Category Archives: Old Coulsdon Residents’ Association

The Coulsdon family who lost three of their four sons to war

As we approach the centenary of the Armistice that finally ended World War I, real-life stories of the sacrifices of local people continue to emerge. This year’s Remembrance Sunday is on November 11. The latest edition of the Old Coulsdon … Continue reading

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Council’s official magazine forgets Remembrance Sunday

A former borough councillor says he is “extremely sad” that the latest edition of Your Croydon, described by Croydon Council as its “main source of community news”, has completely failed to make any mention of the centenary commemorations of the … Continue reading

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Coulsdon residents’ associations Christmas dance, Nov 30

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Coulsdon marks 100 days to Armistice centenary with poppies

Remembrance Sunday may seem a little far off just yet, away through the mists of autumn, but large British Legion-style poppies have already started appearing around Coulsdon and other parts of Croydon. Of course, 2018 marks the centenary of the … Continue reading

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Bradmore Green Pond work days, Coulsdon, Feb 3 and Mar 17

The Friends of Bradmore Green Pond are looking for help, from individuals or local groups to turn out for a couple of work days in Old Coulsdon. The remaining working mornings this winter are next Saturday, February 3, and then … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick causes anger over Coulsdon housing plans

BARRATT HOLMES, our housing correspondent, reports on the latest deeply unpopular development being inflicted on Croydon by the council-owned Brick by Brick venture Another week and another controversial Brick by Brick scheme, pushed through relentlessly by the Town Hall husband … Continue reading

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‘Pizzagate’ mystery sends Bradmore Pond’s ducks quackers

Was it a form of “dirty” protest against Brick by Brick building on the site of Old Coulsdon’s derelict care home at Homefield House? Was it someone with an odd approach to feeding the local ducks? Or were they giant … Continue reading

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