Tag Archives: Addiscombe

150th anniversary Summer Fete, St Mary’s Canning Road, Jul 7


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City grant puts Croydon Goalball club on target for Tokyo 2020

A pioneering sports club for the visually impaired, based in Croydon, is set to benefit from a three-year grant from one of the City of London’s guilds. The charity run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers has awarded its … Continue reading

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Big Lunch at Addiscombe Railway Park, Jun 2

Join the Friends of Addiscombe Railway Park, with its community gardens and orchard, for some family fun in the park next Saturday, June 2. Bring a picnic, share a game, meet your neighbours. More details from the Railway Park Friends … Continue reading

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Canning rejects new job after being dropped as cabinet deputy

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports on the fall-out from the latest round of patronage for Tony’s cronies Tony Newman’s usual tactic of using public money patronage to keep the support of his Labour council colleagues appears to have been less … Continue reading

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Democratic deficit as 7 in 10 electors didn’t bother to vote

Do the councillors elected earlier this month really have a mandate? Political editor WALTER CRONXITE has seen the turn-out figures, and they don’t make happy reading A look at the ward by ward turnout figures from this month’s local elections, … Continue reading

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South London Sinfonia in concert, Addiscombe, Jun 9

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Boundary changes seem to cement Town Hall’s political divide

Calling in the Boundary Commissioners may have fixed the political map of Croydon for years to come, as WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, reports Labour’s generally underwhelming result in the Croydon council election last week does not look so bad … Continue reading

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