Tag Archives: South Croydon

Inside October and guests, Scream Lounge, Sep 30

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Let’s Groove Friday nights, South Beats, South Croydon

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Meander through south London history in Wandle Fortnight

Wandle Fortnight begins this Saturday, September 10, in case you didn’t already know… The fortnight encompasses a range of activities, exhibitions, walks and talks which explore aspects of the Wandle valley’s cultural, industrial and environmental legacy, and run from this … Continue reading

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South Croydon Allotments annual open day, Aug 13

South Croydon Allotments is staging its annual open day on Saturday August 13. This year’s event is raising money for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Open from 9.30am to 1.30pm, the allotment society invites you to, “Come and visit our … Continue reading

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Swedish imports help Scream Lounge to rock South Croydon

BELLA BARTOCK joined the rock chicks at South Croydon’s long-running music venue I was told beforehand to expect a larger crowd than usual at the Scream Lounge on Saturday. Apparently, the venue just off South End is a Pokestop, whatever … Continue reading

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Down with this sort of thing: Tory petitioners get it wrong, again

After last month’s debacle, it should be clear to most reasonable people that “government by referendum” is full of unintended consequences. Closer to home, here in Croydon, it appears that opposition through petition is a bit crap, too. Mario Creatura, … Continue reading

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Immortal Machinery night at Scream Lounge, Jul 23

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Rutherford School Summer Fair, South Croydon, Jul 9

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St Peter’s Primary Summer Fair, South Croydon, Jun 25

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‘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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