Category Archives: Addiscombe

TfL withheld key audit report from tram crash investigators

A transport safety campaigner has accused Transport for London of suppressing vital information related to the causes of the Sandilands tram crash by keeping secret an audit report into the events of November 9, 2016, even to the point of … Continue reading

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Croydon choir is seeking new recruits, Sandilands, Mar 15

The Croydon Male Voice Choir is holding an open evening at the Sandilands club in Addiscombe this Thursday, March 15. So, men, if you have ever fancied singing in choir, this is the ideal opportunity to find out if it … Continue reading

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Jubilate Choir, Jenkins’ The Armed Man, St Matthew’s, Apr 14

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QuizFest 2018 for Citizens Advice, Sandilands, Apr 27

QuizFest 2018 Fund-raising night in aid of Croydon Citizens Advice Sandilands Sports Club, Friday April 27 (between Park Hill and Addiscombe, at the top of Sandilands/Grimwade Avenue). Car park on site or buses 119,194,198 or tram to Sandilands and a … Continue reading

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Scrutiny chief wants your ideas to improve the tram network

The chair of the council’s scrutiny committee wants members of the public to come forward with ideas and suggestions about how to improve the tram network. The council streets and environment scrutiny committee will meet at the Town Hall on … Continue reading

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#SaveTheGlam: Council grants ACV status to historic pub

A community campaign to try to re-open an East Croydon local pub has achieved its first target, with The Glamorgan on Cherry Orchard Road being declared an Asset of Community Value. The #SaveTheGlam campaign, led by Addiscombe ward’s Labour councillors, … Continue reading

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Council’s figures show traders in exodus from Surrey Street

Town Hall reporter KEN LEE has been doing some digging into how a £1.2m ‘improvement’ scheme has driven away businesses from the town’s historic street market The legacy of Mark Watson’s £1.2million, council-funded artwashing and gentrification of Surrey Street is … Continue reading

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