Category Archives: Addiscombe West

Annual wassailing at Addiscombe Railway Park, Jan 26

Addiscombe Railway Park’s annual Wassail will be held in their community orchard on Saturday January 26, from 2pm to 4pm. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. It is recommended that you wear bright warm clothing and bring something … Continue reading

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CNHSS history talks: The Regent’s Canal, East Croydon, Jan 9

The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society is one of the borough’s longest established and most respected history groups, which organises a range of talks, walks and other events. It’s first function for 2019 is a talk by Roger Squires … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Festival and carols, St Matthew’s, Dec 2

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Addiscombe Winter Carnival, Ashburton Hall, Dec 9

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BINMAGEDDON!: Our street has been blighted by council

KEN LEE on how some residents are responding to the imposition of wheelie bins they never wanted, and mostly never need More than three months after the council spent £2.3million to deliver new wheelie bins to 150,000 properties around the … Continue reading

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There’s a real art to life drawing in a draughty church hall

For a borough whose politicians claim that ‘art is at the heart of regeneration’, it seems that the world’s biggest drawing festival has passed Croydon by. But KEN TOWL managed to track down a well-established group of artists who show … Continue reading

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Half of tram crash safety recommendations remain undone

Half the safety recommendations put forward after the 2016 Croydon tram crash have not been put in place, it is being reported today. Next month marks two years since the worst tram crash in this country for more than half … Continue reading

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