Tag Archives: war memorials

Council forgets to clean up Croydon’s listed war memorial

For all the platitudes proffered about honouring the dead from two world wars and other conflicts, Croydon’s civic leaders have done very little… well, nothing, to maintain and clean the war memorial outside the Town Hall. The Croydon war memorial, … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Council, History, Mayor Jason Perry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

August 4 – A hundred years on: Croydon remembers

Hundreds of local people in communities across the borough, have been attending services and wreath-laying ceremonies at churches and war memorials yesterday and today, the 100th anniversary of Britain entering the First World War. In Old Coulsdon, after a service … Continue reading

Posted in Addington, Art, Church and religions, Coulsdon, Education, History, Old Coulsdon Residents' Association | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment