Tag Archives: South Norwood

Cummings wins Labour’s Assembly selection race by 25 votes

WALTER CRONXITE, political editor, on a close-run thing Patsy Cummings, the councillor for South Norwood, will be Labour’s candidate in Croydon and Sutton for the London Assembly elections in May after winning a ballot of party members in the two … Continue reading

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After four years of closure, Blackhorse Lane bridge to re-open

Finally, Blackhorse Lane bridge will open in full a week tomorrow, Tuesday February 25. Transport for London made the announcement just before the weekend. The 120-year-old bridge has been closed to traffic since 2016 as it was deemed to be … Continue reading

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South Norwood groups close in on dreams for Socco Cheta

South Norwood is getting ever closer to having a purpose-built community centre. Community groups came together in 2018 and bid successfully to the council to get use of the Socco Cheta building on Portland Road, and they now have plans … Continue reading

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Builders’ traffic blamed for child’s near-miss on Woodside road

A small child was hit by a car on their way to school in Woodside yesterday morning, after being forced to walk in the road because of building works and pavement parking. The incident occurred at the junction of Longhurst … Continue reading

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Croydon Youth Theatre: The Chrysalids auditions, Feb 9

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Wrong direction: South Norwood signs are out of line

You don’t know whether to laugh in derision or cry in embarrassment. Certainly, residents in South Norwood don’t know which way to turn after street signs and a map of the local area were installed last month, with the signs … Continue reading

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Kakistocracy: Butler forced into £6m bail-out of Brick by Brick

On Monday night in the Town Hall chamber, while keeping a straight face (perhaps she even believes her own bullshit?), Alison Butler actually tried to claim that Brick by Brick, the council-owned in-house house-builder “is delivering homes and is delivering … Continue reading

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