Category Archives: Surrey CCC

Smith and Ponting try to transform sorry Surrey after trauma

Remember that white, cold stuff falling from the sky last week? Snow. So clearly, the time has come for the start of the cricket season. The county season begins today – earlier in the year than usual, for a combination … Continue reading

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Whitgift loses out on staging Surrey cricket in 2013

Croydon may have staged its last county cricket festival, after Whitgift School confirmed to Inside Croydon that they would not be holding any Surrey matches in 2013. This will be the second year that Surrey County Cricket Club has failed … Continue reading

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Croydon’s list of great residents omits David Lean. Why?

The saddening/maddening thing about Croydon Council is that, when given some of the simplest of tasks in their attempt to promote the borough, they still manage to balls it up. Take, for example, this week’s half-cocked announcement on the council … Continue reading

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Praise for sporty Whitgift School – from the Daily Mail

Interesting. South Croydon‘s Whitgift School is being held up as a paragon of sporting, and educational, excellence in the Daily Mail. The reporter is Martin Samuel, four times the Sports Writer of the Year, who the Mail indulges once a … Continue reading

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