Category Archives: Old Coulsdon Residents’ Association

Purley Tower public inquiry gives election boost to Philp

A public inquiry into Purley Baptist Church’s proposed development at Purley Cross will go ahead next month, despite the purdah on public bodies’ activities in the run-up to the General Election. The staging of such a hotly debated local issue … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon Christmas lights switch-on, Nov 23

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Coulsdon RAs’ Christmas dance, Coulsdon Manor, Nov 29

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Old Coulsdon quiz night fund-raiser, Cameron Hall, Aug 31

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Residents gather to bring an end to ‘Tony and his cronies’

Our political correspondent WALTER CRONXITE reports that moves to have Tony Newman replaced by a more accountable, directly elected Mayor, are gathering pace Tony Newman’s having a mayor. Around 60 people turned up at Christchurch, Purley, last night for the … Continue reading

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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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