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All aboard the magic bus for two tours of South Norwood

You wait 100 years for one tourist walk in an area, then three come along together. Once again, it appears that a South Norwood community group is about to lock horns with a well-funded organisation backed by local councillor Paul … Continue reading

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SNTB presents: A Trip Around South Norwood, Jun 12

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Been there, backed the guide book, now get the T-shirt

A published tourist guide to the top 50 attractions in South Norwood? Sounds unlikely? Not to the South Norwood Tourist Board, which is conducting a fund-raising mission to put South Norwood in a book. It’s already “on the map”, we’ve … Continue reading

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Stormzy to get a bench as Tourist Board triumphs again

Fresh from last month’s High Court success in overcoming the threat of legal action from the Qatari royal family, Ian Bone, the antiquated anarchist and co-founder of the South Norwood Tourist Board, was claiming another victory over Big Business this … Continue reading

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Artist Damien Hirst accused of copying Norwood sculpture

A group of community activists have accused the artist, Damien Hirst, of copying one of their works and say that they are considering legal action against the multi-millionaire shark embalmer over a piece in his “comeback” exhibition unveiled this week … Continue reading

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‘Woodstock’ takes on Glastonbury in South Norwood

Those lovable rogues at the South Norwood Tourist Board have come up with another wheeze, this time with a music festival to rival Glastonbury, all staged at what is possibly Croydon’s smallest park. With the micro-park sited close to the … Continue reading

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Sensible is as Sensible does, as the Captain unveils his bench

“It has always been hard being known as ‘Sensible’ when sometimes I’m not,” Raymond Burns said on Saturday, wearing a bright Hawaiian shirt, baggy shorts and trademark red beret. “But it helped me in my career so I shouldn’t really … Continue reading

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