Daily Archives: October 10, 2017

Butler in U-turn over parks protection: ‘Nothing to see here’

Alison Butler, the Croydon Council cabinet member responsible for planning, has made a U-turn over the future planning status of the borough’s parks. On Saturday, Inside Croydon reported how the government planning inspector had rejected Croydon Council’s efforts to apply … Continue reading

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Tory government still refusing to pay for fitting sprinklers

Work has begun to install sprinklers in 1,250 council-managed flats in tower blocks in Croydon, but the Tory government continues to refuse to provide any financial assistance towards the £10million costs, despite the horrific tragedy at Grenfell Tower earlier this … Continue reading

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Hidden talents have been discovered by writing competition

A Croydon-based children’s book editor is one of the 19 winners of the City of Stories writing competition, launched by Spread to Word, and the Association of London Chief Librarians, to discover hidden talent in London libraries. The competition followed … Continue reading

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Talk reveals 150 years of Crystal Palace sporting history

The Norwood Society’s next local history talk is on Thursday October 19, at Upper Norwood Library, when Stuart Hibberd, the Society’s authority on sport at the Palace, will present “The sporting history of the Crystal Palace in the 1860s and … Continue reading

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Are you sitting comfortably? Let the movies begin…

There really are some terrific films on offer at the David Lean Cinema next month. And they can now all be watched from the comfort of a properly furnished and re-upholstered cinema. In November, the cinema is showing the controversial … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace foundation girls only football sessions

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Diwali henna hand-painting, Norbury Library, Oct 14

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