Daily Archives: November 2, 2017

Look up – don’t miss the migration motorway overhead

NATURE NOTES: As we head into November, with the nights closing in, PETER ALFREY, the ‘Birdman of Beddington’, suggests what to look for in your parks and open spaces, and how to provide wildlife with some help into the winter … Continue reading

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Glamorgan pub plan shows it is asset of community value

The community want it as a pub, a successful businessman and landlord wants to run it. As KEN TOWL reports from last night’s #SaveTheGlam meeting, who needs more unaffordable flats in East Croydon? In the febrile world of rocketing land … Continue reading

Posted in Addiscombe, Business, Community associations, East Croydon, Ken Towl, Planning, Property, Pubs, Sean Fitzsimons | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

All Day Arts Club sketches out the term in Caterham

Croydon’s All Day Arts Club has relocated again. The group, where amateur art enthusiasts gather together and spend the day painting and sketching, has gone back to its old home, Old Caterhamians Rugby Club. The clubhouse is brand new, with … Continue reading

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Purley women’s guild to tackle plant lore, Nov 7

The next meeting of the Purley and District Townswomen’s Guild is on Tuesday November 7 at the United Reformed Church. The speaker will be Roy Vickery, who will be talking on plant lore, and handing round real plants to illustrate … Continue reading

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Speakman speaks truth to the council’s powers-that-be

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, on a rare outburst of straight talking among our Town Hall elected representatives “Thank goodness someone finally had the courage to say it,” one very senior Labour councillor confided after Monday night’s full council meeting … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 council elections, Alison Butler, Croham, Croydon Council, Donald Speakman, Jason Cummings, Jo Negrini, Maria Gatland, Mario Creatura, Oliver Lewis, Patsy Cummings, Phil Thomas, Purley, South Norwood, Stuart Collins, Tim Pollard, Tony Newman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments