Daily Archives: February 17, 2017

Barwell in Crisis: homelessness shelter opens on Surrey Street

WALTER CRONXITE on how the housing minister needs to take proper responsibility for creating demand for a charity shelter in his own constituency It says something about what Croydon has become that the national homelessness charity has today opened its 11th … Continue reading

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Penny’s cheap jibes may not be welcomed in Carshalton

WALTER CRONXITE reports on the colourful political past of a Tory candidate for next year’s council elections There must be local elections coming up, because some very peculiar wannabe councillors are beginning to crawl out of the woodwork ahead of … Continue reading

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Another bar closes with a Txt message for Croydon business

Are we witnessing the real impact of Boozepark on the rest of Croydon’s night time economy, with the announcement of the closure of another bar within a mile of the council-subsidised food and drink venue? Bar Txt, on South End, … Continue reading

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COPSE organises a group ramble into Kent, Feb 19

The next meeting of COPSE, the Croydon Outdoor Pursuits and Social Events group, is a 12-mile country walk in Kent this Sunday, February 19. Meeting at East Croydon Station at 9am to catch a train, the organisers say that the … Continue reading

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Interpretation of Love, Elizabeth James Gallery, to Feb 28

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Bingo! Join Purley BID as it celebrates its first birthday, Feb 23

Purley BID is celebrating its first birthday next Thursday with a Networking Bingo event. “Have a drink some nibbles as well as meeting some new contact with our networking bingo,” they say. The event is at the Pear Tree, 908-912 … Continue reading

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Four-week floristry course, Thornton Heath, from Mar 1

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