Category Archives: Environment

Promising signs of the future for Croydon’s historic Old Town

CROYDON COMMENTARY: With more than £17million to spend, the council is rolling out plans to spruce up the neglected corner of the Old Town around Croydon Minster. LEWIS WHITE, pictured left, a retired landscape architect, took a Sunday afternoon stroll … Continue reading

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Manor Farm Nature Space spring planting workshop, Mar 30

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Croydon is struggling to meet Mayor’s recycling targets

Residents in Croydon, or Sutton and the other boroughs in the South London Waste Partnership who endure having Veolia as their councils’ rubbish contractor, might be forgiven for having allowed Global Recycling Day, which was yesterday, apparently, to have passed … Continue reading

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Community Walk, Addington Hills, Mar 23

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Community clean-up day, Manor Farm Nature Space, Mar 17

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Co-op dish up food ideas to help Lloyd Parkrunners keep fit

Lloyd Park’s Parkrun runners – at least those who had not scooted north to Leeds for the National cross-country – had a special treat on Saturday as Co-op, the local community retailer, handed out free recipe boxes containing healthy food … Continue reading

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Greenpeace activists take pointless plastic back to Sainsbury’s

Greenpeace volunteers yesterday handed back a shopping trolley full of customers’ unwanted plastic packaging to the Sainsbury’s store on the Purley Way. The store manager was presented with a trolley filled with 131 pieces of single-use packaging, the major contributor … Continue reading

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