Tag Archives: Selhurst

£700,000 Lottery grant to save the Great North Wood

The Great North Wood is south London’s secret ancient nature reserve and conservation group the London Wildlife Trust has just been awarded a £700,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help restore and preserve what remains of the woodland. … Continue reading

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Selhurst Park business workshop on safeguarding, Jul 5

Crystal Palace football club is putting its weight behind a drive to encourage local organisations to keep children and vulnerable adults in Croydon safe from harm or abuse. Teaming up with Croydon’s multi-agency adults’ and children’s safeguarding boards and Croydon … Continue reading

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Was £1m Croydon mystery donor Stormzy or Spider-Man?

Was grime star Stormzy the mystery benefactor who donated a cool £1million towards a youth centre to be built in the north of the borough? That’s one suggestion after it was announced that an anonymous donor handed over £1million towards … Continue reading

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Music acts announced for Selhurst Park Beer Festival, May 27

Lawrence Hill, a contestant on ITV’s The Voice, has been added to the Selhurst Park Beer Festival line-up, and will perform on Saturday May 27. Hill is busy in the studio and gigging, having recently toured Europe with Kim Wilde, … Continue reading

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The BRIT named among Europe’s top 40 creative schools

Croydon’s BRIT School has been named as one of the top five schools and colleges in the country in a report from the Be Open foundation – a charitable organisation designed to foster creativity and innovation. Its latest report – … Continue reading

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Community clean-up at Heavers Meadow, Selhurst, Feb 18

Volunteers are sought for a litter clean-up at Heavers Meadow next Saturday, February 18, from 10am to 1pm.

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Selhurst councillor Letts confirmed as next Croydon Mayor

Toni Letts, the councillor for Selhurst ward, has been confirmed as the next Mayor of Croydon. It will be Letts’ second term as Croydon Mayor. The news was announced this morning by the mayoral incumbent, Wayne Trakas-Lawlor: “Warm congrats to … Continue reading

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