Category Archives: South Norwood

Hancock’s half-hour at Mayday prompts politicians’ squabble

Our elected representatives had a busy Monday. As well as the borough’s three MPs and short-attention-span councillors turning out at the Town Hall for the Mayor-making in the evening, earlier in the day many of them were in attendance for … Continue reading

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Croydon groups awarded £35,000 by BBC Children in Need

The BBC’s Children in Need charity has announced that it has awarded grants totalling £35,302 to two local projects working with disadvantaged children and young people in Croydon. The grants have been allocated through the charity’s Small Grants Programme. The … Continue reading

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South Norwood business backs bees and helps create a buzz

A busy South Norwood business is doing its bit for the planet by adopting a bee hive. Clapperton Media Associates has signed up for a Bees for Business hive, for the next year at least. The scheme is part of … Continue reading

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Shhh! Four libraries could be flogged off. Don’t tell anyone

Our bookish gyms correspondent, GENE BRODIE, on how the Labour-run council is clearing the way for more non-unionised volunteer-run libraries than the Town Hall’s Tories ever managed Croydon Council has been accused of secrecy again, this time after stopping most … Continue reading

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South Norwood Community Kitchen fund-raiser, Jun 7

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Dawn Chorus Walk, South Norwood Country Park, May 12

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Friends of South Norwood Country Park Bat Walk, May 10

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