Tag Archives: Norbury Park

Brick by Brick claim building on green space is ‘sustainable’

If there was any doubt of the contempt in which the residents of this borough are held by the six-figure salaried executives at Brick by Brick and their paymasters at Croydon Council, then one need only look at the back-slapping … Continue reading

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Green spaces under threat as Scott seeks to ignore covenants

Our housing correspondent, BARRATT HOLMES, on the latest Brick by Brick schemes which will concrete over green space, destroy mature trees and even tear up a legal covenant that dates back to the 19th century Thursday’s virtual planning meeting will … Continue reading

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Active space launch event, Norbury Park, Jan 11

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Flemming runs for Streatham – and Newman gives his backing

Alisa Flemming, the Croydon council cabinet member who was in charge of the borough’s children’s services when they descended into a dangerously “inadequate” state, as judged by Ofsted inspectors, is now looking to advance her own political career by running … Continue reading

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Norbury Park Residents’ Association AGM, St Oswald’s, Jul 31

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Norbury residents angry at ‘underhand’ Brick by Brick scheme

The council’s attempt to cover-up which plots of land are to be flogged off to in-house house-builder Brick by Brick has been described as “underhand and sneaky” by residents in Norbury who have started to fight back over the threat … Continue reading

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Peddle My Wheels pop-up bike markets, Jun 10-15

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Croydon BMX sessions, Norbury Park, every Saturday

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Female boxing and yoga sessions, Norbury Park every Tue

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Free boxing training sessions, Norbury Park, every Thu

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Croydon BMX club is riding high with new sessions for 2019

The Croydon BMX club is back in the saddle this Saturday for its regular weekly sessions at the custom-built track in Norbury Park, from 9am.

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BMXercise women-only sessions, Norbury, every Saturday

Croydon BMXercise has started up again, at Norbury Park’s special BMX track.

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Big Green Weekend, Norbury Park, Sep 22

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Croydon BMX sessions, Thu and Sat, Norbury Park

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Tory candidate in Norbury caught out lying, honest to God

KEN LEE reports on an unheralded intervention from on high on the eve of the local elections A Conservative candidate standing for election in today’s local elections has been reproached for not telling the truth over religious matters in the … Continue reading

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Norbury Park RA announces community clean-up dates

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Norbury Park residents’ daffodil planting, Dec 2

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Norbury residents are giving a makeover to their association

One of the residents groups in Norbury which has organised regular clean-ups in an effort to spruce up the area is giving itself a bit of a makeover, and a new name. The Norbury Avenue and Thornton Heath group has … Continue reading

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Norbury BMX track survives bumpy ride to cross finish line

Croydon’s BMX track is to open this weekend. The ribbon-cutting hoopla will take place in Norbury Park from 10am on Saturday, offering what the council calls “an all-abilities, all-ages ‘rock-up-and-ride’ session”. There will be equipment available to borrow, and coaches … Continue reading

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Council freewheels into new row over Norbury BMX track

The council is staging what it calls a “community day” in Norbury Park this Saturday, where many hope that Tony Newman, the council leader, will get to demonstrate his relatively new-found enthusiasm for bicycling. Or, more accurately, what they call … Continue reading

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