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Naming ceremony for Lake Conan Doyle: Feb 1

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Council killjoy tries intimidation to halt Conan Doyle lake event

It appears that Tony Brooks, the “director of environment” at the council, has redoubled his efforts to be cast as the villain of the piece, the evil Professor Moriarty of Croydon if you like, with another letter to the South … Continue reading

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94% back staging of Lake Conan Doyle naming ceremony

The ceremony in South Norwood Country Park to rename its lake after Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the Sherlock Holmes author, will go ahead on February 1 “officially or unofficially”, according to the organisers, in spite of opposition from Croydon Council. … Continue reading

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The game’s afoot: council bans Sherlock lake ceremony

Croydon Council has refused permission for a community group in South Norwood to stage a re-naming ceremony of a local beauty spot, an event to which locals had invited BBC television’s Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch, to attend as guest of honour. … Continue reading

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New Sherlock mystery: will Cumberbatch visit South Norwood?

Benedict Cumberbatch, the star of the BBC’s Sherlock series, has been invited to attend the official naming ceremony for Lake Conan Doyle in South Norwood on February 1. The wags at the South Norwood Tourist Board have issued the invitation, … Continue reading

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