Monthly Archives: August 2017

Norbury Neighbours coffee mornings, starting Sep 2

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Posted in Community associations, Love Norbury, Norbury, Norbury Avenue and Thornton Heath Residents' Association, Norbury Green Residents' Association, Norbury Village Residents' Association | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A piece of Battle of Britain history is up for sale, at £1.5m

You can now own a piece of Battle of Britain history, though it comes at a cost: £1.5million. To be fair, you do get a rather impressive six-bedroomed house set in a beautiful part of the North Downs. The Garth … Continue reading

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Station closures reducing time Coulsdon police spend on patrol

The police in Coulsdon are having to pack up and stop working before 8pm each night – at least in part because it takes them so long to get back to their nearest police station to finalise their paperwork. That’s … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, Coulsdon, Coulsdon East, Crime, Kenley, London-wide issues, Mayor of London, Policing, Steve O'Connell | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Dench, Rush and Boyega are David Lean stars for October

Tickets are now on sale for the David Lean Cinema in October, which offers a typically eclectic selection of movies, including Halloween screenings, Judi Dench reprising her role as Queen Victoria, Geoffrey Rush giving yet another outstanding performance in his … Continue reading

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Wanted: horizon scanner who actually answers CEO’s emails

KEN LEE reports on another juicy job on offer in Fisher’s Folly: looking after the chief exec Are you “ambitious”? Can you “horizon scan”? Can you spot a split infinitive, yet are “able to confidently work on your own initiative … Continue reading

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Plans to pedestrianise Croydon High Street can take a hike

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Is spending hundreds of thousands of pounds to pedestrianise a short stretch of Croydon High Street really the answer to the town centre’s night time economy, as the council’s leadership  seems to think? LEWIS WHITE, pictured right, doesn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Croydon Council, Environment, London Road Traders Association, Nestle Tower, Planning, Property, St George's Walk | 7 Comments

Wild in the City’s Netwalk, South Norwood Lake, Sep 8

Join Wild in the City for a “Netwalk” at South Norwood Lake on Friday September 8, at 7am. This walk is organised by Wild in the City as part of the launch of the “Natural Health Service”, which promotes engagement … Continue reading

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