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Thornton Heath Festival 2016, Sep 4

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Labour members seize their chance to show support for Corbyn

Labour members in Croydon North, eventually given the opportunity to attend a nomination meeting over the party’s leadership, voted overwhelmingly in favour of Jeremy Corbyn last night. For the second time in 12 months. Steve Reed OBE, the Progress MP … Continue reading

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Make a splash with council’s free swimming offer for under-16s

Free summer swimming for under-16s is available at all of Croydon Council’s leisure centres for the six weeks of the schools’ summer holidays. As well as free swimming there will be crash courses for those new to the water, and … Continue reading

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Libraries seek volunteers to introduce readers to Roald Dahl

Croydon’s libraries are looking for volunteers to help children and their parents through the “Big Friendly Read” Summer Reading Challenge. The annual reading campaign aims to get children to read at least six books during the summer holiday. For 2016 … Continue reading

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Age UK Croydon Summer Concert, Scratchley Hall, Jul 25

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Week-long festival puts arts at heart of Thornton Heath

The growing and popular Thornton Heath Arts Week returns this Saturday with a week of free events across the area, aimed at appealing to all tastes and all ages, and helping to pull together the community. Here is a selection … Continue reading

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Double champion Rooney proves a point and relays a message

Martyn Rooney ensured his place among the greats in British athletics history last night when he retained his European 400 metres title in Amsterdam, and promptly stirred another row with officials over selections for the relay squads this weekend. The … Continue reading

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David Livingstone school Summer Fair, Thornton Heath, Jul 9

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Parade of Nations, Tumble Park Gardens, Jun 11

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Council wins its 20mph referendum by narrow majority

Croydon’s own referendum – over whether part of the borough’s residential streets should be turned into a 20mph zone – turned out to be a narrow victory for the party in power. The Labour-run council’s proposals for streets in parts … Continue reading

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Thornton Heath Book Jam and writing competition, Jul 16

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Free cricket coaching, Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath

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Robbed Norwood charity sends thanks to community donors

An appeal from a Norwood lunch club to replace stolen food and equipment has hit its target in less than 24 hours – thanks in part to a donation from one local businessman who read about the charity’s plight on … Continue reading

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Thornton Heath In Bloom competition is now open

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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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Take part in Ben Connors’ sound and music workshop

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Photowalk from Thornton Heath Pond, May 22

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Linocut printmaking workshop, Thornton Heath, May 14

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Art and design workshop, Thornton Heath, May 14

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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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