Category Archives: Purley BID

Bingo! Join Purley BID as it celebrates its first birthday, Feb 23

Purley BID is celebrating its first birthday next Thursday with a Networking Bingo event. “Have a drink some nibbles as well as meeting some new contact with our networking bingo,” they say. The event is at the Pear Tree, 908-912 … Continue reading

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Nasty Party goes to war over church’s Purley tower block

A nasty war of words has broken out in Purley over the local baptist church’s development of a 17-storey tower overlooking the ugly gyratory road system. So unpleasant is the behaviour that Purley has revealed itself as no longer the … Continue reading

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Purple Purley in the pink after doubling charity fund-raising

Local shops, businesses, organisations and schools managed to raise more than £5,000 for a cancer charity in less than seven days of Paint Purley Purple. Wayne Trakas-Lawlor, the Mayor of Croydon, visited the South East Cancer Help Centre yesterday to … Continue reading

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Live Well in Purley event, with Purley BID, Oct 29

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Purley BID summer barbecue, Jolly Farmers, Jul 20

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Tory MP threatened Tesco with shoppers’ strike over BID bid

Croydon South’s new Conservative MP has admitted that he threatened the local branch of the country’s biggest retailers with a shoppers’ strike if they did not support a business scheme he was backing. Tory Chris Philp told Tesco in Purley … Continue reading

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Purley business district scheme gets green light from council

Purley’s hopes of having a Business Improvement District – BID – and get a six-figure sum towards the upkeep of the town centre’s high street took an important step forward this week when Croydon Council agreed to back the proposal. … Continue reading

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