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Park Life arts exhibition, Honeywood Museum, Apr 23- Jun 4

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Tears among the hairspray as CODA takes on Steel Magnolias

Anyone who is anyone in Chiquapin, Louisiana – from the local curmudgeon to the prettiest girl in town – has a standing appointment at Truvy Jones’s beauty salon. It’s the only place to be for the gossip. But when the … Continue reading

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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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Artists’ Open Studios, Oaks Park, Carshalton, Sep 25-26

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Verity gets council to face up to the truth on air pollution

Air pollution that is suffered by pedestrians across south London, including Croydon and Sutton, has been well above legal levels for several years. But now one environmental activist in Wallington is doing something about it, at least to draw the … Continue reading

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Caught Short: ‘incompetent’ licensing chair told to resign

After receiving a threat of legal action, three Sutton FibDems have admitted that the content of their newsletter about the local non-league football club was a pack of lies. BERTIE WORCESTER-PARK reports There have been calls for the resignation of … Continue reading

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Football club threatens libel action against three councillors

Our Sutton reporter, BERTIE WORCESTER-PARK, on how the LibDems have been accused of having a ‘vendetta’ against Carshalton Athletic “At best incompetent, at worse downright dishonest, and in either case incredibly negligent.” That is how three Liberal Democrat councillors have … Continue reading

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School Streets work – so why have Sutton removed them?

In Carshalton, the local council has removed a traffic-calming scheme outside a primary school, so that they can hold a consultation about… re-introducing it. Local parent VERITY THOMSON takes up the story Parents, residents and volunteers working on the School … Continue reading

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Carshalton Ponds Frost Fair, Honeywood Museum, Dec 5

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Sunday Funday, Honeywood Museum, Carshalton, Jul 19

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New Beginnings storytelling, Honeywood Museum, Mar 22

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Honeywood Museum Book Club, Carshalton, May-July

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Musical Time Machine, Honeywood Museum, Mar 21

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Carshalton’s springs guided walk, Honeywood Museum, Mar 8

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Science of 2-D shapes, Honeywood Museum, Mar 1-Apr 19

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Glimmer of Hope exhibition, Honeywood Museum, Mar 1-Apr 19

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World War Three, Brexit, Boris… but there is always The Hope

There was a whole load of wassailing going on in Carshalton at the weekend. KEN TOWL went along to find out what the fuss was all about. Photos: SIMON BENTLEY I find myself speaking to a man who appears to … Continue reading

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Illustrated talk: The Old Rectory, Honeywood Museum, Mar 26

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History talk: London At War, Honeywood Museum, Apr 23

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Carshalton Frost Fair, Carshalton Ponds, Dec 7

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Firkin Fantasy beer festival, The Hope, Carshalton, Oct 31-Nov 2

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Honeywood Museum Quiz Night, Carshalton, Feb 27

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Summer Affair charity festival, The Hope Carshalton, Sep 21

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Honeywood Museum Victorian School, Carshalton, Oct 22

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Carshalton Environmental Fair, Ruskin Road, Aug 26

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