Monthly Archives: November 2017

Collins deserves new T-shirt as fly-tip figures start to fall

Now might be the time for Stuart Collins to start dishing out the T-shirts. Three years ago, the Labour councillor put in charge of getting Croydon’s streets clean launched a “Don’t Mess With Croydon – Take Pride” campaign, handing out … Continue reading

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Beddington incinerator is out-of-date before it is even started

CROYDON COMMENTARY: After travelling past the Beddington Lane incinerator yesterday in the knowledge that the furnaces are about to be fired up for the first time, SHASHA KHAN, pictured right, who has been prominent in the campaign opposing the Viridor … Continue reading

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South Norwood Tourist Board offers perfect poster presents

They missed the retail orgy that is Black Friday – probably deliberately – but the free spirits at the South Norwood Tourist Board have the perfect artwork gift for family and friends at Christmas. The SNTB has a selection of … Continue reading

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Energy Garden at West Croydon joins Overground grand tour

Energy gardens at Norwood Junction and West Croydon are to form part of a magical tour of the London Overground network this Saturday. The organisers say, “Energy Garden is one big community and we want to get together to take … Continue reading

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Santa’s Reindeer Trail, Kenley Common, Dec 23

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Thornton Heath’s new restaurant has something for everyone

Thornton Heath is to get its own, Jamaican-inspired restaurant when YahSo opens on Whitehorse Road this Friday. The business is the concept of Jamaican-born restaurateur, Andrew Dell, and Londoner Yvonne Clarke. The eclectic menu in a vibrant venue promise to … Continue reading

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Sign-up for local author’s book launch, South Croydon, Dec 7

South Croydon writer David Matthews is staging the official launch and book-signing of his debut novel, That They Might Lovely Be, next Thursday, December 7, where copies of the book will be on sale with more than one-third off the … Continue reading

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