Tag Archives: Love Lane

Tears in Love Lane as developer ‘parks his tanks’ in play area

KEN LEE reports on a troubling move in the battle for a community garden in Woodside, and the challenge it represents to the promises made by council leader Tony Newman The community in South Norwood and Woodside was left reeling … Continue reading

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Community activist is leading fight to save Love Lane gardens

Hear how a group of neighbours and friends in South Norwood is fighting to save their community gardens from Mayfair-based property developers, as featured in our latest Under The Flyover podcast The strength of the council’s commitment to protecting Croydon’s … Continue reading

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Council abandons ban on kids’ bikes on World Car-Free Day

Inside Croydon has made a difference, yet again, after Croydon Council was forced to drop its ban on scooters and bikes from the play street it has planned for the High Street this Saturday. Inside Croydon yesterday highlighted the imbecility … Continue reading

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Reader with windmills on his mind wins our tourist prize

Inside Croydon loyal reader Tony Skrzypczyk will be able to lead his guided tours around Shirley Windmill through the rest of this summer proudly wearing a South Norwood Tourist Board T-shirt, as the winner of our latest competition. There were … Continue reading

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Woodside’s Love Lane named Play Street of the Year 2017

Love Lane in Woodside is officially London’s Play Street of the Year. It’s the second time that Love Lane has won the award, having taken the title in 2016, too. Children from the neighbourhood, who play in the street when … Continue reading

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Residents fear Love Lane’s garden could face the bulldozers

“You don’t tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive”. That’s a quote from Margaret Thatcher which appears prominently, approvingly, on the website of a firm of property consultants who have been leafleting residents in Woodside ward over … Continue reading

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