Category Archives: Charity

Reedham Children’s Trust Bake Sale, Purley, Mar 27


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Carers’ centre personal safety workshop, George St, Mar 21

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Conservation Volunteers splashing out on Croydon’s ponds

There are more than 30 ponds in public areas, parks and open spaces in Croydon. Many are well-known landmarks, some have Friends groups to help keep them clean and vibrant. Yet most people know very little about the history of … Continue reading

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Purley Scouts’ Jumble Sale, Kenley, Apr 21

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Croydon choir’s Palace performance will live in the memory

A Croydon-based choir made up of people affected by dementia, has performed at Buckingham Palace. Croydon’s “Singing for the Brain” group started in 2012 and is run by the Alzheimer’s Society. The group enjoyed a “once in a lifetime opportunity” … Continue reading

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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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Volunteers mourn John Taylor, co-founder of two charities

Volunteers across Croydon are mourning John Taylor, one of the founders of two homelessness organisations in the borough, who has died, aged 75. In 1976, Taylor helped to found Croydon Nightwatch, which offers nightly food and help to the homeless. … Continue reading

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