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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

Butler caught out in another lie over sale of public park land

Two years ago, the council’s deputy leader gave her word that all the borough’s parks and open spaces would be protected from development. So guess what the Labour-run council has been caught out trying to do with a much-loved park … Continue reading

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Christmas Crafts, St Francis, Monks Hill, Dec 8

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Croydon Philharmonic Choir Christmas Cheer concert, Dec 16

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Christmas Carols and Readings, St Bartholomew’s, Dec 15

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Jones seeking memorial for the fallen in conflicts since 1945

Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the first Remembrance Day services, staged at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1919. Inevitably, much of the focus of such ceremonials is on those who fought and … Continue reading

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Charities’ support centre under threat from latest flats scheme

Around a dozen locally based charities and support groups face being evicted from their offices or having access to vital facilities withdrawn, as the owner wants to convert two floors of the Croydon Carers’ Support Centre on George Street into … Continue reading

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Woodcote High School Merry Christmas Fair, Nov 23

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