Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

War memorial’s special status recognised by Historic England

Croydon’s War Memorial, by the Town Hall on Katharine Street, has had its listed status upgraded to Grade II* for reasons including its historical, sculptural and architectural interest. The aftermath of the First World War saw an unprecedented wave of … Continue reading

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Housing association applies to bulldoze Coulsdon cottages

Some of the last surviving buildings associated with Cane Hill Hospital, located in a conservation area in Coulsdon, are under threat of demolition – because a developer says that they “are not economically suited for the area”. In this instance, … Continue reading

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Enchanted forest self-guided trail, Kenley Common, Aug 18

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Coulsdon Common Bug Hunt, Aug 13

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MP Jones wants to give Voice to the victims of knife crime

Sarah Jones, Croydon Central’s new MP, has started a programme of evidence-gathering and meetings to try to identify the root causes of knife crime. The announcement comes as Metropolitan Police figures showed a total of 571 knife crime offences recorded … Continue reading

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