Category Archives: Purley

Reedham Children’s Trust Bake Sale, Purley, Mar 27


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Four-mile ramble lets you see the wood for Purley’s beech trees

WANDLE WANDERER: Going just off the beaten track once again, KEN TOWL embarks from East Croydon and to check out another multi-park walking route for the weekend I found myself on a grey March morning standing on Platform 6 at … Continue reading

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Purley Scouts’ Jumble Sale, Kenley, Apr 21

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Government reaches for the sky – and puts Philp in a corner

Our housing correspondent, BARRATT HOLMES, on an awkward situation for the Nimbys of Purley Tory MP Chris Philp’s loud and frequent complaints about what he continues to call “the Purley Skyscraper” (which is not tall enough to be a skyscraper) … Continue reading

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Tough conditions put the squeeze on village post office

It isn’t just the neighbours who have caused the impending closure of a village Post Office in one of the priciest neighbourhoods in Croydon. As was first reported by Inside Croydon this week, TV presenter Laura Hamilton and husband Alex … Continue reading

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TV presenter calls time on village Post Office in shed dispute

One of the most desirable areas of Croydon is about to lose the convenience of its village green Post Office – all because of a garden shed. The Lord Roberts was re-opened last year on the picturesque Webb Estate in … Continue reading

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Erato Orchestra concert, St Mark’s, Woodcote, Mar 17

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