Category Archives: South Norwood

Sunny outlook for children around South Norwood allotment

A first-time dad-to-be from South Norwood was so dismayed hearing friends complain about the children’s programmes they were forced to endure in the name of parenthood, he went off and wrote and made his own animated television series. Dom Williams, … Continue reading

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Foxed! Scotland Yard calls off hunt for ‘Croydon Cat Killer’

After a three-year investigation, Scotland Yard this morning announced that they have closed Operation Takahe, saying that they found no human suspect behind the spate of dead cats attributed to “the Croydon Cat Killer”. A feature in New Scientist magazine, … Continue reading

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We don’t want to deselect Progress MP Reed say Momentum

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE on backing for Croydon North’s centrist MP from a surprising source Steve Reed OBE must have had a relaxed weekend after he received a ringing endorsement of his position as MP for Croydon North from the … Continue reading

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Pretentious? Moi? Portland dives overboard on price of fish

There’s a new battle going on in South Norwood. Fish Wars has broken out. Some are suggesting that, in the creeping advance of gentrification in SE25, it is a battle for the area’s sole… Forget Britain’s Cod War with Iceland … Continue reading

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Selhurst and South Norwood Allotments Open Day, Aug 25

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South Norwood film club doubles up on weekly screenings

South Norwood’s own community cinema is plunging into the autumn evenings by offering screenings on two nights each week. Screen25, which underwent a relaunch, renaming and venue switch last year, is doubling its offer from next month, and has just … Continue reading

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Screen25 to return with virtual reality and some harsh realities

Screen25, the South Norwood film club, returns to its weekly schedule with some bonus events in September, with its usual eclectic range of offerings, from Spielberg’s take on virtual reality, to Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, through to the harsh … Continue reading

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