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Knickers! Cassandra Centre charity in appeal for clothes

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Cassandra Centre Art in the Park, Rookery Gardens, Aug 21

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Cassandra Centre kids’ summer Zoom arts classes, Aug 11-13

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Cassandra Centre kids’ photography competition, Aug 10-17

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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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Contact Norbury’s Cassandra Centre for their weekly free meals

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Council sneaks out details of extension to planning objections

The public has been given an extra week to lodge objections to planning applications in the borough – not that Paul Scott and Croydon Council want anyone to know about it. The council’s propaganda department sneaked out its latest press … Continue reading

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Norbury Green residents’ AGM, Semley Road, Mar 24

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Residents call for volunteers for Norbury Hall Park clean-up

The Friends of Norbury Hall Park are appealing for volunteers to join their clean-up this Saturday, February 29. The “Squirrel Park” is very popular with its community, but with a reduced amount of maintenance, it has become tired, run-down and … Continue reading

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Family Time fun day, Cassandra Centre, Norbury, Feb 19

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Norbury residents start fighting fund for BxB legal challenge

Residents in Norbury have launched a fighting fund a possible challenge through the courts to a Brick by Brick housing scheme which, they maintain, will build on land over which there is a legally binding covenant which forbids development. Other … Continue reading

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Active space launch event, Norbury Park, Jan 11

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Love Norbury Christmas Fayre, London Road, Nov 23

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Christmas Carols and Readings, St Bartholomew’s, Dec 15

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More than 400 veteran cars heading for Croydon this Sunday

The clocks went back by an hour on Sunday, but this weekend they will be going back more than 125 years as hundreds of veteran cars set off from London on their annual pilgrimage to Brighton, and all of them … Continue reading

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Charity car wash, Norbury Fire Station, Oct 20

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Cassandra Centre’s Black History Month art competition

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Fanfare for the Common man, and here’s a toast to two ‘saints’

WANDLE WANDERER: Our non-resident rambler KEN TOWL is off on his travels again, but he hasn’t had to venture very far afield to discover some overlooked treasures St Reatham is not, of course, a church named after a saint, but … Continue reading

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Cassandra Centre junior chess club, Norbury, every Mon

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Family Fun Day and picnic, Pollards Hill, Sep 22

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Cassandra Lunch Club, Harlow Hall Norbury, from Sep 27

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Norbury Green Residents’ Annual Quiz Night, Sep 14

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Firefighters’ charity car wash, Norbury Fire Station, Aug 26

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Residents living in fear of fire in council-run housing blocks

Despite condemning office-to-flat conversions, Croydon Council has been using three such buildings to provide temporary housing. A year after a Fire Brigade inspection found the blocks unsafe, improvement works have still not finished, leaving residents forced to live on a … Continue reading

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