Category Archives: Upper Norwood

Artful’s Grenfell tribute removed while council backs graffiti

Croydon Council’s attempts to paint itself, literally, as a hip and happening location for street art is, at you might have guessed, more than a bit bogus and ripe with hypocrisy and blatant double standards. Because in the same week … Continue reading

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Garden’s less-than-rosy after AmicusHorizon’s been to work

Boundary disputes between neighbours are a common part of councillors’ casework, and form regular items in the postbag at Inside Croydon Towers. Poor workmanship by tradesmen is another frequent feature. This week, though, Inside Croydon has received news of a … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace election hustings, St John’s, May 31

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Morcheeba confirmed as headline act for Overground Festival

The Crystal Palace Overground Festival returns next month, bigger and better than ever before after moving to the heart of Crystal Palace Park. The park, laid out for the Crystal Palace itself, has a long history of gigs including Pink … Continue reading

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Audsley pays price as Newman sacks him as cabinet deputy

A lapse in judgement means that Jamie Audsley will be about £10,000 out of pocket next year, as the Bensham Manor ward councillor has been sacked from Labour leader Tony Newman’s cabinet team. Or, as Tony Soprano once said, “There’s … Continue reading

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South London artists’ exhibit, Paxton Centre, from May 5

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Organisers want poets and jokers for Crystal Palace festival

Are you a poet (but didn’t know it)? Or do you reckon you’re funnier than Max Miller*? The Crystal Palace Overground Festival is conducting its own version of Britain’s Got Talent this year, with a special tent set aside in … Continue reading

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