Tag Archives: Duppas Hill

Hot dogs help keep Haling Park friends in the shade

This year’s Friends of Haling Grove Dog Show saw pets from across South Croydon dragging their owners to the annual contest in the park on Saturday, the hottest day of the year so far. The Friends of Haling Grove come … Continue reading

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The Sugarloaf, the school and the lost Lawrence connection

What hope for Croydon’s future when so little interest is shown in its past? Local author BRIAN MELICAN on how the area’s links with one of the outstanding novelists of the 20th Century have been ignored, forgotten and … re-developed … Continue reading

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Centenary celebrations promise cake, picnics and song

There are two key events coming up in the next couple of weeks in the centenary celebrations for Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, the world-renowned composer who lived in Croydon. On Wednesday, August 15 – 137 years since Coleridge-Taylor’s birth – there’s to … Continue reading

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Make it so! Waddon gets a flicker of the Olympic Flame

They say that the Olympics is a power for good, bringing people of the world together. And so it was in Waddon this lunchtime, as two cultural icons met for the first time: Sir Patrick Stewart, Captain Jean-Luc Pickard from … Continue reading

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