Tag Archives: Addiscombe

Apple Day at the Addiscombe Railway Park orchard, Oct 1

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Black British Classical Foundation concert, St Mildred’s, Oct 1

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10-year-old Addiscombe Guide hits Jumble Trail for Edinburgh

A 10-year-old schoolgirl from Addiscombe has organised a garage sale Jumble Trail for this Sunday, raising money for her local Girl Guides group to visit the capital of Scotland. On September 4, residents across Addiscombe will set up stalls outside … Continue reading

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Addiscombe Hockey Club is recruiting – all are welcome

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The evening our art reviewer made an exhibition of himself

Croydon Art Space, in Addiscombe, last night presented an award for an outstanding piece of work by a student at Croydon School of Art. In front of his MP, dignitaries and the artists, KEN TOWL delivered a piece of performance … Continue reading

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Rocky’s Plaice 4-11s holiday club, Addiscombe, Aug 22-24

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After nearly six years, TfL pleads guilty over Sandilands crash

Transport for London will plead guilty to health and safety failings over the Croydon tram crash. Seven died and 61 were injured when a tram derailed approaching Sandilands on November 9, 2016. Prosecutions against TfL, Tram Operations Limited, the tram … Continue reading

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Freedom Exhibition at Croydon Art Space, Jun 4 to Jun 25

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Community Jubilee Party, Christ Church, Addiscombe, Jun 4

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Freedom Exhibition, Croydon Arts Space, May 7-May 28

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Police say dead man’s injuries may have been ‘self-inflicted’

The Metropolitan Police have announced that they have stopped treating the death of a man in Addiscombe on Thursday as a murder case, and the three men that they arrested have been released on bail. The dead man, now said … Continue reading

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Murder investigation under way after Addiscombe stabbing

Three men were arrested last night as the police began a murder investigation after a man was found dead in Leslie Grove Place, off Cherry Orchard Road in Addiscombe. It is the third violent knife crime incident in the borough … Continue reading

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St Matthew’s Music Festival, Chichester Road, Apr 23-30

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Gin Club and other monthly events held at Peony Court

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Residents’ plans to erase Addiscombe’s magic roundabout

There is a public meeting being held tomorrow night to discuss plans to reshape the junction of Cherry Orchard Road and Lower Addiscombe Road to make it more pedestrian-friendly. The radical plans being proposed would remove the current mini-roundabout outside … Continue reading

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Later Life exercise sessions, Peony Court, every Tue

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Pancake Day and other March events at Peony Court

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Residents in Oval Road put in a spin by latest flats scheme

Long-suffering residents in Addiscombe are trying to fight proposals to build two blocks of flats, of up to four storeys, that profit-hungry developers, aided by the council’s planners, are proposing to squeeze into a narrow space between the back gardens … Continue reading

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Emerging Exhibition, Croydon Art Space, from Feb 5 to 26

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Orchard Wassail, Addiscombe Railway Park, Jan 29

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The Danish queen’s favours could not save this family at war

MARVELS OF THE MINSTER: Croydon’s connections with the monarchy go long and deep, and as DAVID MORGAN outlines here, not always well Two short entries in the burial register of Croydon Parish Church from the middle of the 17th century … Continue reading

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Windermere Road house fire claims the lives of two people

A couple died last night, despite the efforts of firefighters and other emergency services, at a house fire on Windermere Road, Addiscombe. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus found one man and one woman inside the property. They were pronounced dead at … Continue reading

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Addiscombe’s book readers to club together via Zoom

The Addiscombe Reading Room is open. A new book club has been established, initially to meet remotely via Zoom, at least until the worst of the winter weather is over and the latest covid uncertainties resolved. The organisers say, “If … Continue reading

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Croydon Art Space: Emerging Exhibition, Jan 1-29

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Another teenager’s tragedy as boy killed in Ashburton Park

30 The number of teenagers murdered on the streets of London in 2021 – a record death toll in the age group, after a 16-year-old was killed in Hillingdon last night 4 The total of Croydon teenagers killed through knife … Continue reading

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