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Acclaimed harpist Keziah Thomas performs at SNAF: July 8

After living in the United States for three years, internationally renowned concert harpist Keziah Thomas has returned home to South Norwood and will be performing as part of this summer’s South Norwood Arts Festival next Monday. Thomas has performed to … Continue reading

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Benched: Council still can’t get borough’s greats’ names right

It is almost a year since Inside Croydon highlighted another botched PR effort by our council, the staging of a “public vote” on leading figures from Croydon’s past (and present), to provide three subjects for a “portrait bench” on a … Continue reading

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Croydon isn’t working: long-term unemployment up 110%

After a dreadful week of more appalling jobs losses for Croydon, with Allders going into administration followed by Bank of America’s announcement that it is to vacate its building on Cherry Orchard Road – a total of nearly 2,000 jobs … Continue reading

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Croydon’s list of great residents omits David Lean. Why?

The saddening/maddening thing about Croydon Council is that, when given some of the simplest of tasks in their attempt to promote the borough, they still manage to balls it up. Take, for example, this week’s half-cocked announcement on the council … Continue reading

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