Tag Archives: Tooting

Council to splash the cash on restoring Tooting Bec Lido

The nearest public lido to Croydon is to close next month for a (fingers crossed) nine-month £3million restoration project. Recent summer heatwaves have made open-air swimming pools hugely popular, and with the closure of the Purley Way Lido in 1979, … Continue reading

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Amazon delivers £2,000 donation to NHS hospital charity

The Amazon delivery station team in Croydon has donated £2,000 to a charity that provides support to patients, staff and visitors at St George’s Hospital. The charity, based at the major NHS hospital in Tooting, received the donation as part … Continue reading

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New book relates women’s secret work at Bletchley Park

“What would it be like to keep a secret for 50 years? Never telling your parents, your children, or even your husband?” Codebreaker Girls: A Secret Life at Bletchley Park tells the true story of Daisy Lawrence, a young woman … Continue reading

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Blue plaque for Albert Hill, Tooting’s unsung Olympic hero

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Balham Boxathon anti-knife crime fund-raiser, Tooting, Sep 14

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Edward Kieszkiewicz art exhibition: Jan 21-Feb 1

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