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Apply to take part in free food business training course

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Upper Norwood cookery writer offers Five ways to health

We all want tasty food that’s good for us. Key to that is ensuring we eat our daily intake of fruit and vegetables. Yet most of us aren’t even getting half the fruit and veg we need in a day. … Continue reading

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Albert’s Table is offering a sport-free zone on Mar 25

With the World Cup in Brazil approaching and promising (threatening?) a summer of wall-to-wall football, as well as the Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup later in the year, Albert’s Table, probably Croydon’s best restaurant (well, according to Inside Croydon’s review), … Continue reading

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Cooking up a taste of Mauritius straight from Woodside

Business is less than booming, you’re seeking a career change, but we’re in the midst of a recession, so what do you do? Less than two years ago, Selina Periampillai started a pop-up restaurant and supper club from her Croydon … Continue reading

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South Norwood gets in on the festival activity

Another day, another local fair. Today’s takes place in deepest SE25, with the South Norwood Community Festival – not to be confused with the longer running South Norwood Arts Festival. Starting this morning in South Norwood Recreation Ground, the SNCF … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace Festival boosted by grant from Lottery

The Crystal Palace Overground Festival, which starts this Thursday, has been awarded £8,365 by the Big Lottery Fund. The grant will help towards the costs of the four-day event, including infrastructure and volunteers. This will be the third time the … Continue reading

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Hear Bill Gates explain how we can end world hunger: June 8

Local campaigner SARAH JONES on why the people of Croydon should join the Enough Food IF rally next week There would be enough food for everyone… • IF we stop poor farmers being forced off their land, and use land … Continue reading

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Which? brands SE25 eateries among worst in country

Fast food outlets in part of Croydon are among the worst in the country for hygiene standards, according to a report published today by the consumer watchdog, Which? And don’t stray too far away across south London, because Bexley tops … Continue reading

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Full of the joys of spring: Shabden Park farm open day

This Saturday, April 27, Shabden Park Farm, just outside Chipstead, south of Coulsdon, is staging its spring open day, when frolicking lambs will be the centre of attention. Visitors can talk to farmer Mark, and our sabbatical student Marie, who … Continue reading

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Fairtrade “Foodstock Fortnight” is coming to Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace Transition Town is staging a fortnight of food events, and is taking bookings now for a special meal on Sunday, March 3 at the Domali on Westow Street. Bookings for the meal – £22.50, with proceeds going to … Continue reading

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