Tag Archives: Purley

Purley actor up for award thanks to Doctor Who performance

An actor from Purley has been nominated in the prestigious OneVoice Awards as the best female voice in Radio Dramatic Performance for her part playing alongside Colin Baker in the Doctor Who audio drama, The Hunting Ground. Margaret Ashley is … Continue reading

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Paint Your Horse and Wagon, Purley sculpture project, Apr 2-4

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Purley Downs golfers pitch in with £5,691 for Weir’s charity

We’re entering peak marathon season, with thousands of ordinary Londoners gearing themselves up for next month’s London Marathon and other long-distance challenges. On Sunday, in the Vitality Big Half, one far-from-ordinary Londoner, David Weir, the record-breaking wheelechair racer, was in … Continue reading

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Purley firm unveils £500,000 house for youngsters leaving care

Property company Andrews this week unveiled a £500,000 home purchased in Purley as part of an innovative social housing project, called Establish, to help youngsters from Croydon adjust to independent life after living in care. The Andrews estate agency business, … Continue reading

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Potter named winner of £30,000 Rotary Fields art competition

Alan Potter, a sculptor based in Scotland who specialises in public art, has won Croydon Council’s £30,000 competition to design and install a sculpture in Purley’s Rotary Fields to commemorate the Surrey Iron Railway, which ran through the town at … Continue reading

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Brokenshire faces court battle over ‘Purley Skyscraper’ ruling

A London-based property developer has launched a legal challenge against the decision announced by a Conservative Government minister to block plans to build 220 flats plus community facilities at Purley Cross. The scheme, which includes a 17-story tower block dubbed … Continue reading

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Purley Scouts Jumble Sale, St Mark’s, Feb 2

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