Category Archives: Community associations

New pub donates old pictures to locals at Stanley Halls

The Antic Pub Co, which recently acquired the William Stanley pub in South Norwood from Wetherspoons, has been as good as its word, donating a wide collection of old photos and pictures which used to adorn the wall of the … Continue reading

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Croydon BME Forum has moved its office address

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Join the apple harvest in Addiscombe Railway Park, Sep 25

After all the hard work and wassailing in Addiscombe Railway Park Community Orchard, the time has come to harvest the fruits of volunteers’ labours this Sunday, September 25. This is a fun and free family event where there will be apple … Continue reading

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Barwell blanks Shirley meeting to oppose house building

Has Croydon Central’s Tory MP Gavin Barwell given up on Shirley already? Shirley ward is ear-marked to be shunted out of the Croydon parliamentary constituency and annexed to Beckenham for Westminster election purposes under proposals released earlier this week by … Continue reading

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Three months on, search for Robert Gibson continues

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All’s fair for Old Coulsdon charity event despite wet weekend

When the Old Coulsdon Village Fair was postponed in July because its venue, Grange Park, was waterlogged, the organisers, the Rotary Club of Coulsdon Manor, picked another date hoping for kinder weather for their charity fund-raiser. Come the re-arranged date, … Continue reading

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Meander through south London history in Wandle Fortnight

Wandle Fortnight begins this Saturday, September 10, in case you didn’t already know… The fortnight encompasses a range of activities, exhibitions, walks and talks which explore aspects of the Wandle valley’s cultural, industrial and environmental legacy, and run from this … Continue reading

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Council fails to staff its own consultation session in Ashburton

Croydon’s non-consultation consultations reached a new nadir over the weekend, when a promised drop-in session about the old library building in Ashburton Park was left unstaffed by council officials. Residents, and some councillors, have long suggested that such “consultation” sessions … Continue reading

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Summer reads to get an airing as book club returns

Page Turners, the South Norwood book club, returns next month after a brief summer break. GUY CLAPPERTON provides the details So what’s everybody read so far this summer? I’ve read Disclaimer and am now in the middle of the new … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon Village Fair, Grange Park, Sep 10

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Lorry-load of rubbish cleared from South Norwood park

The Conservation Volunteers have been hard at work this week, clearing up Brickfields Meadow in South Norwood. Brickfields Meadow is one of Croydon’s green oases. It is very popular with fishermen around the lake and young families using the playground. … Continue reading

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Sanderstead Community Day, Sanderstead Rec, Sep 24

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Grange Park play area, official opening, Sep 10

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Ruskin House calls for work team volunteers this weekend

Volunteers required to help out at Ruskin House this Sunday and bank holiday Monday from 10am. Tasks include gardening, cleaning, painting, general DIY and rubbish clearance. There is still have a large quantity of books which need to be recycled: … Continue reading

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Mum2Mum nearly new sale, Addiscombe, Sep 3

The next Croydon Mum2Mum market takes place on Saturday September 3, between 10am and noon at Addiscombe catholic church, 147 Bingham Road, CR0 7EN. There are 22 stalls already booked, promising to be packed with baby and kids’ bargains at … Continue reading

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Norbury residents’ associations to stage a high street clean-up

Norbury residents are getting together for a high street clean-up. “Litter and fly-posting is spoiling Norbury,” Paul Cowling of the Norbury Village Residents’ Association. “Our high street, with its great restaurants and services, is riddled with seedy massage stickers and … Continue reading

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CHEP jobs and community session, Centrale, Sep 1

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Free English language courses at Shirley Community Centre

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Walks and talks in Norwood take a look at ‘dangerous women’

The Norwood Society stages its third summer walk of the year tomorrow, August 18. Starting at 7pm outside All Saints Church, Beulah Hill SE19, Richard Lines will lead along Church Road and the Triangle. The Norwood Society’s next evening talk … Continue reading

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Enrolment dates for English language courses, Shirley

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