Category Archives: Purley

Veteran Car Run to return to the streets of Croydon in 2018

The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run will return to the roads of Croydon in November, but this time with the highly polished old bangers pootling down a street near you from two separate directions. Last autumn the car rally … Continue reading

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Erato Orchestra in concert, St Mark’s Woodcote, May 19

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£2,000 per year season ticket and Purley service to get worse

Our transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, on the discovery of our loyal reader that finds some serious flaws in the new rail timetable to be implemented in a fortnight’s time The devil, as the over-used saying goes, is always in the … Continue reading

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Talk of Houdini acts leaves Townswomen’s guild spell-bound

Purley and District Townswomen’s Guild celebrated its birthday this week with a spell-binding talk on “The Magic of Harry Houdini” given by Joe Mendell. And a good birthday tea and cake, of course. How old is the Guild? No one … Continue reading

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Labour councillors angry over Negrini’s pre-election leak

KEN LEE reports on the fall-out from yesterday’s announcement that one of Croydon Council’s most senior executives is leaving her job Labour councillors, including some at cabinet level, are demanding to know why the council chief executive authorised the release … Continue reading

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Tories did not want to oppose Purley tower, claims Speakman

ELECTION COUNTDOWN: The battle for the ‘grey vote’ in the south of the borough has taken an unexpected turn in Purley, as our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, reports Senior Conservatives, including councillor Simon Brew, are secretly keen not to make … Continue reading

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South East Cancer Help Centre fashion show, Jun 16

The South East Cancer Help Centre present their 2018 Fashion Show and Sale in Purley on Saturday, June 16. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine a sleek and stylish fashion show, then take the opportunity to try on and buy … Continue reading

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