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Friends of Selsdon Woods Bluebells and Birds Walk, May 4


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Suffragette’s cache in the attic auctioned for £18,000

A collection of suffragette memorabilia discovered in a Sutton garage was sold at auction yesterday for more than three times its estimate, at £18,240. The hammer came down at the auction at Farleigh Court Golf Club on a lot that … Continue reading

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Walks, talks and work days to cherish Selsdon Wood

The Friends of Selsdon Wood have a busy programme of events – walks, work days, and some meetings – planned for 2019, with their first walk coming up on March 9, and the group’s annual meeting on March 25. Owned … Continue reading

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Underwood named on Greens shortlist for London Mayor

Peter Underwood, a regular on the ballot paper at local and parliamentary elections in Croydon, has made it on to the Green Party’s shortlist of candidates for selection to stand for Mayor of London in 2020. The Greens pride themselves … Continue reading

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Historic TUC President’s bell up for auction in Selsdon

The first auction of 2019 by television antiques expert Catherine Southon is full of historic interest, with items for sale linked to the Titanic and to the Churchill’s wartime coalition government. Going under the hammer with an estimated sale price … Continue reading

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Cabinet member says Brick by Brick could build on libraries

GENE BRODIE, our bookish gyms correspondent, on the latest inadvertent slip by a council cabinet member which betrays the next possible target for the council’s ‘award-winning’ house-builders Brick by Brick’s insatiable appetite for turning public property into mainly private flats … Continue reading

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Dustman’s depot mirror brings auction hammer down at £8,755

A local council dustman, working in Bromley, found a discarded old mirror when doing his rounds in the 1970s. He took it back to the depot and for the next 40 years used it in his locker at work. Last … Continue reading

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