Category Archives: Friends of Wandle Park

Rambles, walks and talks to celebrate River Wandle’s history

The Wandle Fortnight continues into its second week with more activities and exhibits in, on and around what was, during the Industrial Revolution, called London’s hardest working river. You can find out much more about the history of the River … Continue reading

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Tramlink, the Berlin Wall, and 200 years of railways, Sep 16

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River Wandle Ghost Walk, Wandle Park, Nov 11

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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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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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Wandle Park runs get off to an early start this summer

The early birds in Wandle Park are about to get a bit of a wake-up call on summer Tuesday mornings, as the local running group doubles its number of meetings. Wandle Valley Regional Park and RunTogether are starting a new … Continue reading

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‘Shameful’ conduct of planning meeting ignores common sense

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Last week’s council planning meeting, the final one of 2016, was “a shameful night” for the borough, according to CHRIS MASSEY, a concerned local resident The meeting of the council’s planning committee last week was a shameful night, … Continue reading

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