Category Archives: Community associations

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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Mayor urged to make Games bid centred on Crystal Palace

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has received a proposal to bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games – centred on south London, with Crystal Palace National Sports Centre undergoing a substantial, and overdue, refurbishment. With the Rio Olympics underway and … Continue reading

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South Croydon Allotments annual open day, Aug 13

South Croydon Allotments is staging its annual open day on Saturday August 13. This year’s event is raising money for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Open from 9.30am to 1.30pm, the allotment society invites you to, “Come and visit our … Continue reading

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Stanley Halls to host local CAMRA’s beer festival, Oct 27-29

Croydon and Sutton’s CAMRA’s annual beer festival will be staged at a new venue in 2016: Stanley Halls, in South Norwood, from October 27 to 29. This will be the 22nd staging of the festival by the local branch of … Continue reading

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Weekly gardening club launched in Addiscombe Railway Park

Addiscombe Railway Park’s community garden is holding a Gardening Club every Wednesday, from 6.30pm till 7.30pm All abilities of gardener are welcome, tools and gloves provided, and children are welcome at the sessions, which are supervised by experienced gardeners who … Continue reading

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Park Hill allotments open day, Deepdene Ave, Aug 14

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Kenley airfield heritage project appeals for volunteers

Organisers of a Lottery-funded project to revive one of London’s historic Battle of Britain airfields are appealling for volunteers to sign-up before Friday this week to help the scheme really take-off. The launch of the Kenley Revival Project will be … Continue reading

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Conservation group offers skills training to volunteers

TCV – The Conservation Volunteers – are seeking volunteer project leaders to plan, lead and deliver projects and help expand to take on new projects in and around Croydon and Surrey. “We run project days every week, taking groups of … Continue reading

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Missing: BBC’s One Show takes up the cause of #FindRobbie

Six weeks after Robbie Gibson went missing from his south London home, the appeal to find him continues with national television coverage on Monday. Upper Norwood Library, which Gibson has campaigned tirelessly for year to keep open, is the setting … Continue reading

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Join in with the health walks around Wandle Park, every Friday

Did you know that there is a Health Walk in Wandle Park every Friday from 11am? Meeting at Wandle Park tram stop, it’s a sociable circular walk around the park and nearby green spaces. This walk has a short option … Continue reading

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Time has come to park the ban on cycling in Croydon’s parks

Elected on a manifesto which promised a clean, green borough, Labour’s delivery on cycling in Croydon has been, at best, sub-optimal. Disappearing cycle lanes on South End and London Road might be bad enough, but the abandonment of the car-free … Continue reading

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Walk back through history with the Norwood Society

This month and next, the Norwood Society has two local history walks which each will last about 90 minutes: Thursday July 21 at 7pm. Crystal Palace to West Norwood. This walk will be led by Alun Thomas via Gipsy Hill. … Continue reading

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Work begins next week on Grange Park’s new playground

Work is expected to start on building a new playground in Grange Park, Old Coulsdon, from Monday, with local children able to enjoy the new facilities as soon as the work is completed, through much of the summer holidays. Depending … Continue reading

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East Croydon Community group meeting, Oval Primary, Jul 11

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Park Hill Schools’ Summer Fair, Stanhope Road, Jul 9

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