Category Archives: Walks

Pants! Runners told to keep their trousers on in park cafe

Shock, horror, and barely disguised disgust among the demure “ladies who lunch” in Selsdon and Ballards after “outrageous” behaviour – outrageous, no less – following a cross-country race in Lloyd Park a fortnight ago. There were even mutterings of refunds … Continue reading

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Greyhounds get in the traps for start of dog-walking group

A South Croydon dog-owner has established a new group to combine two passions: her pet greyhound and walking in the local countryside, with the Surrey Sighthounds Walking Group having its first meeting this Sunday, February 26, starting at 11am.

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COPSE organises a group ramble into Kent, Feb 19

The next meeting of COPSE, the Croydon Outdoor Pursuits and Social Events group, is a 12-mile country walk in Kent this Sunday, February 19. Meeting at East Croydon Station at 9am to catch a train, the organisers say that the … Continue reading

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Winter Tales free guided walk of Coulsdon Common, Jan 15

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Boxing Day guided walk, Riddlesdown Common, Dec 26

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Meander through south London history in Wandle Fortnight

Wandle Fortnight begins this Saturday, September 10, in case you didn’t already know… The fortnight encompasses a range of activities, exhibitions, walks and talks which explore aspects of the Wandle valley’s cultural, industrial and environmental legacy, and run from this … Continue reading

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Walks and talks in Norwood take a look at ‘dangerous women’

The Norwood Society stages its third summer walk of the year tomorrow, August 18. Starting at 7pm outside All Saints Church, Beulah Hill SE19, Richard Lines will lead along Church Road and the Triangle. The Norwood Society’s next evening talk … Continue reading

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