Category Archives: Shirley Community Centre Association

Cash-strapped council breaks rent deals with voluntary groups

CROYDON IN CRISIS: Dozens of community centres in the borough which are used and often maintained by volunteers could now face closure as the council ends its rent subsidies. EXCLUSIVE By STEVEN DOWNES The cash-strapped council has written to dozens … Continue reading

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Thank you! Readers pay Shirley women’s fine within hours

Inside Croydon readers come to the rescue of two young women hit with a harsh council fine – as Town Hall’s deputy leader claims he is powerless to intervene against decisions made by council officials and that he has lost … Continue reading

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Shirley Guides’ Jumble Sale, Shrublands, May 11

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Free English language courses at Shirley Community Centre

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Enrolment dates for English language courses, Shirley

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Cream Tea, Shirley Community Centre, Oct 2

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UKIP candidate given job by council-backed ‘talking shop’

The Croydon Communities [sic] Consortium, which received a £5,000 grant from the then Tory-run Croydon Council to stage “apolitical” meetings, has appointed the leader of a local branch of UKIP as its new deputy chairman. This appointment follows the previous … Continue reading

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UKIP figures behind council-funded ‘apolitical’ talking shop

Tonight at the Town Hall sees the annual meeting of an organisation calling itself CCC, a body which in the past year has been operating with £5,000 in public money received from Croydon Council. What do the initials CCC stand … Continue reading

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Inside Croydon’s Hero of the Week: Marzia Nicodemi-Ehikioya

Marzia Nicodemi-Ehikioya won’t like this. Like that’s ever stopped us in the past. But the Shirley resident is Inside Croydon’s “Hero of the Week”, because she took a stand – or rather a seat – against a jumped-up little tyrant. … Continue reading

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Pathfinder: Cinema campaign back in Shirley – Feb 16

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Potter’s Dreamchild gets rare screening at Shirley this Saturday

The Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign is on the road again this week, with a special showing of Dennis Potter‘s Dream Child at the Shirley Community Centre in Shrublands Road from 7.30pm this Saturday, October 6. This is a … Continue reading

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David Lean Cinema Campaign announces latest free season

Croydon volunteers are showing council-inspired initiatives the right way of doing things on the big screen as well as with summer fairs. Last year, Croydon Council hi-jacked the name of the David Lean Cinema and transferred its use from an … Continue reading

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Tabula Rasa youth group stages fund-raiser in Shirley

Tabula Rasa Youth Project is holding a free event at the Shirley Community Centre this Saturday, August 18, from noon to 4pm, in order to raise money for the project. The event will give TRP a chance to showcase all … Continue reading

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Italy comes to Shirley, thanks to cinema campaigners

The Shirley Community Centre will have a distinct Italian feel on Saturday, June 30, when it plays host to a screening of Everybody’s Fine, the 1990 film by Cinema Paradiso director, Giuseppe Tornatore. The screening, with English sub-titles (this is … Continue reading

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