Category Archives: Shirley

BINMAGEDDON!: Celeb Sawalha tells council ‘Get it sorted!’

Croydon Council and their rubbish contractors at Veolia could be in deep poo now. Nadia Sawalha is on their case. The former EastEnders star posted an impassioned appeal to the council yesterday, claiming that she and her friends have been … Continue reading

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St George’s church appeal QuizFest, Shirley, Nov 3

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Developers’ own advisors say Sandrock scheme is not viable

Developers who want to build 19 flats in two ugly blocks in what was the car park of a once thriving pub in Shirley have no intention of ever re-opening the Sandrock as a going concern. That’s the conclusion reached … Continue reading

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Shirley residents horrified by ‘ugly dystopia’ of Sandrock flats

Another of Croydon’s long-established and much-loved community pubs is under threat of “redevelopment”, as builders seek new ways to get around the council’s Local Plan. Residents in Shirley were shocked by the closure of the 150-year-old Sandrock on Upper Shirley … Continue reading

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Mischief Makers summer reading challenge, Jul 14- Sep 15

Posted in Activities, Ashburton, Broad Green, Coulsdon, Croydon Central, Croydon parks, Education, Libraries, New Addington, Norbury, Purley, Sanderstead, Selsdon & Ballards, Shirley, South Norwood, Thornton Heath | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shirley Neighbourhood Care Afternoon Tea, Jul 28

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Reader with windmills on his mind wins our tourist prize

Inside Croydon loyal reader Tony Skrzypczyk will be able to lead his guided tours around Shirley Windmill through the rest of this summer proudly wearing a South Norwood Tourist Board T-shirt, as the winner of our latest competition. There were … Continue reading

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