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About insidecroydon

News, views and analysis about the people of Croydon, their lives and political times in the diverse and most-populated borough in London. Based in Croydon and edited by Steven Downes. To contact us, please email inside.croydon@btinternet.com

South Norwood has hip answers to the pub quiz question

Our occasional pub crawler KEN TOWL set off for SE25 to discover the delights of the craft beer bars and cafés close to Norwood Junction, with SIMON BENTLEY in the quiz team and taking the photographs It was a Thursday … Continue reading

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Volunteering charity offers chance to be a citizen of the world

A young woman from South Norwood has returned home from a 12-week charity visit to Kenya and called on other young people to consider volunteering overseas. Maya Thorpe-Mott is 19. Having just got the A level grades she wanted at … Continue reading

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Friends of Selsdon Woods Bat Walk, Sep 13

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Council digs deep to find £350,000 to improve allotments

Six allotment sites around the borough are to benefit from a £350,000 cash boost from the council. The council announced yesterday, “The money will be used for a range of works at the sites which are managed by the council, … Continue reading

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How wait for Westfield is turning North End into Hooky Street

Serious doubts exist over Westfield’s plans to redevelop in the town centre. Yet while the council does its best to close down legitimate high street businesses, or mismanages one of the country’s oldest traditional street markets and drives away stall-holders, … Continue reading

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Addiscombe Night of Dance, The Oval Tavern, Aug 20

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Nightcleaners, screening and discussion, Ruskin House, Sep 13

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