Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

Planning chair Scott to face scrutiny at gentrification screening

Paul Scott, the chair of Croydon Council’s planning committee which is pushing through £250million-worth of publicly financed house-building without a single council home being built, is to face public scrutiny in his own backyard tomorrow night at the Stanley’s Film … Continue reading

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O’Connell’s 2020 vision is to stand down from City Hall role

WALTER CRONXITE reports on the latest decision by a Tory politician to jump before they get pushed by the electorate Steve O’Connell, the third-rate local politician with the first-rate public allowances income, has decided not to stand for re-election to … Continue reading

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Croydon Airport wins on the Lottery for Zeppelin war project

The Historic Croydon Airport Trust has announced that it has received a National Lottery grant of £9,200 for its “Fighting for Air: The First World War Origins of Croydon Airport” project. With the money from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the … Continue reading

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Wandle Park’s International Mela announces line-up for Sep 30

The Colors Croydon International Mela in Wandle Park on September 30 will celebrate the culture of the local Asian communities and showcase a combination of international artists, local talent, extraordinary dance and spectacular street theatre. “There really be something for … Continue reading

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New term starts for Cantilena women’s choir on Sep 13

Cantilena Singers welcomes new members.   The women’s choir’s  new term begins on Wednesday September 13. 

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Studio Upstairs begins arts sessions for Creative Carers

Studio Upstairs, the town centre arts venue, is starting a Creative Carers group, funded by the council’s community fund. Led by qualified professionals, the two-hour sessions will give carers the space and time to invest in their well-being and widen … Continue reading

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