staged in South Norwood Recreation Ground, SNCF is a free family event organised by volunteers to raise … Continue reading

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Amy Wadge and Luke Jackson play Stanley Halls, Feb 28

Grammy-nominated Amy Wadge and Luke Jackson are to play an exclusive gig at Stanley Halls on February 28. Double Grammy Award-nominee Amy is widely regarded as one of the country’s most successful female singer-songwriters. Over the course of five solo … Continue reading

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Oasis governors cleared to rule on academy planning decision

Croydon Council’s highly paid legal eagles see nothing wrong with current and former governors from an Oasis academy in the borough being part of a planning committee that is to decide on an application to build a six-forms-of-entry Oasis academy … Continue reading

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Christmas live music and jam night, South Norwood, Dec 28

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McKenzie backed as candidate, but not to run branch of UKIP

The comedy capers at a Croydon branch of UKIP carry on… with the national party (ie. Nigel “Pound Shop Enoch Powell” Farage) backing Winston McKenzie as their parliamentary candidate for Croydon North at next May’s General Election, while deciding to … Continue reading

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For Winston McKenzie, UKIP’s Farage is just like Jesus Christ

THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING (Part 94): Winston McKenzie is at it again, with another outbreak of foot in mouth disease from his erstwhile party HQ in South Norwood. This time, the “Chump from the Dump” has compared Nigel … Continue reading

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Sticking the rock into South Norwood Country Park

South Norwood Country Park, a slice of nature in the midst of suburbia, is about to rock. The South Norwood Tourist Board are channeling Donald McGill by getting their sticks of rock out for the new year, to have “South … Continue reading

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McKenzie’s UKIP branch forced out after manure stunt

Things are a bit shit for UKIP’s Winston McKenzie. The “Chump from the Dump” has been forced to seek new constituency offices after a pile of horse manure was left outside his UKIP Lambeth and Croydon North’s HQ earlier this … Continue reading

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Woodside residents given fortnight to review Oasis plans

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Residents in Woodside have just received a special Christmas present – more than 2,000 pages of planning proposals for the Oasis Arena Academy, all to be reviewed and commented on by December 25. Not surprising that FRANCES FEARON … Continue reading

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South Norwood Tourist Board collecting for Nightwatch

South Norwood Tourist Board is organising a Christmas collection for Nightwatch, the charity that runs the soup kitchen in Queen’s Gardens. A collection box is in The Albert, Harrington Road, South Norwood.

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UKIP’s McKenzie takes revenge against local whistleblower

Do not, whatever you do, get the wrong side of Winston McKenzie, UKIP’s parliamentary candidate for Croydon North at next year’s General Election. Because if you do, then he might drum you out of his little club. The ex-boxer likes … Continue reading

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UKIP’s Winston McKenzie quizzed over Carnival payments

Winston McKenzie, the colourful UKIP parliamentary candidate for Croydon North, made unauthorised payments from local party funds towards the staging of the now infamous Croydon Carnival which he staged before the local elections earlier this year, Inside Croydon has discovered. … Continue reading

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