Monthly Archives: September 2016

For she’s a jolly good fellow, but no one seems to know why

Jo Negrini, Croydon Council’s new chief executive, has been made an honorary fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Trouble is, no one seems to know quite why… RIBA made its announcement of its latest 18 fellows yesterday, when … Continue reading

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Tory O’Connell gets it wrong on Commissioner’s retirement

Not for the first time, City Hall figures are asking whether Croydon’s representative, Steve O’Connell, is up to the task as a London Assembly member. O’Connell yesterday made a desperate grasp for some political capital over the retirement announcement of … Continue reading

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Free cricket coaching courses, Thornton Heath, Oct 1-Dec 17

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Little Progress in Croydon, as Newman backs another loser

WALTER CRONXITE says there were plenty of Croydon mentions at the Labour conference, but few signs that those in charge of the local party are about the embrace enthusiasm for the leadership any time soon As Croydon’s Labour politicians and … Continue reading

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Stanley’s Film Club launches its weekly movie screenings

Stanley’s Film Club’s box office is open for business. The film club has announced an eclectic programme through the autumn, including 12 different movie screenings, plus its regular shorts offering, as it starts to operate in the charming Grade II-listed … Continue reading

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Croydon’s on its marks for 10km road race on Oct 9

The annual Lexus Croydon 10km – one of the most popular road races held in the area – takes place a week on Sunday, October 9, when a field of 500 runners is expected on the start line. The road … Continue reading

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Live Well in Purley event, with Purley BID, Oct 29

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