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3rd class Royal Mail: readers say ‘service not fit for purpose’

The dire situation with postal deliveries in Croydon could be far worse than even the most mail-deprived residents might have feared. Inside Croydon readers from across the borough, and even in other areas covered by one of the CR post … Continue reading

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Historic England tries to future-proof dinos with 3D models

Twenty-nine interactive 3D models of the surviving Crystal Palace Victorian dinosaur sculptures have been created by Historic England, in collaboration with the Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs. The models let you get up close and personal with the Grade I-listed … Continue reading

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Central Hill Estate Open House Festival, Crystal Palace, Sep 17

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Here is the news, illustrated talk, Crystal Palace, Sep 11

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‘We’ll be back!’ as organisers abandon 2023 festival plans

There is to be no Crystal Palace Festival this year, the organisers said in a shock announcement last night in which they expressed the hope that they can secure the necessary funding for a return in 2024. “It’s time to … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace Park Trust Garden Party, free festival, Sep 17

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London is opening its doors… just not so much in Croydon

The programme for the 2023 Open House London has been released this week. And this year, with Croydon being London’s Borough of Culture, there’s just nine events or buildings, public and private, in the borough listed as being open for … Continue reading

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Six years after they closed it, ‘Spoons’ to sell Grape and Grain

The “Brexit dividend” is really not paying off for Wetherspoons boss Tim Martin, with another landmark pub put up for sale. Probably worse for the area generally is the potentially permanent loss of one of south London’s most popular live … Continue reading

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Warmth of Summer illustrated talk, Crystal Palace, Aug 14

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Zaha transfer saga reaches sad end as player flies off to Turkey

So, farewell then, Wilf Zaha, Crystal Palace’s “G.O.A.T.” – Greatest Of All Time – who is to join Turkish champions Galatasaray on a free transfer with a three-year contract expected to be finalised in Istanbul today.

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Palace confirm Hodgson as manager for one more season

Crystal Palace have confirmed that Roy Hodgson, who will be 76 when the new Premier League season kicks off next month, will be the club’s manager for 2023-2024. The one-year extension of Hodgson’s second spell in charge of the club … Continue reading

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Festival Republic free Crystal Palace Schools Concert, Jul 5

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Veteran boss Hodgson set to stay on for one more season

Roy Hodgson is expected to accept a proposal to stay on as head coach at Crystal Palace for another season. The former England boss will celebrate his 76th birthday just days before the new season kicks off on August 12 … Continue reading

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Talk: The Magic of St John’s Wort, Crystal Palace, Jul 10

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Crystal Palace Park Trust CEO leaves weeks ahead of handover

Bill LoSasso, the chief exec of the Crystal Palace Park Trust for less than two years, has announced he is to step down from the role, just weeks before the handover from Bromley Council is due to be finally completed. … Continue reading

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A Victorian Hero, illustrated talk, Phoenix RA, Jun 12

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Man appears in court charged with the murder of Ion Radu

A man is to appear in court today charged with the murder of Ion Radu, who was found dead in a car park in Crystal Palace last week. Kiiran Andrew Hibbert-Gordon, 23, of Sylvan Hill, SE19, was arrested on Saturday … Continue reading

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Police appealing for witnesses after stabbing in Crystal Palace

Second knife crime murder inquiry in Croydon in as many weeks, following an unconnected fatal attack on a man on Pawsons Road at the end of May A murder investigation has been launched after the body of Ion Rado, 46, … Continue reading

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Ex-Brighton boss tipped to become new Palace manager

Graham Potter, who was sacked as Chelsea manager last month after the lowest points-per-game return of any coach at the club in the Premier League era, is reportedly being considered to become the new boss at Crystal Palace. As poor … Continue reading

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Khan set to splash the cash to re-open Crystal Palace pools

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has approved the immediate spending of up to £10million to bring key parts of the National Sports Centre at Crystal Palace back into use, providing for urgent repairs to the Olympic-sized swimming pool and for the … Continue reading

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Cake! And Carrot Man! Crystal Palace Food Market celebrates

Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the Crystal Palace Food Market – and the locals had a party to mark the occasion. Photos: JOHN BARRETT

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Crystal Palace Park Trust’s handover date set for September 15

Crystal Palace Park Trust will take on a 125-year lease for the management of the Grade II-listed park on September 15, it has been agreed with Bromley Council. Announcing the transfer date – which will be five months later than … Continue reading

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Palace fans prepare to bid farewell to all-time great Zaha

How a £200,000 per week contract offer, the Premier League’s oldest manager and a hamstring injury could all be inter-woven into the future plans of one of the greatest players ever to strut his stuff on the Selhurst Park turf … Continue reading

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Community kicks off fund-raiser to ‘Light Up The Palace’

The community campaign to fund Christmas lights on the Crystal Palace Triangle is being launched tomorrow. The “Light Up The Palace” team will be at Crystal Palace Food Market in Haynes Lane (off Westow Street) as the team unwrap their … Continue reading

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Trust’s final shout for volunteers to help at Antiques Roadshow

The Crystal Palace Park Trust has made a final call for volunteer stewards for the visit of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow next month. “We are very much looking forward to welcoming the BBC to Crystal Palace Park on June 4 … Continue reading

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