Tag Archives: Beckenham

Ex-MP Barwell abandons Croydon, as his bag-carrier steps up

Local Tories appear to have given up hope of regaining the parliamentary seat lost at last year’s General Election, as KEN LEE reports Gavin Barwell, the Tory who when he was MP for Croydon Central said, “Representing my home town … Continue reading

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Eagles suffer planning snub over ‘inadequate’ training ground

Today’s defeat at Anfield was the second away loss for Crystal Palace this week, after the club had a planning application for new buildings at their Beckenham training ground rejected by Bromley Council on Thursday. Palace wanted to build what … Continue reading

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So Last Century vintage fair, Beckenham, Jun 26

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Vintage and Retro Fair, Beckenham, May 15

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Vintage and Retro Fair, Beckenham, Mar 20

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Local museum appeals for help to be put in Rankin’s picture

A south London museum is appealing for your support in an online poll which could see it working with Rankin, the renowned portrait photographer. Bethlem Archives and Museum, just the other side of the borough boundary, is the only London … Continue reading

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Fieldway and Heathfield grieve for death of PC Mark Parsons

This announcement was received last night from Rob Atkin, the acting borough commander: It is with immense regret and sadness that I have to announce the death of a serving Croydon police officer. PC Mark Parsons, who was only 43 … Continue reading

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Apiary apprentice from Addiscombe who gets a buzz from work

Croydon resident SUSAN OLIVER is a beekeeper and believes that the process, rather than the product, is the thing The cover of this year’s Thorne’s catalogue looks like a family photograph of beekeeping: Papa National Hive, Mama Rose Hive, Brother … Continue reading

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Folk festival sets the tune for a Jubilee dance

The Maclennan Scottish Group is hosting its 31st International Folk Dance and Music Festival during the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend (June  1-4) at Langley Park School for Boys in Beckenham. The timetable has been adjusted to allow all participants (and … Continue reading

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