Tag Archives: Mitcham

Pascall’s Sweets illustrated talk, Upper Norwood, Sep 12

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Specialist Crime Command takes over Galpins blast inquiry

The Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime Command has taken over the investigation into the death of a four-year-old child and the serious injury of two other people in the explosion in Thornton Heath earlier this week. The police investigation is being … Continue reading

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London Pride rugby 7s, Mitcham & Carshalton RFC, July 23

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Friends of Mitcham Common open day, walks and talks, Jun 18

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Door-to-door testing rolled out to locate covid-19 variant

A mass testing programme was rolled out this morning in the CR4 postcode area in a determined effort to locate people with a highly infectious variant of coronavirus. On-the-spot doorstep tests, home testing kits and mobile testing units are to … Continue reading

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Free activities at the Mitcham Heritage Day, Sep 8

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Politicians lead call for 1,000 years more cricket at Mitcham

A community campaign to preserve the fabric of one of the world’s oldest cricket grounds is celebrating today after securing cross-party support to save from development the pavilion at the historic Mitcham Cricket Green, with politicians backing calls for a … Continue reading

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Mitcham Cricket Green at centre of Heritage Day, Sep 17

The world’s oldest cricket ground and surrounding listed buildings are open to the public on Mitcham Heritage Day on Saturday, September 17, culminating with a fund-raising concert in the evening. Mitcham Cricket Green is recognised as the oldest ground still … Continue reading

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Wandle Beer Festival, Mitcham, Sep 15-16

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Paddick joins opposition to Beddington incinerator

Brian Paddick, the LibDems’ candidate for London Mayor, has put himself on a collision course with Liberal Democrat-controlled Sutton Council by condemning plans for a waste incinerator in Beddington Lane. “The last thing we need is an incinerator,” Paddick told … Continue reading

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