Tag Archives: South Norwood

Councillor promises to investigate shops’ £1,500 licence fees

A senior Labour councillor has promised to “investigate” whether he can do anything about the eye-watering increases to licensing charges for using pavement areas outside shops in South Norwood, which the owners say could force them to close. Paul Scott, … Continue reading

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South Norwood residents rally to under-threat shops

Inside Croydon‘s report about the threat of closure of two long-standing shops in South Norwood has seen concerned residents set up a petition calling on Croydon Council to drop its 1,700 per cent increase in street trading licensing fees. Emerton’s … Continue reading

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Mystery over what happened to McKenzie’s election donations

The “Chump from the Dump” has suffered another election knock-out. But as WALTER CRONXITE reports, the wannabe politician doesn’t always lose his deposit Being an ex-boxer, and a not very good one at that, Winston McKenzie should be familiar with … Continue reading

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£1,500 licence fee drives South Norwood shops out of business

Sad times on Croydon’s high streets. M.T. WALLETTE, our shopping correspondent, reports from South Norwood where two long-standing retailers fear they might be forced out of business… by their own council Two much-loved high street shops, both in the Mayor … Continue reading

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Page Turners’ book club looks to Winter this month

The South Norwood book club, Page Turners, meets on November 3, to share their views on Patrick Gale’s acclaimed novel, A Place Called Winter. Short-listed for the 2015 Costa Prize – which makes it eminently suited for reading in a … Continue reading

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Grangewood Park Halloween Spooktacular, Oct 29

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#FindRobbie: Captain Sensible unveils second bench

It was a filthy wet night, but friends, neighbours, the South Norwood Tourist Board, Crystal Palace Transition Town members and even Captain Sensible himself all turned out on Saturday to celebrate the Sensible Garden and, more importantly, to remind everyone … Continue reading

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