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Enjoy a different kind of Fortnight along banks of the Wandle

Wandle Fortnight is a celebration of the Wandle Valley run by the community for the community, and it all starts next weekend. Much work has been done to uncover the River Wandle and clean it up, from the multi-million-pound work … Continue reading

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Pond dipping, Wandle Park Pond, Sep 14

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Friends of Wandle Park Christmas Wreath-making, Dec 15

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Police make two arrests in drugs swoop on Wandle Park

Local police staged a special operation in Wandle Park yesterday, making two arrests and issuing one penalty notice, as they responded to residents’ concerns over increasing incidents of anti-social behaviour and drug-dealing. According to the Waddon ward police, today they … Continue reading

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Rambles, walks and talks to celebrate River Wandle’s history

The Wandle Fortnight continues into its second week with more activities and exhibits in, on and around what was, during the Industrial Revolution, called London’s hardest working river. You can find out much more about the history of the River … Continue reading

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Tramlink, the Berlin Wall, and 200 years of railways, Sep 16

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Christmas wreath-making, Wandle Park, Dec 3

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‘Shameful’ conduct of planning meeting ignores common sense

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Last week’s council planning meeting, the final one of 2016, was “a shameful night” for the borough, according to CHRIS MASSEY, a concerned local resident The meeting of the council’s planning committee last week was a shameful night, … Continue reading

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Council’s £1m discount on flats secures planning permission

WALTER CRONXITE has discovered that if you offer Croydon Council enough of a cash incentive, there’s seemingly no carbuncle monstrous enough that its planning department won’t allow you to build it Tomorrow night’s meeting of the council’s planning committee shows … Continue reading

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Live and Unplugged at the Bandstand, Wandle Park, Jul 9

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Wandle Wander heritage walk, Wandle Park, Jun 25

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Council officer leaves full activity programme at Wandle Park

Wandle Park has issued an updated list of the activities and shows being put on there over the coming months. The revised listing, reproduced in full below, was one of the last actions of Tom Smith as the council’s much-appreciated … Continue reading

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Friends of Wandle Park annual meeting, Oct 25

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Heritage Walk booklet project, Wandle Park, Mar 14

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Wandle Park wildflower meadow project, Oct 19

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Wandle Park sows seeds for a community with flowers and veg

By Catherine Graham Wandle Park Community Garden will be sowing the seeds of future success next weekend when the park’s annual garden party is staged on Saturday, July 27. The garden party, in its second year since the revamped town … Continue reading

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