Tag Archives: South Norwood

Film Club to screen courtroom classics in South Norwood

Continuing Stanley Halls Film Club’s season of screening unforgettable classics in the rejuvenated arts venue in South Norwood are two of the most famous courtroom dramas in the history of cinema: Gregory Peck in To Kill a Mockingbird this Thursday … Continue reading

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South Norwood councillor Lawlor picked as deputy mayor

Councillor Wayne Lawlor has been selected to be Croydon’s next deputy mayor. A Labour councillor for South Norwood ward, Lawlor, aged 38, succeeds Patricia Hay-Justice, who after one year as deputy will step up to be Croydon Mayor for 2015 … Continue reading

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Free Yoga lessons at Stanley Halls, beginning Sat Apr 18

Stanley Halls in South Norwood is offering free Yoga classes, starting this Saturday, April 18, at 11am. The free Yoga classes will be held on the third Saturday of the month, initially for three months, beginning this weekend. There is … Continue reading

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Council planners powerless to halt bookies or pub closures

Among the many deceits of the last government was its supposed policy of “localism”. Under Conservative communities minister “Big Eric” Pickles, it was nothing of the sort. Local councils have been stripped of so many of their powers over the … Continue reading

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UKIP silent on investigation into Winston McKenzie accounts

Winston McKenzie, UKIP’s eccentric General Election candidate for Croydon North, may be facing a disciplinary investigation from his own party over allegations about his use of thousands of pounds of campaign funds. According to UKIP sources, around two dozen branch … Continue reading

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Ten Tonne Ska at South Norwood Social Club, Apr 18

The South Norwood Tourist Board is promoting a fun night filled with the greatest ska and reggae classics. The event is being staged at the South Norwood and Woodside Social Club, Enmore Road on Saturday April 18, with a 8.30pm … Continue reading

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Stanley Halls film club offers The Big Sleep this week

The Stanley Halls Film Club is showing the Bogart-Bacall classic film noir this Thursday, March 26. The screening is free of charge.

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This takes this biscuit: cuts start to hit Town Hall tea breaks

The Osborne-Balls austerity consensus is biting, and biting hard where it really matters: councillors’ hob nobs. Angry tweets have been sent from the Town Hall to complain about the lack of sandwiches at recent council meetings. Some outraged councillors cannot … Continue reading

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History talks that explore Norwood’s Dickensian past

The Norwood Society has announced its programme of talks and events for the rest of 2015, beginning this week, on March 19, with a talk about Charles Dickens’s Norwood connections, to be given by Paul Graham of the Dickens Fellowship. … Continue reading

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Classic movies to get free screening at Stanley Halls

The Stanley Halls Film Club is to screen two movie classics in the next week – absolutely free for members. David Lynch’s Mullholland Drive screens this Wednesday (March 4), and the Spencer Tracy thriller, Bad Day at Black Rock, is … Continue reading

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Paul Johnson charity concert, South Norwood, Mar 28

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Planning chairman backs down over ban on MP Barwell

How many U-turns does Labour’s council leader Tony Newman have to perform before he disappears up his own fundament? Gavin Barwell will be allowed to speak at tonight’s planning meeting at Croydon Town Hall after all, as the Labour-run council … Continue reading

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Crisis charity music concert, Stanley Halls, Feb 27

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Sunset Boulevard, free screening, Stanley Halls, Feb 26

Screening at Stanley Halls this Thursday, February 26.

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Sell-Off: The Abolition of the NHS – Stanley Halls, Mar 1

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Lakes Playground Action Group annual meeting, Feb 17

The Lakes Playground Action Group was formed in 2013 with the aim of providing a better play experience for children who visit South Norwood Lake and Grounds. The existing play area was last upgraded in years ago. They say, “Join … Continue reading

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Woodside’s five-year wait for a bus comes to an end at last

Transport for London has announced that bus routes 130 and 312 – which have been unable to operate along their regular routes for five years due to engineering work on Spring Lane Bridge – will get back on the road … Continue reading

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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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