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Solemn moments to remember Arnhem events of 70 years ago

Last weekend was the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of of the Battle of Arnhem. JOHN CHEETHAM was there with a delegation from Croydon The important folk there last weekend were the veterans of that battle in 1944 – not … Continue reading

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Croydon to play full part in Arnhem’s 70th commemorations

Croydon will, after all, play its civic part – and duty – with its twin town of Arnhem in the 70th anniversary commemorations of the Second World War parachute battle. The weekend of September 19 to 22 will see the … Continue reading

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Council keeps its war centenary plans firmly under wraps

We will remember them. It is just that as far as Croydon Council is concerned, they don’t yet know how. According to one senior staffer in Fisher’s Folly, “The council does indeed have plans to restore and refurbish war memorials … Continue reading

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