Tag Archives: East Croydon

Railway plans could blight Selhurst properties for five years

Our transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, on first reactions to proposals for infrastucture works to unblock the Croydon Bottleneck Homes and properties along Gloucester Road, the Tait Road industrial estate, Swan Close and Lambert’s Place all seem likely to be subject … Continue reading

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BINMAGEDDON!: One house, nine bins. Is this a record?

Someone needs to call in Ross and Norris McWhirter. Or Roy Castle. Or whoever it is that runs the Guinness Book of Records these days. Is this a record-breaker? This one house in East Croydon has NINE wheelie bins. Surely … Continue reading

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Allianz is looking for Croydon charities to form a 2019 alliance

One of the town centre’s biggest businesses, Allianz, has launched a search for its 2019 local charity partner as part of its commitment to giving back to the community. Allianz Partners UK employs around 500 people at their George Street … Continue reading

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Burned – Friends of the Earth screening, East Croydon, Sep 18

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Govia refuse to attend scrutiny meeting to discuss rail chaos

The chair of Croydon Council’s scrutiny committee has expressed his “strong disappointment” to Govia Thameslink Railway at their failure to send anyone to tonight’s Town Hall meeting that is to look at the chaos affecting tens of thousands of Croydon … Continue reading

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It’s Meltdown Monday as Southern’s new train timetable bites

Entirely predictably, Govia Thameslink, the operators in charge of Southern train services, have caused complete chaos with their new timetable, as our transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON reports No one needed to study the works of Nostradamus to predict the train … Continue reading

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South Norwood photographer’s night vision wins plaudits

A South Norwood-based architectural photographer, with a night-time image of a famous symbol of Croydon, has been named among five winners of Dark Corners, a competition run by the British Journal of Photography with the Museum of London. Christopher Hope-Fitch, … Continue reading

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