Tag Archives: Kenley

A piece of Battle of Britain history is up for sale, at £1.5m

You can now own a piece of Battle of Britain history, though it comes at a cost: £1.5million. To be fair, you do get a rather impressive six-bedroomed house set in a beautiful part of the North Downs. The Garth … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain heroes to be remembered at Kenley

Kenley aerodrome, the most intact RAF fighter airfield remaining from World War II, will be returned to its former glory for a free and spectacular Sky Heroes event on Sunday September 10, showcasing the site’s important Battle of Britain history … Continue reading

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Follow Kenley’s yellow brick road for a high-flying ramble

WANDLE WANDERINGS: There’s a Bank Holiday coming up and our loyal reader KEN TOWL has found a rambling route of just over two miles which includes a star-gazing observatory, a yellow brick road, the ghostly swishing of gliders, and two … Continue reading

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Kenley Revival is offering an apprenticeship on heritage project

Probably the most innovative and creative heritage schemes in the borough is recruiting an apprentice. The Lottery-funded Kenley Revival project fuses conservation, wildlife, history and archaeology in and around the former Battle of Britain airfield.

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Four residents’ associations join protest petition on planning

KEN LEE reports on growing support for a petition over the conduct of the council’s planning committee Four more residents’ associations from around the borough have added their endorsement to a petition which questions the integrity of the council’s planning … Continue reading

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Kenley Primary School summer fair, Jun 25

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Barwell says £1.5m to save lives on our roads is ‘wasteful’

KEN LEE, our south of the borough correspondent, reports on the latest not-very-bright piece of opposition-for-opposition’s sake dreamt up by the local Conservatives The latest exercise in political point-scoring from Croydon’s Tories, including gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell, could put children’s lives … Continue reading

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