Category Archives: Upper Norwood

‘Dreams do come true’ as Crystal Palace gets its cinema back

After a 50-year absence, and a nine-year battle by local residents, Crystal Palace is finally getting its own cinema again. Everyman Cinemas have announced that the venue on Church Road will re-open its doors as a picture house next month. … Continue reading

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Conservation in Croydon, Norwood Society, Oct 18

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Traders wanted for Upper Norwood Library’s Winterfest

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First Aid for Babies and Toddlers, Upper Norwood, Nov 10

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Public’s Town Hall questions on Binmageddon get censored

KEN LEE, our Town Hall reporter, sat through nearly four hours of Monday’s Town Hall meeting, so that you didn’t have to… A mere 90 days since the last full meeting of the council, and most of the borough’s councillors … Continue reading

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Meeting to discuss mounting threat to Crystal Palace centre

The Crystal Palace Community Association is holding an open meeting next week to discuss the future of the National Sports Centre. As details of plans for the Centre have emerged during the recent consultation process, organised on behalf of the … Continue reading

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Council names Henderson as new exec for children’s services

Town Hall reporter KEN LEE on how the replacement executive director for the council’s failing children’s services department Almost six months after Barbara Peacock opted to leave her £170,000 job as Croydon’s executive director for children, families and education, the … Continue reading

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