Category Archives: Purley

Webb Estate restoration project opens doors for local business

A restoration project on a community venue in Purley has made extensive use of innovatively designed windows and doors supplied from a local business. Lord Roberts On The Green re-opened as a cafe, post office and village store in April. … Continue reading

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Council planner admits: we didn’t report consultation findings

KEN LEE reports on the latest shocking development (cough) surrounding the failures of the council planning department Croydon Council has failed to fulfill its statutory, legal obligations over planning applications. Who says? The head of Croydon Council’s planning department, that’s … Continue reading

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

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Four residents’ associations join protest petition on planning

KEN LEE reports on growing support for a petition over the conduct of the council’s planning committee Four more residents’ associations from around the borough have added their endorsement to a petition which questions the integrity of the council’s planning … Continue reading

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Gap in hospital provision that stretches district nurse service

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The services provided at Purley Hospital assume that patients only need treatment from 9 to 5, Monday to Friday. This glaring gap in provision is stupidity, says PAT GAUGE Purley Hospital’s GP Hub is not funded to do … Continue reading

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Brains of Purley fundraiser that isn’t taking the PPP

A local cancer charity is recruiting the brains and brawn of Purley to raise extra cash, in a bid to break last year’s £6,000 fund-raising record. The South East Cancer Help Centre (SECHC) is calling on local shops, businesses, schools, … Continue reading

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Council is splashing the cash for another swimming summer

Croydon’s Labour council has splashed the cash again, to give the borough’s under-16-year-olds free swimming sessions over the summer holidays. The free offer runs from Monday July 26 to Tuesday September 4. “This is the fourth summer in a row … Continue reading

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