Tag Archives: Waddon

Just 34 children applied to start at St Andrew’s this September

GENE BRODIE, our education correspondent, on some gathering suspicions over the fate of St Andrew’s secondary school site The decision to close St Andrew’s CofE High School in Croydon was taken after just 34 children applied to join the school … Continue reading

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Angry complaints force U-turn over leisure centre charges

The council’s ‘Better’ leisure centres have been forced to abandon plans to charge the carers of disabled people for use of the facilities. But those on low incomes are still expected to pay £28.50 for a membership scheme they probably … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Council, Felicity Flynn, Fieldway, GLL - Better, Greenwich Leisure, Health, Leisure services, Louisa Woodley, New Addington, Oliver Lewis, Purley, Purley Pool, Simon Hall, South Norwood, Sport, Swimming, Thornton Heath, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Church secondary asks pupils’ parents to find another school

One of the borough’s largest secondary schools which still operates outside the academy system is to close its doors in September to hundreds of pupils. St Andrew’s High, on Warrington Road, close to the Croydon Flyover, has written to the … Continue reading

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Khan’s kerbside wildernesses are leaving Croydon in a mess

JEREMY CLACKSON reports on the rapidly growing problem at the side of many of the borough’s roads As Mayor of London, never let it be said that Sadiq Khan doesn’t let the grass grow under his feet. Because everywhere you … Continue reading

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Jerk Cookout, Wandle Park, Waddon, Jul 29

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Pets At Home’s charity appeal will have animal-lovers purring

The Pets At Home store near the Fiveways junction on the Purley Way is this month raising money for Croydon Cats Protection, to help homeless pets as part of a summer fundraising event launched by the country’s largest donor of … Continue reading

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Canning rejects new job after being dropped as cabinet deputy

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports on the fall-out from the latest round of patronage for Tony’s cronies Tony Newman’s usual tactic of using public money patronage to keep the support of his Labour council colleagues appears to have been less … Continue reading

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