Tag Archives: South Norwood Tourist Board

‘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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Regina Road Solidarity March, South Norwood, Jul 14

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South Norwood Community Kitchen fund-raiser quiz, Jul 21

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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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Tory councillors object to anarchists’ solstice sacrifice video

Croydon’s largest group of anarchists have expressed outrage that a video they had prepared to celebrate the winter solstice has been removed from a community Facebook page – because Tory councillors claimed that the short movie was “partisan” and “too … Continue reading

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Brewers Greene King call time on popular South Norwood pub

The Albert Tavern in South Norwood is to close permanently. The Albert, warmly regarded as a community hub by locals living near the Harrington Road pub, is one of 79 pubs which brewers Greene King has announced are to close. … Continue reading

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The Great SNTB Quiz fund-raiser, Portland Arms, Nov 14

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Trams appeal to Stormzy for help after third break-in at club

For the third time in less than six months, Croydon Football Club are having to dust themselves down and pick themselves up again after vandals broke into their clubhouse and trashed it, causing thousands of pounds of damage. The unexpected … Continue reading

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South Norwood park attacks: police announce second arrest

Police have made another arrest in their on-going investigation into a series of attacks and sexual assaults on women in South Norwood Country Park over the last two months. According to a statement from the Metropolitan Police issued overnight, a … Continue reading

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Big turn-out for Country Park walk, while Met waits in the car

At barely 24 hours’ notice, the people turned out in force yesterday to “reclaim our park”, following the series of sexual assaults and daylight robberies in South Norwood Country Park. A Metropolitan Police inspector was there, too, but he chose … Continue reading

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Reclaim the Country Park! Tourist Board stages group walk

The community-minded South Norwood Tourist Board is staging a group walk tomorrow, declaring their aim to: “Reclaim the Country Park!” As Inside Croydon reported yesterday, there have been six assaults on women in South Norwood Country Park in the past … Continue reading

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‘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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Where in Croydon would you include on a special guided tour?

WIN! We have an exclusive South Norwood Tourist Board T-shirt to give away – the fashion item to be seen wearing in south London this festival season – in our free-to-enter competition Next month, the South Norwood Tourist Board, the … Continue reading

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All aboard the magic bus for two tours of South Norwood

You wait 100 years for one tourist walk in an area, then three come along together. Once again, it appears that a South Norwood community group is about to lock horns with a well-funded organisation backed by local councillor Paul … Continue reading

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SNTB presents: A Trip Around South Norwood, Jun 12

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Been there, backed the guide book, now get the T-shirt

A published tourist guide to the top 50 attractions in South Norwood? Sounds unlikely? Not to the South Norwood Tourist Board, which is conducting a fund-raising mission to put South Norwood in a book. It’s already “on the map”, we’ve … Continue reading

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Stormzy to get a bench as Tourist Board triumphs again

Fresh from last month’s High Court success in overcoming the threat of legal action from the Qatari royal family, Ian Bone, the antiquated anarchist and co-founder of the South Norwood Tourist Board, was claiming another victory over Big Business this … Continue reading

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