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Heritage Craft Market, Crystal Palace Subway, Dec 9


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Butler in U-turn over parks protection: ‘Nothing to see here’

Alison Butler, the Croydon Council cabinet member responsible for planning, has made a U-turn over the future planning status of the borough’s parks. On Saturday, Inside Croydon reported how the government planning inspector had rejected Croydon Council’s efforts to apply … Continue reading

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Talk reveals 150 years of Crystal Palace sporting history

The Norwood Society’s next local history talk is on Thursday October 19, at Upper Norwood Library, when Stuart Hibberd, the Society’s authority on sport at the Palace, will present “The sporting history of the Crystal Palace in the 1860s and … Continue reading

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Football-watching Labour councillor to stand down at election

KEN LEE on the announcement from Steve Reed OBE’s agent that he has gone out and found a proper job One of the leading members of the Blairite clique which controls the Labour group on Croydon Council is standing down. … Continue reading

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#WelcometoCroydon: Trams channel their inner Tevez

Croydon’s longest established non-league football club is running a recruitment drive. And they’ve borrowed an advertising trope from billionaires club Manchester City to encourage crowds of football fans to Croydon Arena. The Trams’ latest promotional poster is “Welcome to Croydon”: … Continue reading

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Tickets on sale now for Crystal Palace fireworks, Nov 5

Tickets are now on sale now for the Bonfire Night fireworks display in Crystal Palace Park on November 5. The event sold out last year, so families are recommended to book early to avoid disappointment. There are two separate displays … Continue reading

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Hodgson tipped for Palace job as de Boer sacked after 77 days

The future’s not too bright for Crystal Palace fans, and it is certainly not orange, as the club this morning dismissed manager Frank de Boer after just four league games in charge. It is only 77 days since June 26, … Continue reading

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