Tag Archives: Recreation and Sports

Follow in the footsteps of “Puff Puff” Pirie: Dec 1

Run in the footsteps of south London’s greatest distance runner in a special race staged over some of the most beautiful country, and demanding hills, in south-east England. Six decades before Mo Farah, Britain had a world record-breaking distance runner … Continue reading

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Stanley Lives – open day in South Norwood: Oct 12

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Old Coulsdon Residents’ autumn meeting: Sep 26

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Tea at Five at the Spread Eagle: Oct 2-4

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Green Heritage Fair at Heathfield House: Sep 21-22

The Croydon Ecology Centre at Heathfield House invites you to join them to celebrate the dedicated work of volunteers and professionals from conservation groups who have been caring for the wonderful woodlands and open spaces in and around the borough. … Continue reading

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Friends of Ashburton Park meeting: Sep 11

The recently formed Friends of Ashburton Park will be holding a public meeting on Wednesday September 11 at 6.30pm in front of the Old Library. “We want to hear residents’ views on the sale of the building, discover what people … Continue reading

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Old Mid-Whits hockey open day: Sep 8

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Upper Norwood library appeals for garden volunteers

ROBERT GIBSON, a trustee of the Upper Norwood Library Trust and a member of Crystal Palace Transition Town steering group, calls on the local community to rally round Are you around on Saturday, July 27, at 2pm? We need your … Continue reading

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Coulsdon bowling green re-opens after council cuts

Marlpit Lane bowling green in Coulsdon, after facing possible closure when Croydon Council withdrew funding for the sports venue in 2011, is once again open. The green can be used by experienced players to enjoy a game of bowls, or … Continue reading

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Community Question Time: Wed July 17

The Voice newspaper and Croydon BME Forum are holding a Community Question Time on Wednesday, July 17, from 5.30pm to 8pm at Croydon Town Hall in Katherine Street. The panel will include local MPs and council representatives and topics will … Continue reading

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