Tag Archives: Woodside Green

A three parks walk that takes you back through Croydon history

WANDLE WANDERINGS: Even within the densely populated parts of post-industrial Croydon, close to the source of matchday roars from Crystal Palace’s football ground, it is possible to take a stroll through meadows and parks, accompanied by moor hens and cyclists, … Continue reading

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Festival fortnight offers food, football and fun

BERNARD WINCHESTER highlights the many varied activities to be found on the opening weekend of the South Norwood Arts Festival, from Olympic torches to WG Grace After missing out in 2012 (perhaps the Olympic organisers felt that the competition from … Continue reading

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Honeyed platitudes offer little uplift for Surrey Street traders

Surrey Street’s 750-year-old market has seen better times. In these days of hypermarkets with vast car parks drawing away customers, a good half of the Surrey Street pitches between the food stalls and Rose’s florist stall outside Millets often stand … Continue reading

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Cash prizes on offer at South Norwood Arts Festival

The South Norwood Arts Festival is being staged by the people of Portland Road on June 13 to 19, and the organisers are still seeking volunteers, performers and stall holders for their week’s activities.

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