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Competition: Win a copy of acclaimed Great North Wood book

Inside Croydon is delighted to offer our loyal readers the chance of winning a copy of the critically acclaimed and important new social history, The Wood That Built London, by CJ Schüler. The book, as reviewed here yesterday, is “A … Continue reading

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Storms ahead after Great North Wood fuelled the industrial age

There are reminders all around us of what our ancestors have destroyed, and a new book about the Great North Wood reminds us that it is future generations who will have to deal with its effects. By STEVEN DOWNES Could … Continue reading

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Bird sketches out bewitching account of The Great North Wood

We live in a part of London that is ‘a forest remembered in place names’. JOHN GRINDROD has found a book which illustrates the point wonderfully well Sometimes before you’ve even opened a book, you know you’re going to love … Continue reading

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