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Friends of Addiscombe Railway Park virtual Apple Day, Sep 12

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Friends of Addiscombe Railway Park Wassail, Jan 25

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Free art workshop, Addiscombe Railway Park, Sep 15

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Friends of Addiscombe Railway Park Apple Day, Sep 15

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Arts In The Park, Addiscombe Railway Park, Jul 21

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Big Lunch Picnic in Addiscombe Railway Park, Jun 2

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Annual wassailing at Addiscombe Railway Park, Jan 26

Addiscombe Railway Park’s annual Wassail will be held in their community orchard on Saturday January 26, from 2pm to 4pm. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. It is recommended that you wear bright warm clothing and bring something … Continue reading

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Meeting called over failed Addiscombe one-way scheme

The Addiscombe traffic balls-up is set to be discussed at a public meeting next week. The organisers were unable to confirm whether a proposal to change the name of Lebanon Road to “Alderman Watson Boulevard” will be on the agenda. … Continue reading

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Apple Day free event, Addiscombe Railway Park, Sep 16

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Festival of Peace Picnic, Addiscombe Railway Park, Jun 17

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Big Lunch at Addiscombe Railway Park, Jun 2

Join the Friends of Addiscombe Railway Park, with its community gardens and orchard, for some family fun in the park next Saturday, June 2. Bring a picnic, share a game, meet your neighbours. More details from the Railway Park Friends … Continue reading

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Addiscombe Railway Park orchard Wassail, Jan 27

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Sing In The Park, Addiscombe Railway Park, Nov 4

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Butler in U-turn over parks protection: ‘Nothing to see here’

Alison Butler, the Croydon Council cabinet member responsible for planning, has made a U-turn over the future planning status of the borough’s parks. On Saturday, Inside Croydon reported how the government planning inspector had rejected Croydon Council’s efforts to apply … Continue reading

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Residents have 48 hours to save 70 parks and open spaces

The people of Croydon have 48 hours left to try to save more than 70 of the borough’s parks and open spaces from being put at serious risk of being handed over to developers to be built on. Alison Butler, … Continue reading

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Council kills off Percy the park keeper and abandons 120 parks

CHRIS PECKHAM, our environment correspondent, on the latest shocking admission of failure at Croydon Town Hall Croydon Council is about to shut-up the park keeper’s hut in more than 120 of the borough’s open spaces, as it seems primed to … Continue reading

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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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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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Orchard wassailing organisers appeal for more volunteers

The organisers of the wassailing event in the new community orchard at Addiscombe Railway Park later this month have been so overwhelmed with the response from people wanting to take part in this ancient ritual that they are seeking extra … Continue reading

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Go a’wassailing in the orchard of A’ddiscombe Railway Park

A strange and ancient ritual, which is said to date back to Anglo-Saxon times and can often involve lots of hearty singing and, it must be said, when some drink is taken, is coming to Addiscombe Railway Park on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Dig in and help with gardening in Addiscombe Railway Park

The FRIENDS OF ADDISCOMBE RAILWAY PARK have an idea, and you’re invited to take part We are thinking about building a community garden in Addiscombe Railway Park, where people can grow food and flowers together, sharing the work as well as … Continue reading

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Volunteers get together to help maintain Croydon’s park life

Our environmental affairs correspondent, CHRIS PECKHAM, reports on a new group established to safeguard our green spaces Last week saw the latest meeting of the fledgling Croydon Parks, Woodlands and Greenspaces Forum: a group that brings together all of the … Continue reading

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Addiscombe park friends need your help: Sun Feb 10

Friends of Addiscombe Railway Park have 100 saplings that are to be planted by children from Woodside School. They need as many people as possible to come along this Sunday, February 10, between 2 and 4pm to dig holes ready … Continue reading

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