Category Archives: Pubs

Cheers! The Hope is London’s Pub of the Year – again

The Hope, Carshalton, will be toasting its success as the CAMRA Greater London Pub of the Year – for a fourth time – with the latest of its regular beer festivals, starting on September 28. There will be 16 cask … Continue reading

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Boozepark applies to extend bar opening times until 1am

KEN LEE, our Town Hall correspondent, has found some interesting documents on the council’s planning site Within nine months of opening, and Boxpark has been applying to Croydon Council to drop some of the conditions linked to its planning permission … Continue reading

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‘I’ll lie in the doorway to stop chicken shop’ vows councillor

A Thornton Heath councillor has vowed to lie down in the doorway of a landmark pub to stop any redevelopment of the site into a fried chicken outlet. Karen Jewitt, one of Thornton Heath’s two Labour councillors, was responding to … Continue reading

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Antic’s Thornton Heath scheme has had its (chicken and) chips

Disappointment writ large in Thornton Heath, where locals are to be denied the re-opening of an old boozer by a trendy pub chain. Instead, it looks like they are to get yet another fried chicken outlet. Yum! The landmark pub … Continue reading

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Follow Kenley’s yellow brick road for a high-flying ramble

WANDLE WANDERINGS: There’s a Bank Holiday coming up and our loyal reader KEN TOWL has found a rambling route of just over two miles which includes a star-gazing observatory, a yellow brick road, the ghostly swishing of gliders, and two … Continue reading

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Builder’s Arms new landlord gets ready for Night of Dance

The new landlord of the Builder’s Arms is gearing himself up for something the like of which he has never experienced before. The Croydon Night of Dance takes place this Tuesday, August 15, when nine Morris sides – bands of … Continue reading

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Charity fundraiser day at Lord Roberts on the Green, Sep 17

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