Tag Archives: Paul Ford

Coulsdon theatre group donates to food hub at Christmas

Christmas Eve… A time for joyful anticipation, celebration and goodwill to all! Perhaps not all. To the poor and the hungry in Victorian London, Christmas Day was just another day to struggle through. And for Ebeneezer Scrooge it’s a day … Continue reading

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Be prepared? Coulsdon Scout caught in Korean jam(boree)

Tens of thousands of youngsters were put at serious risk by floods, a plague of insects, intense heat and an on-coming tropical storm at the latest World Scout Jamboree at Saemangeum. Here, PAUL FORD reports on the wretched experiences suffered … Continue reading

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Coulsdon centre celebrates as council agrees 25-year lease

There are celebrations coming to Coulsdon, after the local community centre was handed a reprieve from a Brick by Brick-inspired demolition order. “The year 2035 will see us celebrate our centenary, but we going to be celebrating this year too, … Continue reading

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