Category Archives: Shirley

Ruskin Chorale Autumn Concert, Shirley, Nov 18

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Orchard Way Primary Fireworks Night, Shirley, Nov 3

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Commission report would snatch away Labour’s new majority

The latest report from the Boundary Commission for England carves up the borough into three new parliamentary seats in a most illogical manner, as WALTER CRONXITE reports The Labour Party in Croydon will be hoping fervently that Theresa May’s dependency … Continue reading

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Spring Park Guides fund-raising quiz night, Nov 11

The Friends of Spring Park Guiding invite you to join them at a Fun Quiz Night at the Shirley Community Centre, Shrublands Avenue, (at the top of Bridle Road,) CR0 8JA on Saturday November 11, 7pm for a 7.30 start. … Continue reading

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Croydon’s leadership may be resigned to change at the top

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, on last night’s potentially defining meeting of the council The body language spoke volumes. There, sitting behind council leader Tony Newman, the Labour councillors’ heads were down, the arms folded. Facing unremitting questioning after Ofsted … Continue reading

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Vast majority of Croydon Tories (about a dozen) vote Perry

Jason Perry has been elected overwhelmingly to be the new deputy leader of Croydon Conservatives. When we say “elected overwhelmingly”, we mean just by Tory councillors. A maximum of 29 of them. That’s because Sara Bashford has now got a … Continue reading

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School tied up in knots of confusion after failed trouser ban

GENE BRODIE, our education correspondent, on how the demands for uniformity at what was once known as Edenham High have left some parents fuming Some girls who arrived for the first day of term at Orchard Park High School in … Continue reading

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