Category Archives: Selsdon & Ballards

Selsdon women’s guild flies in with cheque for Air Ambulance

The Selsdon Afternoon Townswomen’s Guild presented London Air Ambulance with a cheque for £750 that had been raised by members during 2017. The Selsdon guild meets every third Friday of the month. For the charity presentation, one of the Air … Continue reading

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Bishops Walk and the loneliness of the ‘paper’ candidate

This could be called “The problem with Monks Hill”, or “A Tale of Two Villages”, or “Bishops v Monks”, or “Who Cares?” KEN TOWL takes a walk on the less-than-wild-side, as a “paper” candidate in the local elections Yesterday, I … Continue reading

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Council contempt for public in Orwellian Town Hall meeting

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE watched the latest travesty of a council meeting, so you wouldn’t have to Will they never learn? Monday night saw the Town Hall chamber holding the last full meeting of the council before the local elections … Continue reading

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Slide’s Ceilidh, Selsdon Hall, South Croydon, Mar 17

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Nine months on, and Labour still selecting election candidates

Our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, on how the ruling party in Croydon is struggling to find candidates for all the borough’s wards Today marks 60 days until the Town Hall elections on May 3. Yet Croydon Labour still hasn’t managed … Continue reading

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MP Jones describes Government nursery cuts as ‘a disgrace’

Sarah Jones, the Labour MP for Croydon Central, has branded as “a disgrace” the Government decision to cut a grant to a specialist nursery in South Croydon which, for the past 40 years, has helped school-aged mums get back into … Continue reading

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Author event with Christopher Bowden, Selsdon Library, Jan 27

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