Category Archives: Purley

Renovations in Purley and Coulsdon deliver five new homes

Unwittingly, perhaps, but the brains trust in charge of the council’s housing policy – led by Alison “Nothing To Declare” Butler – have gone out and demonstrated quite how inadequate their over-development policy with house-builder Brick by Brick has become. … Continue reading

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Purley paddler takes to the Hudson in her plastics campaign

Lizzie Carr, the environmentalist from Purley who in 2016 paddled the length of England’s waterways to check how much waste plastic was polluting the country’s rivers and canals, today sets off on another piece of scientific adventure. Carr is using … Continue reading

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Cancer charity’s Paint Purley Purple week set for Oct 19-26

Paint Purley Purple week will be taking place this year from October 19 to 26. This is the fourth year that the fundraising campaign has been held, and the South East Cancer Help Centre is calling on local shops, businesses, … Continue reading

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All change on the buses, as now 412 suffers a service cut

Transport for London has just announced another reduction in service to a busy bus route in Croydon. The 412, which runs between West Croydon and Purley, is to be reduced from four buses an hour to three, the change to … Continue reading

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Family Fun Day charity fund-raiser, Purley, Aug 18

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Council gets more secretive over its councillors’ declarations

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports on a strange reversal of previous open and transparent Town Hall policy, which is deliberately keeping cabinet members’ interests under cover The Labour group which is running Croydon Council is becoming more secretive by the … Continue reading

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Mischief Makers summer reading challenge, Jul 14- Sep 15

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