Tag Archives: Purley

Philp’s PPS appointment creates a Purley poser for Javid

So Chris Philp didn’t miss out in the Prime Minister’s Government reshuffle at the start of the week after all. The Croydon South Tory MP got what amounts to a demotion. Thus Theresa May has managed to create a situation … Continue reading

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Erato Orchestra concert, St Mark’s Purley, Mar 17

Saturday March 17 St Mark’s Church, Church Road, Purley CR8 3QQ 8pm Erato Orchestra concert   JOHANN STAMITZ – Symphony in E flat MOZART – Violin Concerto No.4 in D K.218 CHABRIER – Danse Villageoise HAYDN – Symphony No.52 in … Continue reading

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‘Thank you, Inside Croydon!’ The Pennycuick story unfolds

Purley resident SANTHANA IBRAHIM, pictured left, is flying off to India next week to film a documentary about the life of a significant historic figure from Croydon, with much thanks to the readers of this website I would like to … Continue reading

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Croydon Airport to stage wreath-laying at Purley crash site

The Historic Croydon Airport Trust will be staging a solemn commemoration in Purley on Christmas Eve, marking the 93rd anniversary of Britain’s first air disaster. The accident happened on December 24, 1924, when an Imperial Airways de Havilland DH.34, operating … Continue reading

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GLL lined up for libraries, as well as leisure and pools

GENE BRODIE, our bookish gyms correspondent, on an added twist to the tale of a 20-year leisure centre management contract GLL – Greenwich Leisure Ltd – could be lined up to take over the operation of Croydon’s library service. GLL … Continue reading

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Purley women’s guild to tackle plant lore, Nov 7

The next meeting of the Purley and District Townswomen’s Guild is on Tuesday November 7 at the United Reformed Church. The speaker will be Roy Vickery, who will be talking on plant lore, and handing round real plants to illustrate … Continue reading

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Trakas-Lawlor votes down Queen’s Hotel expansion plan

Has Croydon’s planning worm turned? KEN LEE reports from the Town Hall chamber, where two developments of little merit were both rejected last night Residents in Crystal Palace are preparing themselves for a long-term battle over the future of the … Continue reading

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