Tag Archives: Thornton Heath

Volunteers wanted to paint Bensham Manor footbridge, May 4-5

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William Hill looking to close one-third of their betting shops

Could Croydon’s high streets become even emptier of active shops than some already are? Our retailing and betting correspondent, M.T. WALLETTE, with a hot tip for the 5.15 at Aintree on Saturday*, reports on how even the borough’s turf accountants … Continue reading

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Picnic In The Park, Grangewood Park SE25, Jul 14

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£600,000 price tag on council-owned Brick by Brick houses

Roll up! Roll up! Come and get your Brick by Brick house, built on public property, using tax-payers’ money, and going on sale this week as a real bargain at nearly £600,000 for a three-bedroomed house on a ‘neat terrace’! … Continue reading

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Croydon BME Forum shopping bus service, starts Mar 11

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Jackpot for Thornton Heath campaign as slots arcade rejected

Extraordinary scenes in Thornton Heath tonight, where the council has broken the habit of a lifetime and actually listened to residents. Croydon Council announced today that it has refused permission to an operator of “adult gaming centres” to open a … Continue reading

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Police Borough Commander on ‘other duties’ following incident

Jeff Boothe, Croydon police’s Borough Commander, has been assigned to “other duties” for the past three months, pending an investigation into his involvement in a domestic dispute in October. “Basically, he’s on what might be called gardening leave,” a source … Continue reading

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