Category Archives: Schools

Croydon High PTA Winter Fair, Selsdon, Nov 23

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Happy’s Circus, Greenvale Primary, Selsdon, Oct 12

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Rent hikes force closure of Crystal Palace independent shops

It is not only in Croydon town centre that big business is contriving to destroy the fabric of the high street. As our retail correspondent MT WALLETTE reports, in Crystal Palace a precious corner of independent stores and old-style character … Continue reading

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Selsdon Guild raises hundreds of pounds for Garwood charity

A women’s meeting group in Selsdon has raised nearly £1,000 in donations for local charities over the summer. Selsdon Afternoon Townswomen’s Guild presented a cheque for £500 to Lee Bennett, the director of services for the Garwood Foundation, as a … Continue reading

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2019 Dance Festival Croydon, The Brit School, Sep 7

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Burns’s Ashes century fires up Whitgift’s sporting credentials

When Rory Burns left the field in Birmingham yesterday evening, his bat raised in acknowledgement of the standing ovation from the Edgbaston pavilion, after he had batted all day to remain unbeaten and unbowed on 125, with the crowd chanting … Continue reading

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Council’s sorry performance after Ombudsman’s dozen rulings

One reason that rulings by the Local Government Ombudsman against local authorities, such as Croydon, attract so little attention is that the Ombudsman’s office never insists that the offending councils should publish the findings in full on their own website. … Continue reading

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