Tag Archives: Old Coulsdon

Residents’ associations angrily reject Scott’s concrete plans

Croydon’s housing targets are out-of-step with the Mayor’s London Plan, and residents are on the warpath against the Town Hall’s planning chief, reports BARRATT HOLMES, our housing correspondent When Paul Scott, the architect behind Croydon’s disastrous planning and housing policies, … Continue reading

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The Bourne Legacy: plaques walk that charts Coulsdon history

A local history society has pulled together a special walk that links a series of sites of interest in and around Coulsdon and Old Coulsdon. The Bourne Society has 23 blue plaques on display around the area, and their walk … Continue reading

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Eddie Hyde talk, Old Coulsdon Camera Club, Feb 25

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VE Day 75th anniversary Giant Picnic, Grange Park, May 8

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Photography talk by Damien Demolder, Old Coulsdon, Jan 7

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Learn to take better photos, Old Coulsdon Camera Club, Jan 25

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Plant A Tree Day, Tollers Estate, Coulsdon, Dec 7

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Coulsdon teachers go on strike over £700m funding shortfall

Teaching union members working at Coulsdon Sixth Form College will be on strike on Wednesday, demanding more funding for their students and their college. Across the country, the  National Education Union will be taking strike action at another 33 sixth … Continue reading

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Downland Chorale Christmas concert, Old Coulsdon, Dec 14

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Charity Pub Quiz, The Fox, Old Coulsdon, Nov 17

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Old Coulsdon Christmas lights switch-on, Nov 23

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Friends of Grange Park litter pick, Old Coulsdon, Oct 6

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Coulsdon RAs’ Christmas dance, Coulsdon Manor, Nov 29

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Coulsdon and Purley Debates, Old Coulsdon, Sep 2 & Nov 4

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Old Coulsdon quiz night fund-raiser, Cameron Hall, Aug 31

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MP Jones wants council proposal for Shirley Library ‘ignored’

Our bookish gyms correspondent GENE BRODIE reports on how the local Labour MP has vowed to oppose plans to close a library in her constituency, as suggested in a report commissioned by the Labour-run council Sarah Jones, the Labour MP … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon Village Fair, Grange Park, Jul 6

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Messiah, East Surrey Choral Society, Coulsdon, Apr 13

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Changes to 404 and 434 will give Tollers Lane its missing link

CROYDON COMMENTARY: More bus route changes have been proposed by Transport for London and these, according to TOM BOWELL, pictured right, have much to recommend them The latest TfL bus route consultation, announced last week, looks at changes to routes … Continue reading

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All change, as TfL consults on two bus routes for Cane Hill

Hold very tight please… our transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, has news of more changes to local bus services Transport for London public consultations are a bit like their buses… you wait for ages for one, and then two come along … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon Christmas Lights Switch On, Nov 24

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Christmas Concert, St John’s Old Coulsdon, Dec 15

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The Coulsdon family who lost three of their four sons to war

As we approach the centenary of the Armistice that finally ended World War I, real-life stories of the sacrifices of local people continue to emerge. This year’s Remembrance Sunday is on November 11. The latest edition of the Old Coulsdon … Continue reading

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Council’s official magazine forgets Remembrance Sunday

A former borough councillor says he is “extremely sad” that the latest edition of Your Croydon, described by Croydon Council as its “main source of community news”, has completely failed to make any mention of the centenary commemorations of the … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon turns out for Grange Park’s commemoration walk

More than 100 residents took part in  last weekend’s commemoration walk in Grange Park, Old Coulsdon, as we enter the final 100 days until the centenary of the Armistice at the end of World War I in 1918. Chris Wright, … Continue reading

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