Tag Archives: Donna Fraser

Football club forced to play games away over Arena uncertainty

The borough’s longest-established non-league football club go into the new season forced into a nomadic existence, uncertain of when their home ground at Croydon Arena will be available to stage home games. The council-owned Arena, the home ground of Croydon … Continue reading

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Ashes call-up has Thornton Heath’s Carberry on right track

England batsmen on this winter’s Ashes cricket tour to Australia had better take their quick singles very quickly, as the inclusion in the 17-man squad of Thornton Heath-born Michael Carberry is certain to put some speed into their running between … Continue reading

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Has Kate Moss snubbed Croydon’s portrait bench?

Mystery surrounds the identity of one of the top three Croydon characters, voted for by the public, who has refused to allow their likeness to be used in a public portrait project. The final portrait for a bench on the … Continue reading

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Croydon’s list of great residents omits David Lean. Why?

The saddening/maddening thing about Croydon Council is that, when given some of the simplest of tasks in their attempt to promote the borough, they still manage to balls it up. Take, for example, this week’s half-cocked announcement on the council … Continue reading

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