Category Archives: Wandle Park

Wandle Park concerns after rape, drug deals, gangs and arson

There is growing anxiety among residents and park users, with some beginning to regard Wandle Park as “a no-go zone”. As well as an alleged rape attack in the park last month, which is under police investigation, Wandle Park has become … Continue reading

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Rambles, walks and talks to celebrate River Wandle’s history

The Wandle Fortnight continues into its second week with more activities and exhibits in, on and around what was, during the Industrial Revolution, called London’s hardest working river. You can find out much more about the history of the River … Continue reading

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Tramlink, the Berlin Wall, and 200 years of railways, Sep 16

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Healthy Exercise group, Wandle Park, every Wednesday

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Wandle Park Sports Festival, Waddon, Aug 19

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Youthful promise in latest Shakespeare staged in Wandle Park

Our culture correspondent BELLA BARTOCK went to see how the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet manage under Croydon’s moon-lit sky I was joined for the evening at East Croydon by my friend, Claudia de Boozy, who winced when I mentioned … Continue reading

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Tots’ Tales Story Time in the Park, various venues, Jul 23-29

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