Tag Archives: Remembrance Sunday

Council remembers to publicise civic Remembrance service

Croydon Council’s press office, having forgotten to include any reference to this weekend’s Remembrance Sunday ceremonies in its autumn edition of the quarterly, Council Tax-payer-funded Your Croydon magazine, managed to put out a press release detailing the civic arrangements for … Continue reading

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We will remember them: Croydon’s Remembrance Day services

Remembrance Day, paying tribute to the sacrifices of military and service personnel in conflicts past and present, will be observed in Croydon on Sunday, at the war memorial outside the Town Hall and at Croydon Minster. Conducted by the Rt … Continue reading

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Why the poppy is a symbol that should unite, not divide, us

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Ahead of this weekend’s Remembrance services, the Rev WEALANDS BELL has a confession to make – he once wore a white poppy, and now wishes he had never done so I was quite surprised to see a conversation … Continue reading

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World War I Centenary Concert, Ruskin House, Nov 2

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Shake the crowd from their uproarious calm

As we have done in the past, on this Remembrance Sunday, our single posting is a war poem. This year, we have chosen Verity, by Drummond Allison. Allison was born in Caterham and he lived in Kenley when he was commissioned … Continue reading

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