Tag Archives: Bernard Winchester

Not so superloopy about our Superloop route into London

BERNARD WINCHESTER stuck his hand out at a request stop on the main road into London and wasn’t altogether impressed by the rebranded bus that pulled up If you have been travelling on the 468 bus this week, you may … Continue reading

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Paul Sowan: a man with Croydon history at his heart

BERNARD WINCHESTER pays tribute to a learned and much-admired teacher and stalwart of the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society It has been said that Paul Sowan was an unworldly man, and in a sense he was, as the commonplace … Continue reading

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Community group in Upper Norwood is rising like a phoenix

Since 1985, the over-50s of Upper Norwood have enjoyed regular talks, social meetings and outings at the Phoenix Community Centre. But earlier this year, with no volunteers coming forward from within the membership to replace key members of the committee, … Continue reading

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Tales of an Indian epic movie which was decades in the making

BERNARD WINCHESTER on the special event staged at the David Lean Cinema on Saturday, which provided previously unheard secrets of the director’s final film Saturday’s screening and special Q&A at the arthouse cinema in the Croydon Clocktower was introduced by … Continue reading

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