Tag Archives: Woodmansterne

Community farmers dig for victory with crowdfunder appeal

The organisers and volunteers at Sutton Community Farm, off Woodmansterne Lane in Wallington, have given themselves six weeks to raise £50,000 to secure the enterprise’s longer term future. Their crowdfunder opened last week, offering rewards to contributors ranging from engaging … Continue reading

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Eight walks to encompass Croydon’s boundaries and history

Over the course of lockdown, one intrepid geographer has managed to complete the ‘beating of the bounds’ and discover the fascinating history of our parish and civic boundaries, stretching back to Saxon times. Words, pictures and mapping by Dr BEN … Continue reading

Posted in Addington, Church and religions, City Commons, Coulsdon, Croydon parks, Environment, History, New Addington, Purley, Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown, Sanderstead, Selsdon & Ballards, Selsdon Vale and Forestdale, Surrey, Tandridge District Council, Walks | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Rail timetable taking the ‘freedom’ out of Freedom Passes

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Just managing to get to a routine hospital appointment feels ‘like I am planning a military campaign’ for MARGARET LEE, right, under Southern and Thameslink’s new timetable I have just read your article, Freedom Pass users left to … Continue reading

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Stobart steps in as Warlingham’s Street makes exit

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Warlingham RFC has issued a statement to confirm our story from last week that their head coach and long-time touchstone of the side, Tom Street, has stood down with immediate effect. Street, a member of staff at Purley’s … Continue reading

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Weekend rambles: Oaks Park and Clockhouse (3 miles; easy)

Looking for an easy, local stroll? WALKER DUNELM has surveyed this ramble near Oaks Park This easy walk is just three miles long, but may not be suitable for very young children as it does involve crossing what can be … Continue reading

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Weekend rambles: Oaks Park and Banstead (5 miles; easy)

Inside Croydon’s resident rambler, WALKER DUNELM offers an easy stroll from Oaks Country Park for the weekend From Oaks Park’s car park, go past the café and along by the hedge on the right to a gap in the southern … Continue reading

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