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Appeal judges’ decision on Crystal Palace puts parks at risk

An appeal court decision to allow “luxury apartments” to be built in Crystal Palace Park could see parkland up and down the country subject to speculative development, according to a concerned London Assembly Member. Earlier this week, three Lords of … Continue reading

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£7.5m renovation gives Anerley a Palace of a station

Step-free access has this week become a reality for all passengers at Crystal Palace station, a fine example of Victorian railway architecture but built with little consideration for the disabled or infirm. Three new lifts from the ticket hall to … Continue reading

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Have a windmill on your mind in Shirley this Sunday

Shirley Windmill is open to visitors this Sunday afternoon, June 3. The Grade II-listed 19th century tower mill re-opened to the public last year after an extensive overhaul, and now the volunteers at the Friends of Shirley Windmill provide hour-long … Continue reading

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Ruskin House to stage summer open day: June 2

Croydon’s local Labour party and trades union “hub” (which has never cost the public £450 million), Ruskin House, is holding a family fun day on Saturday June 2, from 12-4pm. There will be a book sale, children’s activities, a raffle … Continue reading

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Shirley’s historic church stages annual flower festival

Shirley church St John’s hosts its flower festival from Friday until Sunday, May 18-20. The exhibition takes place inside the historic, Grade II-listed church from 10am till 5pm, except on Sunday when the show is from noon till 4pm. The … Continue reading

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Open day gives chance to survey Shirley’s historic windmill

Shirley Windmill opens its doors at noon on Sunday (May 15) for its first open day of the summer. Entry is free (although donations, however small, are always very welcome), with the first guided tour of this ancient monument at … Continue reading

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