Daily Archives: June 17, 2016

#FindRobbie: Search groups organise to look for Gibson

Community groups and friends of Robbie Gibson, the popular local figure in the Crystal Palace area who went missing on Monday, are organising volunteer search parties and leafleting teams tomorrow, Saturday June 18, to try to locate him. The 45-year-old … Continue reading

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Kenley, Old Coulsdon and Purley placed on flooding alert

The Government’s Flood Information Service has issued a flood alert for large parts of Croydon, including areas of Kenley and Purley which were under water for weeks in early 2014. Issued just after 10am today, the alerts for the Caterham … Continue reading

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Central Hill’s open weekend to show the estate they are in

A much-admired housing estate in Crystal Palace which is under threat of demolition by the local council is open to public view this weekend, to dispel Tory-driven myths of “sink estates”, as part of something called the Open Garden Estates … Continue reading

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Purley Way Retail Park snapped up in £45m property deal

A large tract of industrial estate alongside the A23 Purley Way has changed hands in a £45.6-million property deal, as developers move in on Croydon possibly with the expectation of profiting from the area’s house-building drive. LaSalle Investment Management has … Continue reading

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Secret Croydon heritage walk, Wandle Park, Jun 18

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