Category Archives: Community associations

South Norwood suffers a ‘white-out’ in council publicity

For what is supposed to be among the most diverse and colourful boroughs in the country, parts of Croydon appear to be very… pale if the expensively commissioned architects’ drawings of some council schemes are anything to go by. Take … Continue reading

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‘A spruple hello could lead to a Millran hinge’. But is it art?

When does vandalism become “street art”? Is it only when Croydon Council says so? That’s a question which has been raised this week by the South Norwood Tourist Board, and which seems likely to be brought up at tonight’s public … Continue reading

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Free Bollywood dance classes for over-50s, Thornton Heath

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Council calls in TfL for full traffic study on Addiscombe roads

A new consultation into the network of residential streets that run between Addiscombe¬† and Cherry Orchard roads could be extended to include modelling of the traffic in the whole area, involving Transport for London, and even look again at the … Continue reading

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Four-week floristry course, Thornton Heath, from Mar 1

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Council gets chain reaction to Grangewood Park’s broken gate

Croydon Council has received something that is far removed from a love letter for Valentine’s Day, as residents are demanding urgent action to help protect Grangewood Park. The much-loved public open space, which includes ancient woodland on a hillside between … Continue reading

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Community clean-up at Heavers Meadow, Selhurst, Feb 18

Volunteers are sought for a litter clean-up at Heavers Meadow next Saturday, February 18, from 10am to 1pm.

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