Monthly Archives: August 2014

Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor – Monday  20 October  

Join the British Library and British Museum Singers (conductor  Peter Hellyer) for a performance of Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast by Anglo-African composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. The programme will also include an arrangement of ‘Summertime’ from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and other items. The British Library holds the … Continue reading

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Developers Tokenism To ‘Affordable’ Housing at George St and College Rd

The developers behind two new multi-storey residential tower block schemes are offering only token provision of ‘affordable’ housing, and only on a shared ownership basis. Four new multi-story residential tower blocks are proposed for the George St and College Rd … Continue reading

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Commemorative plaque to mark Bristol’s fight for equality

Today (28 August) sees the unveiling of a commemorative plaque to mark Bristol’s successful 1963 Bus Boycott campaign that saw a milestone in achieving equality for the city’s black and ethnic minority communities. Members of the original campaign,  Dr Paul … Continue reading

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Join In to Help Build Croydon Fun Palace! 4 & 5 October

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October will see all kinds of fun coming to Croydon as part of a free, nationwide celebration of arts, culture and sciences. Local residents and businesses are joining forces to stage activities that will give … Continue reading

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How To Obtain Information from Croydon Council

If you want information from Croydon Council there are five alternative steps.  To ask the Department which covers the area of work you want information  on ; sometimes you may know the individual officer’s name and email. The more complex … Continue reading

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Revised Taberner House Development Aims To Provide 30% Affordable Housing

The redevelopment of Taberner House is now likely to provide 30% ‘affordable’ housing and increase open space in revised planning ideas being considered by the Planning Committee on  Wednesday 3 September.  Changed and new elements: Commercial unit by flyover Relocation … Continue reading

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Are 16 One and Two Bed Flats Needed in Coulsdon?

16 one and two bedroom flats are being proposed for the Network Rail car park at Station Approach Rd in Coulsdon. The Planning Committee will consider the issues at its meeting on Wednesday 3 September. The issues are: principle of … Continue reading

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