Tag Archives: South Norwood

Is it time to park ill-considered plans for the Arena Academy?

Councillor ANDREW PELLING suggests that the mounting case against building a secondary academy at the Croydon Arena will get a thorough hearing at tonight’s planning committee My colleagues on the council’s planning committee will want to ask some pertinent questions … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Pelling, Athletics, Croydon College, Croydon FC, Croydon Harriers, Education, Environment, Oasis Academy, Parking, Planning, Ryelands Primary and Nursery, Schools, South Norwood, Sport, St Andrew's | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Dekker features in Norwood and Thornton Heath film festival

JANET SMITH, from the Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign, is looking forward to next week’s South Norwood and Thornton Heath Free Film Festival The inaugural South Norwood and Thornton Heath Free Film Festival begins on Saturday. This is part … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Art, Cinema, Community associations, Croydon Radio, David Lean Cinema Campaign, Music, South Norwood, Stanley People's Initiative, Thornton Heath | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

South Norwood Country Park family fun day, Oct 25

Family Fun Day South Norwood Country Park Saturday, 25 October 2014, 12 noon – 4pm       Have fun with nature! Bring a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of activities bushcraft, den building, water filters, natural navigation, bug hunts, nature walks, games, … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Community associations, Education, Environment, South Norwood, South Norwood Tourist Board, Wildlife | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Stanley Halls books its place as part of English heritage

The transfer of Stanley Halls to a local community group in South Norwood has been included as a case study in English Heritage’s latest edition of Pillars of the Community. Stanley Halls is one of just two examples of “asset … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Community associations, South Norwood, Stanley Halls, Stanley People's Initiative | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Proud to have been trusted to improve borough’s future

THE FIRST 100 DAYS: Labour took charge of Croydon Town Hall for the first time in a decade 100 days ago today. Elected as a councillor for the first time was HAMIDA ALI, pictured, who here outlines her early experiences … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Family Justice Centre, Hamida Ali, Housing, Policing, South Norwood, Woodside | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Help Lakes Playground Action Group win £3,000 grant

Posted in Charity, Community associations, Lakes Playground Action Group, South Norwood | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Family Day at The Ship, South Norwood, Sun Aug 24

Posted in Pubs, South Norwood | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy, happy talk in South Norwood delivers community pride

Here’s four minutes’ worth of video that should cheer up many a dull morning. Congratulations to Ian Bone and his mates at the South Norwood Tourist Board, the Crystal Palace Transition Team, Robert Gibson and to Councillor Jane Avis, who … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Gardening, Jane Avis, South Norwood, South Norwood Tourist Board, Transition Town | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whyteleafe pitch in with plastic as Farleigh wait on the FA

Doyen of football reporters, BRIAN GRANVILLE hails the new season and forecasts the fortunes for what used to be grassroots clubs NON-LEAGUE NEWS: The countdown on satellite television tells you that the Premier League will begin in just a week. … Continue reading

Posted in AFC Croydon Athletic, Croydon FC, Farleigh Rovers, Football, Sport, Whyteleafe FC | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sensible is as Sensible does, as the Captain unveils his bench

“It has always been hard being known as ‘Sensible’ when sometimes I’m not,” Raymond Burns said on Saturday, wearing a bright Hawaiian shirt, baggy shorts and trademark red beret. “But it helped me in my career so I shouldn’t really … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Gardening, Music, South Norwood, South Norwood Tourist Board, Transition Town, Upper Norwood | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Let’s be a borough of old scrubbers, says Captain Sensible

Captain Sensible has called on the people of Croydon to “get up off their arses” and take up their scrubbing brushes, their brooms and buckets, and start to get the borough cleaner, doorstep by doorstep. The former Damned frontman is … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Fly tipping, Gardening, Music, Refuse collection, South Norwood, South Norwood Tourist Board, Stuart Collins, Transition Town, Upper Norwood, Upper Norwood Library Trust | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Crystal Palace neighbourhood police ask residents for help

The Crystal Palace Triangle Neighbourhood Team is looking for local residents to volunteer to work with their ward panels and in its key individual network. The Triangle Neighbourhood Team was formed in October 2013, and consists of police officers and … Continue reading

Posted in London-wide issues, Policing, Upper Norwood | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Conan Doyle’s life in Norwood celebrated at arts festival

The life and works of one of the world’s most celebrated authors, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, feature in two events being staged as part of the South Norwood Arts Festival this week. The screening tomorrow of the classic Hammer version … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Cinema, Education, History, South Norwood | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Picnic in the Park, Grangewood Park, July 20

Posted in Community associations, Selhurst, Thornton Heath | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Labour MP gets his wish with a free school for South Norwood

Sometimes, you need to be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it. Thus calls by the Labour MP for Lambeth South, Steve Reed OBE, for the site of the former South Norwood police station to be … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, Croydon North, Education, London-wide issues, Mayor of London, Policing, Schools, South Norwood, Steve Reed MP, Wayne Lawlor | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment