Category Archives: Purley

Make a splash for cash: Purley Swimathon back for 33rd year

The Purley Swimathon will be diving head-first into another charity fund-raising venture next March, when teams of swimmers set off to help boost charities’ cash reserves. Since 1988, the Purley Swimathon – organised by Purley Rotary – has helped to … Continue reading

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Remembrance Service, Purley Memorial Hospital, Nov 10

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Residents’ mounting anger as BxB builders cancel meeting

A meeting arranged for tonight by Brick by Brick to discuss a mounting volume of complaints over the mismanagement and poor conduct of one of their sites in the south of the borough has been cancelled, at barely 24 hours’ … Continue reading

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Purley Scouts Fireworks, Mitchley Hill, Nov 4

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Care home company give year’s sponsorship to cancer charity

South East Cancer Help Centre has been given another great reason to celebrate during its Paint Purley Purple fund-raising month. Cinnamon Care Collection, who are opening Rokewood Court Care Home in Kenley, have undertaken to sponsor a SECHC member for … Continue reading

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Boot Fairs, Oasis and Aerodrome schools, various dates

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Residents feeling drained as roads blocked again by flooding

This, left, was the scene on Kenley Lane last night. For residents in that part of the borough, it is an all too familiar a scene whenever there is a heavier-than-usual rainfall. It is not as if Croydon Council and … Continue reading

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