Tag Archives: Purley

All change, as TfL consults on two bus routes for Cane Hill

Hold very tight please… our transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, has news of more changes to local bus services Transport for London public consultations are a bit like their buses… you wait for ages for one, and then two come along … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland Fair, Purley Oaks Primary, Dec 15

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Penthouse floor for Purley ‘skyscraper’ was a poor design

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Coulsdon resident LEWIS WHITE, pictured right, gave evidence at the planning inspector’s inquiry held earlier this year. Here is his take on this week’s controversial ruling on the Purley ‘skyscraper’ The decision of the Secretary of State for … Continue reading

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Brokenshire blocks planning permission for Purley ‘skyscraper’

BARRATT HOLMES, our housing correspondent, on a slap in the face for Croydon’s planners To the “delight” of Croydon Conservatives, James Brokenshire, the Tory Government’s local communities and housing minister, has reversed the decision of council’s planning department, its planning … Continue reading

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Life-saving Scout receives special commendation medal

Farah Lodhi has only been helping to run a new Beaver Scout troop in Purley for a couple of months. But with the help of some Scout training, she has already been awarded with a special commendation medal from the … Continue reading

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Council seeks sculpture for Purley to mark Surrey Iron Railway

Croydon Council is offering a £30,000 budget to commission the design and creation of a public artwork for Purley which should commemorate the Surrey Iron Railway, thought to be the world’s first railway. An Act of Parliament was passed in … Continue reading

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Downland Chorale Festive Concert, Purley, Dec 15

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