Tag Archives: South Norwood Community Kitchen

Mega Pub Quiz for South Norwood Community Kitchen, Jul 14

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This is the stark human cost of the borough going bankrupt

CROYDON IN CRISIS: A mum of six children is facing destitution after the council has made her family more than £200 per month worse off by cutting her Council Tax Support and failing to provide its promised hardship scheme. EXCLUSIVE … Continue reading

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Council housing demonstration, Town Hall, Mar 21

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Community gardening day, Holmesdale Road, Feb 27

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Council housing demo, Croydon Town Hall, Mar 21

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Community Kitchen Quiz Night, South Norwood, Feb 17

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Community Kitchen’s guide to support and help this winter

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Trams’ New Year game hits back of the net for local community

Croydon FC might have lost their first game of 2022 to an unlucky injury-time goal at the Arena yesterday, but the people of South Norwood turned out as the real winners after an impressively generous donations day held for the … Continue reading

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Trams kick-off New Year with collection for community kitchen

Croydon FC’s first game of 2022 will be running a fund-raiser for the South Norwood Community Kitchen. The match, against Tooting Bec, kicks off at Croydon Arena at 3pm on bank holiday Monday, January 3. “Come along and cheer on … Continue reading

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Christmas spirit aplenty from Rotarians, kitchens and cadets

The generosity and warm-heartedness of the Croydon public and its voluntary organisations is shining out once again ahead of Christmas. Rotary clubs across the borough have been out and about over the past month, taking donations of cash and toys … Continue reading

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SNCK says: Support your community this Christmas

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South Norwood Community Kitchen Fund-raising Quiz, Dec 7

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South Norwood community quiz night, Oct 19

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‘Croydon Council! Shame on you!’: protesters make their point

SANJANA IDNANI reports from South Norwood on the latest efforts by council tenants to secure decent living conditions for their families Residents from across the borough took to the streets of South Norwood last night for a march and rally … Continue reading

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South Norwood Community Kitchen fund-raiser quiz, Jul 21

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South Norwood Lake charity Jumble Trail, Jun 13

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Will South Norwood and Woodside ask the sensible question?

KEN TOWL takes to the campaign trail and discovers that in a couple of the more contentious ward by-elections being held on May 6, community mutual aid is getting more of a hearing Let’s be honest – if the Daily … Continue reading

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‘Cynical’ Tories face backlash over bogus links to food bank

Genuine community activists who have been tirelessly providing food to the vulnerable and needy in their neighbourhood for nearly five years have turned on a couple of Conservative Party election candidates for trying to piggy-back their hard work. “It’s a … Continue reading

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Organisers cancel South Norwood ‘Reclaim These Streets’ vigil

Organisers of a vigil this evening at Norwood Junction say they have abandoned their plans “with a heavy heart”, following yesterday’s High Court ruling that banned an event being held at Clapham Common to protest against violence, following the abduction … Continue reading

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Portland Arms pub opens its kitchen for community service

South Norwood reporter JANE NICHOLL on the latest lockdown initiative Community groups in South Norwood this week welcomed a much-needed additional self-help service, when the Portland Arms pub offered its kitchen and food during lockdown to prepare and distribute meals … Continue reading

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Community activists’ new conversation around kitchen table

The community activists behind one of the most successful projects in South Norwood have begun a new exercise, which they are calling The Kitchen Table Project – but this aims at being about a lot more than cooking meals for … Continue reading

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Aid group in South Norwood thriving despite ‘funding roulette’

Covid Mutual Aid groups have been working day-in, day-out throughout the pandemic emergency to support their communities with food, PPE and a variety of social care. South Norwood is one such operation that has seen a weekly community kitchen blossom … Continue reading

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‘Community energy has come through in these testing times’

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Once all this is over, we can rebuild using the power of communities that has been uncovered through volunteer mutual aid groups, says LAURA WHITTALL Covid-19 has laid bare the bones of our communities, who has and who … Continue reading

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Design a van for the South Norwood Community Kitchen

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South Norwood neighbours have started own meals on wheels

In the middle of all the chaos and uncertainty, community efforts to support the frail, elderly and vulnerable continue. In some cases, the community groups’ efforts have, literally, redoubled. The South Norwood Community Kitchen was presented with a dilemma when … Continue reading

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