Tag Archives: South Norwood

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

Posted in 2015 General Election, Croydon North, Selhurst, South Norwood, Winston McKenzie | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas shopping emporium, Stanley Halls, Nov 22

Posted in Activities, Community associations, People for Portland Road, South Norwood Tourist Board, Stanley Halls | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Stanley Halls Film Club: free screenings every Thursday

Posted in Art, Cinema, People for Portland Road, Stanley Halls | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

From Penge to Pissaro: talks that offer grasp on local history

Intrigued by your family history? Interested in tracing the roots of your family tree? Want to find out what your grandfather or great-grandfather did in the Great War 100 years ago? The next talk at the Norwood Society, at 7.30pm … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Art, Community associations, Crystal Palace Community Association, Crystal Palace Park, Education, History, Norwood Society, Upper Norwood, Upper Norwood Library Trust | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Woodside residents worried over contract for Oasis academy

Along comes another non-public “public consultation” non-consultation, which has all the appearances that the local authority wants as few people as possible take part. The notice – which we have reproduced below – was first spotted by Inside Croydon’s loyal … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Hamida Ali, Oasis Academy, Paul Scott, Planning, Tony Newman, Woodside | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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