Tag Archives: South Croydon

‘Scandal’ of £388m-worth of Croydon homes standing empty

Croydon Council was this week celebrating bringing 137 homes in the borough back into residential use for those on the housing waiting list. Yet according to figures published today, based on data from the Land Registry and property website Rightmove, … Continue reading

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Coulsdon councillor highlights Southern Railway’s profiteering

It took a hitherto little-regarded local Conservative councillor to flag up the futility of Chris Philp, the Tory MP for Croydon South, staging a public meeting with executives of Southern Railways. Philp has threatened to demand that Southern lose its … Continue reading

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Save 15% on your bills for a night out at Brasserie Vacherin

Malcolm John, the noted locally based chef and restaurateur, is offering 15 per cent off your food bill on your first visit to his Brasserie Vacherin in South End if you sign up to the venue’s loyalty scheme. John has … Continue reading

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Plant bring and buy sale, South Croydon Allotments, May 14

South Croydon Allotment Society is holding a plant sale on Saturday May 14, from 9.30am to noon. Admission is free, and plants will be available at “reasonable prices”. The event is at South Croydon Allotments – via entrances from the … Continue reading

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St Peter’s South Croydon mini-market, Apr 30

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South Croydon Rotary Club charity quiz night, Mar 5

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The MaidaVales, at The Baskerville, South Croydon, Feb 26

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Labour splits in Croydon undermine Khan’s Mayor’s bid

WALTER CRONXITE on rumblings of discontent within local Labour The visit of Labour’s London Mayoral hopeful, Sadiq Khan, to Croydon on Saturday exposed again the north-south divide, not only within the borough’s red and blue areas, but also the growing … Continue reading

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Ticket offices at 11 railway stations face possible closure

Ticket offices serving a total of 27 million passengers a year at 11 railway stations in Croydon and Sutton are under threat of closure. Commuters, already fed up with spiraling ticket prices and delayed and over-crowded trains, risk seeing their … Continue reading

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From Western Front to home front, exhibition remembers 1916

An important exhibition exploring the key events and themes of 1916, through a unique series of individual British, French and German stories, will open at Whitgift School, South Croydon in March. 1916 is regarded as the pivotal year in the … Continue reading

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Rock Pixies at The Earl of Eldon, South Croydon, Dec 5

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St Andrew’s is getting itself ready for the Christmas rush

St Andrew’s Church on Southbridge Road in South Croydon has a busy few weeks ahead in the run-up to Christmas, with community events to appeal to all ages. The church, with its recently opened community areas, continues to hold a … Continue reading

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Veteran car drivers won’t be stopping for a Croydon cuppa

As celebrities, such as Chris Evans, the new presenter of Top Gear, sports stars and minor royals get themselves ready for tomorrow’s London to Brighton Veteran Car Rally, Inside Croydon has heard from one disgruntled south London  trader who has … Continue reading

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South Croydon association seeks injection of fresh blood

It is all-change at the South Croydon Community Association. Three years after it was formed by residents and businesses from Croham, Fairfield and Waddon wards where they converge around that nebulous area understood as South Croydon, the SCCA is seeking … Continue reading

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Estate agents chip in to help St Peter’s Christmas Market

Fancy getting some money out of an estate agents’, to go to a good cause? Bairstow Eves in South Croydon has promised to pay £10 towards St Peter’s Church’s Christmas Market fund-raising for every local owner-occupier who agrees to take … Continue reading

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St Giles’ School, South Croydon, open morning, Nov 6

St Giles is a special school for pupils aged 4-16 years with physical and learning disabilities, complex medical needs and speech and language difficulties, We also offer a Further Education department for pupils aged 16-19 years who have Profound and … Continue reading

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Croydon Animal Samaritans cats homing show, Purley, Aug 8

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South End Fringe music festival, South Croydon, Jul 23-26

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Flower fairy artist’s life story takes wing on church stage

The Rev WEALANDS BELL saw his church turned into a theatre last week for the world premiere of a play about the artist Cicely Mary Barker. Here, he reviews Under the Shadow of Your Wings, the drama whose performance marked … Continue reading

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St Peter’s School Summer Fair, July 4

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