Monthly Archives: February 2017

Arthouse cinema picks its Oscar-winners well by Moonlight

There’s no Oscar envelope bungling at the David Lean Cinema, where the first film up for viewing in April at the arthouse cinema (and chosen by the David Lean Cinema campaigners before Sunday night’s embarrassment) is the Best Picture-winner, Moonlight. … Continue reading

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Meet the Rangers, Kenley Common, Mar 5

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Charity warns of poverty problems created by cancer

One in five Londoners with cancer have no savings to cushion the financial impact of the illness, according to research by Macmillan Cancer Support, which is offer a range of advice and support for those affected and needing help. The … Continue reading

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‘Ideological’ housing White Paper could add to homelessness

The head of a Croydon homelessness charity has today roundly criticised the government’s White Paper on housing for being too reliant on property developers, for “a preoccupation with ownership at all costs”, and for the “ideological imposition” of Tory right-to-buy … Continue reading

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The housing market works, just not in providing homes

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The government’s housing White Paper was published this month. JAD ADAMS, pictured right, the chair of the borough’s largest homelessness charity, Nightwatch, suggests it does nothing to address the underlining problems Fixing Our Broken Housing Market, just released … Continue reading

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Streatham Common woods reserve work days, Mar 2-16

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South Croydon’s Pilgrim progresses to the ‘FA Cup of darts’

MATTHEW “One-hundred-and-eighty” KIERNAN, Inside Croydon’s darts correspondent, reports on a breakthrough performance by a local arrers specialist Darryl Pilgrim, from South Croydon, has a chance to “do a Lincoln City” in his chosen sport, darts, next week, after he qualified … Continue reading

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