Tag Archives: Waddon

New delay in council boundary review is bad news for Tories

WALTER CRONXITE reports on how the slow process of drawing up the political map of the borough is causing anxiety among Croydon’s blue-rinse set Maybe they thought that, after the Christmas and New Year break, no one would be paying … Continue reading

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Fire Brigade stages open day without mentioning £11m tower

Sshhh! Don’t tell everyone, but there’s another public consultation meeting arranged in Croydon where there’s been very little notice given, and no mention in official publicity of probably the most significant proposal affecting the area. The London Fire Brigade has … Continue reading

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Croydon Airport open day and collectors’ fair, Jan 8

Historic Croydon Airport is staging an open day and airline and aviation collectors’ fair at the Aerodrome Hotel on Sunday, January 8, from 10.30am to 3.30pm. The collectors’ fair promises some 45 stalls. “Come and bag yourself some aviation memorabilia … Continue reading

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Air pollution in central Croydon reaches ‘dangerous’ levels

Deadly air pollution close to Croydon town centre is reaching levels almost double the legal limits, in a borough where the Labour council set out its ambition “to be the cleanest and greenest in London” when elected in 2014. That’s … Continue reading

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RSPB asks for your help with its Christmas goose count

Waddon Ponds is a thriving nature reserve, according to a survey conducted on Christmas Day by Croydon bird-watchers and conservationists. In just one hour before the traditional Christmas lunch, according to a report on the Croydon birders’ website, there was … Continue reading

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Police’s Christmas appeal sees Santa visit 500 children

Croydon police are out playing the role of Santa this Christmas. The Met’s Christmas Tree Project in Croydon has collected 500 presents from generous residents and businesses and is now out and about giving them directly to needy children across … Continue reading

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Victorian pub the Waddon Hotel put at risk by planning vote

Officials in Fisher’s Folly, the council’s headquarters offices, are now so short-staffed that they are using  Inside Croydon to check their official documents for them. So it was yesterday, after this website highlighted that an application had been removed from … Continue reading

Posted in Alison Butler, Andrew Pelling, Joy Prince, Paul Scott, Planning, Pubs, Purley Way, TfL, Transport, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments