Tag Archives: South Norwood

Upper Norwood club holds art exhibit and Grease lightning

The Upper Norwood Association for Community Care – UNACC – is staging an art exhibition this Friday, May 27, after experiencing a bit of Grease lightning at their film club tomorrow. UNACC, which is a day centre for people over … Continue reading

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Pardew looks to call on Palace’s not-so-secret secret weapon

FA CUP FINAL PREVIEW: Twenty-six years after a previous Wembley final appearance when he was a player in the Crystal Palace side, the club’s manager believes he has the answer to end 111 years of hurt. By IAN LAMONT When … Continue reading

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My Skype Family, in conjunction with CYTO, Jun 18

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Puncheon to perform official opening of Palace Beer Festival

Jason Puncheon will open the 2016 Crystal Palace Beer Festival at Selhurst Park on Saturday May 28. This will be the sixth year that Palace has celebrated the end-of-the-season with a beer festival and get together in the Holmesdale Road … Continue reading

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Free film festival invites volunteers to meeting, May 31

The South Norwood and Thornton Heath Free Film Festival is looking for volunteers to help with the staging of this year’s event. A prospective volunteers’ meeting is being held at the Yeha Noha cafe in South Norwood on Monday May … Continue reading

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Stanley Halls goes all glam rock with a touch of Velvet

Get ready to dust off your platforms and channel your inner-Bowie as the Stanley Halls Film Club be screening Todd Hayne’s 1998 cult classic Velvet Goldmine, starring Ewan McGregor, Christian Bale and Jonathan Rhys Meyers, on Wednesday, June 1. Not … Continue reading

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‘Woodstock’ takes on Glastonbury in South Norwood

Those lovable rogues at the South Norwood Tourist Board have come up with another wheeze, this time with a music festival to rival Glastonbury, all staged at what is possibly Croydon’s smallest park. With the micro-park sited close to the … Continue reading

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South Norwood Clocktower Market, May 14 and Jun 11

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Newman looks for Plan B on roads as Bee is moved on

Kathy Bee, the councillor in charge of the state of the roads in the borough, looks set to be another casualty of Tony “Soprano” Newman’s inadvertent reshuffle of Town Hall top jobs expected to be undertaken at a Labour group … Continue reading

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Help London Wildlife Trust by taking a short nature survey

Do you know your Crystal Palace Park from your Horniman Gardens? Your Nunhead Cemetery from your Streatham Common? Take a short survey from the London Wildlife Trust and you could win a delicious meal for two at The Great North … Continue reading

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Council rejects challenge to The Ship’s community asset status

The Ship pub in South Norwood, which was converted into flats by a developer-owner without planning permission, is moving – albeit slowly – back towards being a pub for locals after its status as an Asset of Community Value was … Continue reading

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Get to grips with Henry VIII at May’s Page Turners meeting

The next book for Page Turners, the South Norwood monthly book club, is Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel. The book, recently the subject of an acclaimed BBC drama adaptation, sees Tudor history re-written around the life of Thomas Cromwell, the … Continue reading

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Aelfa present The Wiz at The Stanley Halls, May 19-21

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South Norwood community centre seeks lunch club volunteers

The South Norwood and Woodside Community Association is appealing for volunteers to assist with its lunch club. SNWCA is a small charity based in the South Norwood High Street area. The lunch club is for older people on Mondays, Wednesdays … Continue reading

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Murder on the dance floor as Newman checks who’s in step

Ignore the pointless “debate” on the EU referendum and badly sung versions of Land of Hope and Glory. Monday’s council meeting was in fact a thinly disguised contest to judge the performances in the Town Hall chamber of some of … Continue reading

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Lakes Playground Action Group meeting, Apr 26

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Many Moons by Alice Birch, Stanley Halls, May 24-28

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Great North Wood guided walk, Grangewood Park, Apr 17

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Woodside councillors take one-way route to a dead end

Residents living near Croydon Arena and South Norwood Country Park have had two years of turmoil as the council has gone ahead with building a massive secondary school. When they’ve turned to their Woodside ward councillors for help, well… GLORIA … Continue reading

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Norwood Junction book group opens new chapter at Yeha Noha

The Page Turners, Norwood Junction’s new book group, has decided to stick to holding its meetings on the third Wednesday of the month, at 7.30pm in Yeha Noha. So the next meeting will be on April 20. Members have also … Continue reading

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