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Farewell to Waddon

Posted on March 29th, by Paddy Blewer in Culture. No Comments

Why I loved living in Waddon… and why sometimes, numbers don’t tell the whole story

A recent outstanding piece by Liz Sheppard-Jones about how flytipping and wider issues have made her consider the unthinkable (to move out of Croydon) led me to musing on my thirteen years of living in Waddon, before I took the decision to move back to Sutton, where I grew up. I shared Liz’s frustrations, … Read More »

James Whale to host Croydon Business Excellence Awards 2015

Posted on August 25th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Croydon Business Awards 2015 will take place on Thursday 1st October at the Fairfield Halls and will be hosted by radio personality James Whale. 

Release begins: Broadcaster James Whale will be compere for the hottest ticket in town – the inaugural Croydon Business Excellence Awards Charity Dinner and Gala Ball this autumn.

The south Londoner is one of the most popular voices on the radio, and probably the UK’s best-known … Read More »

Restaurant review: Tigris, Fiveways Junction, Waddon

Posted on August 18th, by Paddy Blewer in Culture. 4 comments

Waddon has become a cradle of culinary delights for Paddy Blewer

445 Purley Way, Croydon CR0 4RG

Time from East Croydon:  25 minutes /  15 minutes 119

I’m sure that my fellow residents of Waddon would agree that we’ve always been poorly served for sit-down restaurants within walking distance of the station. Many years ago there was a better-than-it-had-to-be curry house on … Read More »