Tag Archives: South Croydon

Book Sale at St Peter’s Church, South Croydon, Sep 15

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BINMAGEDDON!: How our new collection has passed us by

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The first week of Veolia’s new bin collection schedule has been and gone, with varying reports of successful, and less successful, experiences, of still-missing new wheelies, and wheelie bins that have come, and then gone again. Here, South … Continue reading

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Play written by Whitgift pupil raises £1,200 for charity Childline

A play written by a teenaged Whitgift School pupil, and backed by Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels actor Jason Flemyng, has raised £1,200 for children’s charities after a five-night run at a theatre in central London. The money was … Continue reading

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Whelans opens on time, and to praise from a packed house

After investing £400,000 of private money, a publican has defied the trends and re-opened a pub in South Croydon. Our photo-journalist ARNIE LEIBOVITZ was there on Friday to record the occasion Austin Whelan is the man that you want to … Continue reading

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Croydon Rocks at The Scream Lounge, South Croydon, Aug 17

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‘Godzilla weed’ could make Brick by Brick homes unsaleable

Our housing correspondent, BARRATT HOLMES, reports on how a notorious invasive plant Japanese knotweed could render flats in a Brick by Brick development unmortgageable Colm Lacey, the Croydon employee who styles himself as “CEO” of Brick by Brick, has confirmed … Continue reading

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Grandad governor awarded MBE for work at special school

One of the less-publicised recipients named in the recent honours list is a hard-working volunteer governor and fund-raiser at South Croydon’s St Giles School. Grandad Ken Morcombe has been made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services … Continue reading

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