Category Archives: Croydon Council

Council gets more secretive over its councillors’ declarations

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports on a strange reversal of previous open and transparent Town Hall policy, which is deliberately keeping cabinet members’ interests under cover The Labour group which is running Croydon Council is becoming more secretive by the … Continue reading

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The Clutter Monster with Sally Walford, Upper Norwood, Jul 27

The Clutter Monster lives in the land of Mess, a monster who loves nothing more than very messy children and very messy playrooms. This story for children tells the tale of one dark night when two messy children are spotted … Continue reading

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Lipstick libraries micro-blogging, Upper Norwood, Jul 26

Join writer, journalist and blogger, Alice Purkiss, at this fun and informative blogging event at Upper Norwood Library, exploring the way social media can be used as a blogging platform, discovering cool people to follow on social media and talking … Continue reading

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Create your own podcast, Upper Norwood Library, Jul 25

Work as a team to create an exciting and original podcast under the direction of a professional voiceover artist. Recording equipment provided. For 13- to 16-year-olds at Upper Norwood Library. The course is free, though donations are welcome. The course … Continue reading

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Shirley residents horrified by ‘ugly dystopia’ of Sandrock flats

Another of Croydon’s long-established and much-loved community pubs is under threat of “redevelopment”, as builders seek new ways to get around the council’s Local Plan. Residents in Shirley were shocked by the closure of the 150-year-old Sandrock on Upper Shirley … Continue reading

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Woodwork skills and social enterprise, Upper Norwood Library

A free course, for 14- to 17-year-olds, at Upper Norwood Library, beginning on Monday, July 23. Fancy seeing if you have a talent for making things out of wood? Want experience of setting up and running a social enterprise? We … Continue reading

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Have a proper Beano at Upper Norwood Library this summer

At Upper Norwood Library, there is a wide range of often Beano-themed activities being staged over the summer, beginning from July 14 and running until September 15, as part of the Summer Reading Challenge. All activities are free for all … Continue reading

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