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Croydon Mela 2020, Wandle Park, Jul 19

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Enjoy a different kind of Fortnight along banks of the Wandle

Wandle Fortnight is a celebration of the Wandle Valley run by the community for the community, and it all starts next weekend. Much work has been done to uncover the River Wandle and clean it up, from the multi-million-pound work … Continue reading

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Pond dipping, Wandle Park Pond, Sep 14

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Dogs check-up and chip session, Wandle Park, Aug 1

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Bamstock music, stalls and amusements, Wandle Park, Jun 15

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Peddle My Wheels pop-up bike markets, Jun 10-15

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Croydon Mela 2019, Wandle Park, Jul 14

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Croydon Pridefest 2019, Wandle Park, Jul 13

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Friends of Wandle Park Christmas Wreath-making, Dec 15

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Police make two arrests in drugs swoop on Wandle Park

Local police staged a special operation in Wandle Park yesterday, making two arrests and issuing one penalty notice, as they responded to residents’ concerns over increasing incidents of anti-social behaviour and drug-dealing. According to the Waddon ward police, today they … Continue reading

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Wandle Park concerns after rape, drug deals, gangs and arson

There is growing anxiety among residents and park users, with some beginning to regard Wandle Park as “a no-go zone”. As well as an alleged rape attack in the park last month, which is under police investigation, Wandle Park has become … Continue reading

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Rambles, walks and talks to celebrate River Wandle’s history

The Wandle Fortnight continues into its second week with more activities and exhibits in, on and around what was, during the Industrial Revolution, called London’s hardest working river. You can find out much more about the history of the River … Continue reading

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Tramlink, the Berlin Wall, and 200 years of railways, Sep 16

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Healthy Exercise group, Wandle Park, every Wednesday

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Wandle Park Sports Festival, Waddon, Aug 19

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Youthful promise in latest Shakespeare staged in Wandle Park

Our culture correspondent BELLA BARTOCK went to see how the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet manage under Croydon’s moon-lit sky I was joined for the evening at East Croydon by my friend, Claudia de Boozy, who winced when I mentioned … Continue reading

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Tots’ Tales Story Time in the Park, various venues, Jul 23-29

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Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers face fate in Wandle Park

In the city of Verona, the Montagues and the Capulets are locked in a long-standing family feud. A chance encounter between Romeo, the only son of the Montagues, and Juliet, the only daughter of the Capulets, sparks an intense love … Continue reading

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Jerk Cookout, Wandle Park, Waddon, Jul 29

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Croydon Environmental Fair, Wandle Park, Jun 9

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Free guided Bat Walk, Wandle Park, Apr 13

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Keep off the glass: Dogs viciously targeted in Wandle Park

Parents of young children and dog-walkers are being urged to take extra care when out enjoying their local park, after reports at the weekend of poison and broken glass being deliberately left to cause harm. The incident occurred in Wandle … Continue reading

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Christmas wreath-making, Wandle Park, Dec 3

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River Wandle Ghost Walk, Wandle Park, Nov 11

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Croydon International Mela 2017 – in full colour

After a Tory-imposed austerity hiatus of four years, the Mela was back in Croydon on Saturday. Wandle Park was transformed into a forum of colour, sound and celebration. Here, with contributions from numerous loyal readers, is a small selection of … Continue reading

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