Tag Archives: Park Hill Park

Mayor of London pledges Park Hill garden £17,500 cash boost

A project to redesign Park Hill Park’s Victorian walled garden has had £17,500 pledged by the Mayor of London in a round of crowdfunding for community projects. Through Crowdfund London, Mayor Sadiq Khan has pledged more than £600,000 to support … Continue reading

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Peddle My Wheels pop-up bike markets, Jun 10-15

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Dogs Trust Community Event, Park Hill Park, Aug 30

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Tots’ Tales Story Time in the Park, various venues, Jul 23-29

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Big Dance after party, Tomorrow Hub, Sep 18

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Time has come to park the ban on cycling in Croydon’s parks

Elected on a manifesto which promised a clean, green borough, Labour’s delivery on cycling in Croydon has been, at best, sub-optimal. Disappearing cycle lanes on South End and London Road might be bad enough, but the abandonment of the car-free … Continue reading

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Godfrey has towering ambitions for Croydon Water Tower

A senior Croydon councillor has undertaken to ensure that the 150-year-old Water Tower will be maintained and says that the council is working “to secure the long-term future” of the Grade II-listed building. A local parks group last week reported … Continue reading

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Who killed Bambi? Stag party could have had swifter ending

Oh, deer! Croydon’s week-long stag party, with a red deer roaming around Park Hill Park like a south London version of the Monarch of the Glen, finally came to an end yesterday, with council officials posting notices to announce the … Continue reading

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Park Hill Park festival gets a sprinkling with fairy dust

The first Flower Fairies Festival is underway, with children’s workshops in Park Hill Park today (until 9pm) and tomorrow (11.30am to 5.30pm), while next weekend will see a performance day and the official opening of the Flower Fairy Garden. Inspired … Continue reading

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Inter-faith bike ride and picnic in the park, June 14

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Park Hill Park meet the police session, June 27

The South Croydon Community Association is staging a “Meeting the Police” event in Park Hill Park this Friday, June 27, at 6.30pm. “As part of the ongoing work to improve Park Hill park, we are meeting with the police to … Continue reading

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