Tag Archives: Norbury

Norbury Afterschool Club, Harlow Hall, term time Fridays

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Free First Aid course, Harlow Hall, Norbury, Sep 23

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Veteran cars are back on the road for 125th run on Nov 7

Hundreds of veteran cars are gearing up for this year’s very special commemorative pilgrimage from capital to coast, via Croydon. Close to 300 pioneering veteran cars dating back to the dawn of motoring have entered this year’s very special staging … Continue reading

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Six fire engines deal swiftly with Norbury bungalow fire

Firefighters have tackled a blaze at a house on Pollards Hill South in Norbury this morning. The roof and a small part of the first floor of a detached chalet bungalow were damaged by the fire. One man left the … Continue reading

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#Binmageddon: 1,000 street bins have vanished from borough

CROYDON IN CRISIS: Council agreed to pay its rubbish contractor an extra £20.7m while it reduced the services they are expected to deliver, leaving the borough’s streets ever dirtier. EXCLUSIVE by SANJANA IDNANI Around 1,000 bins have been vanished from … Continue reading

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Norbury domestic violence charity hit by third burglary in year

By SARAH O’CONNELL On Thursday night, the Cassandra Centre, a charity in Norbury that works with the victims of domestic violence, suffered a break-in and theft of equipment. It was the third break-in at the centre in the last 12 … Continue reading

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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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Norbury comedian scores a winner with first football book

ELLA HOPKINS on how a son’s post-match reproach helped inspire Kevin Day to fulfil a lifetime’s ambition Kevin Day has always enjoyed reading. He dreamed of writing a book of his own one day. His dad taught him to read … Continue reading

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Covid restrictions force RAC to cancel Veteran Car Run

The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run has been cancelled due to coronavirus. It is the first time that the rally has had to be cancelled since World War II. The rally, which features around 300 museum-piece vehicles, most of … Continue reading

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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

Please note the amended timings

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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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