Monthly Archives: July 2016

Making muddy art – free family workshop at Turf Gallery, Aug 6

Turf Gallery is staging a free, fun family art workshop for all ages from five years old upwards next Saturday, August 6. from noon to 2pm. Using mud, leaves and plants around us as art materials, this artist-led workshop will … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon Art Society annual exhibition and sale, Nov 25-27

The Old Coulsdon Art Society exhibition and sale takes place from November 25 to 27. Held at the Old Coulsdon Bowling Club, Coulsdon Road, Old Coulsdion CR5 2LD, the exhibition will showcase the work of some very talented local artists. … Continue reading

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Former reporter in bitter attack against ‘clickbait’ Advertiser

STEVEN DOWNES on an extraordinary Twitter outburst from a “heart broken” local newspaper journalist who says that redundancies and cut-backs at his old workplace have made things “really shit” The Croydon Sadvertiser is dead. It’s ceased to be. It’s pushing … Continue reading

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Latest air quality proposals are not to be sniffed at

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, wants to introduce a set of wide-ranging policies to improve the city’s air quality, including extra charges for older vehicles and an ultra-low emissions zone,and PETER UNDERWOOD says it is none too … Continue reading

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‘Desperate’ Reed resorts to data-scraping to get desired result

First, he refused to speak to the members about the Labour leadership at his constituency party’s annual meeting. Then, he took part in a visit to central Croydon with Owen Smith, the challenger to Jeremy Corbyn, but didn’t bother to … Continue reading

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A Dream performance in the grounds of Coulsdon Manor

“On the eve of a royal wedding, two lovers elope and find themselves in a mysterious moonlit forest” Theatre Workshop Coulsdon is performing A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the open air at Coulsdon Manor Hotel every evening (except Sunday and … Continue reading

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Croydon GPs criticised for failure to return vital diabetes data

Croydon’s NHS GPs have an “unacceptably low” number of practices collecting and supplying data about patents’ diabetes checks, according to a national charity. The charity, Diabetes UK,  is urging Croydon’s NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), to ensure that they all … Continue reading

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