Category Archives: Croydon parks

The Greatest Showman screening, Grangewood Park, Sep 20

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Enjoy a different kind of Fortnight along banks of the Wandle

Wandle Fortnight is a celebration of the Wandle Valley run by the community for the community, and it all starts next weekend. Much work has been done to uncover the River Wandle and clean it up, from the multi-million-pound work … Continue reading

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Pond dipping, Wandle Park Pond, Sep 14

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Shock! Council discovers trees on site it gave to Brick by Brick

Brick by Brick, the council’s loss-making in-house house-builder, has suffered yet more setbacks after the council “discovered” that two sites it wanted to concrete over were either too close to high-voltage electricity pylons, or had real live trees growing there. … Continue reading

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Green Heritage Fair, Croydon Ecology Centre, Sep 14-15

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Woods group wins £2,000 grant to create ‘magical’ nature trail

The Friends of Spa Woods group has received a £2,000 grant to create a nature trail through their part of what remains of the ancient Great North Wood, using wood carvings, fairy doors and a few other surprises thrown in … Continue reading

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Council digs deep to find £350,000 to improve allotments

Six allotment sites around the borough are to benefit from a £350,000 cash boost from the council. The council announced yesterday, “The money will be used for a range of works at the sites which are managed by the council, … Continue reading

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