Tag Archives: Norwood Grove

Only one of Croydon’s 120 parks achieves Green Flag status

This, in case you didn’t already know, is Love Parks Week. In Croydon under Conservative Mayor Jason Perry, it seems, we don’t love our parks very much. Croydon has more than 120 parks and open spaces within its boundaries, ranging … Continue reading

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Arson, vandalism, neglect: our parks abandoned to their fate

The ill-informed and tiresome calls from the borough’s third-rate politicians of “cut the grass” ignores modern and ecologically sound approaches to the maintenance of our parks and public open spaces. “No mow May” is a thing, and has been shown … Continue reading

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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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Free microchipping at Norwood Grove dog morning, May 12

Croydon Council is holding a dog awareness morning this Saturday, May 12, from 9am to 11am in Norwood Grove (Gibsons Hill SW16 3EF). Find out about free microchipping, free ID tags, free behavioural and training advice, money-saving vouchers for neutering  … Continue reading

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Dog Awareness Morning, Norwood Grove, Feb 28

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