Tag Archives: Religion

Heathfield House Christmas Bazaar: Dec 1

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Proms charity makes grant to help work of Lives Not Knives

Lives Not Knives, the Croydon-based anti-violence campaign, has received a £500 charity donation to assist their work, thanks to a recommendation from Inside Croydon. The cheque was handed over yesterday by local businesswoman, Petta Naylor, on behalf of the committee … 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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Friends of Millers Pond Annual Fayre: Saturday July 20

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South Norwood Arts Festival finale: Sunday July 14

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Ryelands School summer fair: June 29

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Art for heart’s sake: seeing the world afresh

SUSAN OLIVER, pictured left, ahead of the South Norwood Arts Festival, outlines how she discovered her own artistic bliss Most people know me as a gardener and bee-keeper. But quietly, in the background, I’ve been seeking my own personal revolution … Continue reading

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Sticky fingered thief makes off with tree from garden

This notice was spotted by our loyal reader in South Croydon. It requires no further comment. Unless, of course, you wish to post your views with this article…

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Bradmore Green Pond photography competition: July 6

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Channel 5 looking to pull fast one on Croydon’s petty thieves

How others see us… Earlier this week, there was a visit to Inside Croydon Towers by a television producer who had dared venture forth from his trendy offices in one of those fashionable “quarters” of east London in order to … Continue reading

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Channel 4 producers seek youngsters to face pay day alone

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Inside Croydon’s Hero of the Week: Marzia Nicodemi-Ehikioya

Marzia Nicodemi-Ehikioya won’t like this. Like that’s ever stopped us in the past. But the Shirley resident is Inside Croydon’s “Hero of the Week”, because she took a stand – or rather a seat – against a jumped-up little tyrant. … Continue reading

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It gets worse: three-day week plus five jobs lost at UNJL

It was under Ted Heath’s Conservative government in the 1970s that Britain was reduced to a three-day week. Until, that is, Croydon’s 2013 Tories came along, because they have managed to reduce the operation at Upper Norwood Joint Library to … Continue reading

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The statement to West Croydon Community from Clive Locke

This is the unedited text of a statement prepared by Clive Locke, the founder chairman of the West Croydon Community Forum, for its meeting staged at CVA last week: Firstly, I would like to say thank you to, the community … Continue reading

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“Truly shocking” 18% rise in muggings in Croydon

Figures released today show that muggings in Croydon have increased by 18 per cent in the past year, at a time when across London, the number of “robberies against a person” have fallen by 8 per cent, prompting the local … Continue reading

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Join the daisy chain for lessons in active childbirth

Angela Thacker is running two free taster sessions for Daisy Birthing Classes on Friday April 5, in the morning, and Monday April 8, in the evening, at Shirley Methodist Church. Spaces are limited so must be booked by contacting Thacker … Continue reading

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Cane Hill and Coulsdon “Masterplan” discussion begins

The public consultation on The Future of Coulsdon – Coulsdon Masterplan began last week, including details of Barratt’s proposals for the redevelopment of the Cane Hill site. As part of the consultation, there will be drop in sessions on: Tuesday … Continue reading

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Whoops… Council setting the agenda for blunders

Croydon’s Council Tax increase comes while record amounts are being spent in Taberner House on expensive consultants and staff in the communications department, the propaganda department which uses public money to deceive and publish half-truths and misinformation about the council’s … Continue reading

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Friends of Bradmore Green Pond: work day this Saturday

Friends of Bradmore Green Pond are staging a work day on the pond this Saturday, February 16, from 10am. All volunteers, from wherever in Croydon, are welcome to come along to assist. The work session lasts up to two hours. … Continue reading

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Chance to reboot your old computer for a good cause

A local charity group, wants to take any old, unwanted computers off your hands. Loyal reader Anita Davison writes to Inside Croydon: “If anyone was lucky enough to receive a new PC for Christmas and is still undecided with what … Continue reading

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Glass Balloon makes final landing of 2012 at Scream Lounge

BELLA BARTOCK, the old lush, has been out on the town again, and this time stumbled down to the Scream Lounge in South End More than once, we have noted how the Scream Lounge is a true gem in Croydon, … Continue reading

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Library cards and flip flops: GLL is handed £8.8m deal

It is being reported by a library campaign website that an organisation best known for managing leisure centres and swimming pools is about to be handed an eight-year contract worth millions of pounds to operate … Croydon’s public libraries. For … Continue reading

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The Crocus Vale’s parish church celebrates its Minster status

Croydon Parish Church officially became a Minster yesterday. But that does not mean it is taking a step towards cathedral status to enhance Croydon’s claims to becoming a city, according to Rev Canon Colin Boswell. Rev Boswell gave two interviews … Continue reading

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