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Locals concerned that Perry plans to sell listed Norwood Grove

CROYDON IN CRISIS: The cash-strapped council continues to allow Listed buildings to fall into serious disrepair while attempting to flog off public property that was bought through public subscription. EXCLUSIVE by STEVEN DOWNES Another day, another alarming report of the … Continue reading

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‘Let him have it!’: the abdication, New Year revels and murder

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: When he retired as parish clerk and verger in 1969, Frank Butler left his notes of a turbulent period of the 20th Century, from world war, through to the rapid social changes of the Sixties. The verger’s memoirs … Continue reading

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