Tag Archives: South Norwood Tourist Board

‘Selling off the Albert for flats is like demolishing the Queen Vic’

Another week, another Croydon pub comes under threat. This time, it’s the Albert Tavern on Harrington Road, close to South Norwood Country Park, whose owners want to flog it off to the highest bidder, with the real risk that developers … Continue reading

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Down, but not out? Relegated Croydon plan for uncertain future

Our venerable football correspondent, BRIAN GRANVILLE, reports on the latest set-back suffered by the borough’s oldest non-league club Despite having had five managers in less than 12 months, Croydon FC have still only managed to collect eight league points all … Continue reading

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Two sad old goats need a bit of a touch-up in South Norwood

Two goats are urgently needing some rejuvenating TLC. The goats used to prop up the balcony at the top of the Goat House pub in South Norwood, which was demolished in 2003. The pair were saved by a civic-minded person … Continue reading

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Hundreds march through South Norwood to support Grenfell

More than 300 people, plus TV crews and newspaper reporters, turned out in South Norwood last night to show solidarity with Grenfell and reject racism. But who was the only one to talk to the reporter from The Sun? KEN … Continue reading

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Grenfell bonfire effigy prompts South Norwood silent march

Residents and community groups in South Norwood are coming together for a silent march next Wednesday, in solidarity with the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire and to demonstrate their rejection of the racist bigotry displayed earlier this week in … Continue reading

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Pretentious? Moi? Portland dives overboard on price of fish

There’s a new battle of the batters going on in South Norwood. Fish Wars has broken out. Some are suggesting that, in the creeping advance of gentrification in SE25, it is a battle for the area’s sole… Forget Britain’s Cod … Continue reading

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Reader with windmills on his mind wins our tourist prize

Inside Croydon loyal reader Tony Skrzypczyk will be able to lead his guided tours around Shirley Windmill through the rest of this summer proudly wearing a South Norwood Tourist Board T-shirt, as the winner of our latest competition. There were … Continue reading

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