Category Archives: Upper Norwood

Council gets chain reaction to Grangewood Park’s broken gate

Croydon Council has received something that is far removed from a love letter for Valentine’s Day, as residents are demanding urgent action to help protect Grangewood Park. The much-loved public open space, which includes ancient woodland on a hillside between … Continue reading

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Hip hop DJs to play Overground Festival fund-raiser, Mar 17

As the Crystal Palace Overground Festival team prepares for its return in June, they have been given a boost by the support of some of the biggest house and hip hop DJs of the past 25 years to perform at … Continue reading

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50% off hair services at Crystal Palace branch of Rush

A new branch of hairdressers Rush, to open on Westow Hill, Crystal Palace next month, is offering 50 per cent off for Inside Croydon readers on any single service if booked between March 4 and April 30*. Rush Hair is … Continue reading

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Norwood Society history talk, Upper Norwood Library, Feb 16

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Upper Norwood libraries campaigner Robert Gibson was expelled by Labour Party just days before going missing

The purge of members by the right wing of the Labour Party across south London may have had a human cost, after it was revealed that Robert Gibson, the Upper Norwood library campaigner, received a letter notifying him that he … Continue reading

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Local Plan’s divide and rule is delivering over-development

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The Labour MP for Croydon North and the leader of the Conservative opposition on the council have both complained about over-development in the borough. As residents in Upper Norwood begin a campaign against the council’s “infill” building on … Continue reading

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Norwood residents rise up against Brick by Brick scheme

WALTER CRONXITE reports on how a council-backed housing scheme to build flats on “infill” spaces between existing homes on Auckland Rise fails to deliver on even the lamest promises of 50 per cent non-affordable affordable housing The council’s private house-building … Continue reading

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