Tag Archives: Addington Hills

Council flogs off Addington Hills cooling station on the cheap

While Croydon Council continues to push through schemes that concrete-over playing fields and public parks – Queen’s Gardens, at Coombe Wood and the site next to Ruskin House – yesterday saw the buffoons who handle the borough’s public property manage … Continue reading

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Shirley’s surprises hidden in the heath on Addington Hills

WANDLE WANDERINGS: Under gin-blue skies, KEN TOWL headed for the hills and encountered views that could rival a New England Fall Advertisements in the Sunday newspaper supplements for trips to Boston to see the glories of the New England “Fall”, … Continue reading

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Entries open for Croydon Half-marathon: Mar 30

Online entries are now being accepted for the 2014 Croydon Half-marathon, sponsored by Streets Ahead and organised by Croydon Striders, to be staged on Sunday, March 30. It will be the fourth staging of the 13.1-mile race, with the event … Continue reading

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Heathfield House staging heritage open weekend, Sep 15-16

There’s no need to travel far this weekend for your traditional English cream tea with no end of scrumptious offerings available at Heathfield House at the Green Heritage Fair on Saturday and Sunday, September 15-16. You can enjoy a baked … Continue reading

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Croydon Photoblitz: Addington Hills walk, July 1

Tomorrow, Sunday July 1, sees the latest outing by Croydon Photoblitz, a small group of local enthusiasts who combine walks and photography. This expedition will take in Lloyd Park, Addington Hills and the Shirley Windmill, and with some fair weather … Continue reading

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Lights! Action! Croydon’s mini-movie maker needs your vote

Inside Croydon avid reader (apparently, there’s more than one) and small-scale movie maker Michael Hall has made it into the top 20 for Empire magazine’s “Done in 60 Seconds” competition – for the third year in succession. The competition requires … Continue reading

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Weekend rambles: Addington Hills charity walk, May 15

The Rotary Club of Croydon is staging a Charity Fun Walk this Sunday in Shirley. The four-mile walk, starting from 2pm from the car park of Shirley High School, Shirley Church Road, is to support Croydon Women’s Aid, a charity … Continue reading

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