Monthly Archives: September 2014

Croydon Cultural Workshop: 8 July 2014 – Analysis and Proposed Next Steps

At last Croydon Council officers have finalised their report on the 8 July culture seminar. Here is what they have circulated. For my initial report on the event see: https://seancreighton1947.wordpress.com/2014/07/09/lively-debate-at-croydon-culture-seminar-on-8-july For my assessment see: http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/the-limitations-of-croydons-culture.html sean.creighton1947@btinternet.com Background On 8th July … Continue reading

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National Union of Teachers Manifesto

Originally posted on Education, Economy and Society:
     Download                      Stand up for Education      More information        https://www.teachers.org.uk/manifesto

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Mystery of Tory Councillor’s Resignation Over Southfields Library

The resignation of Wandsworth Tory Councillor Malcolm Grimston is a mystery. His public reason is his fear that the Tory administration plans to close Southfields Library. “I would like all work on this idea stopped straight away – you don’t … Continue reading

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Metropolitan London Elections 1700-1832 Seminar 29 October

On 29 October 2014, Prof. Penelope Corfield (Royal Holloway, London & Newcastle University) and Dr Edmund Green (Newcastle University) are talking to a joint meeting of London University’s Long Eighteenth-Century and Metropolitan History Seminars. Their presentation on ‘Metropolitan London Elections 1700-1832: Proto-Democracy … Continue reading

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New Croydon Housing Planning Applications

 3 Church Rd Jones Lang LaSalle Ltd (JLL)  proposes to convert 3 Church Rd from offices to 28 1 bed studio flats. No plans are loaded onto the site. Newlands House, 56 Leslie Grove and 1&2 Leslie Grove Place JLL … Continue reading

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Croydon Council Planning Rules Make Mockery of Consultation

Under delegated authority on 22 September the Planning Mangers of Croydon Council approved the planning application by Paddy Power  to alter the interiors of its existing shop in the Norbury stretch of London Rd and link it with the empty … Continue reading

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Race and British Policy Debate 10 October

The Policy Institute at King’s College London presents Race and British Policy A Black History Month event Friday 10 October 2014, 2.00-4.30pm The River Room, King’s College London, Strand Building, Strand London WC2R 2LS Agenda 1.45 Registration & refreshments 2.00 Welcome from event … Continue reading

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Mary Seacole: International Nurse & Entrepreneur – Talk 20 October

Join Professor Elizabeth Anionwu, PhD, CBE, FRCN, Emeritus Professor of Nursing at the University of West London for her Nightingale Lecture in celebration of Black History Month, to celebrate the life, work and influences of Mary Seacole:  ‘Mary Seacole: International Nurse … Continue reading

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Croydon Tech City To Become More Community Focussed

From youth to adult education, apprenticeship programmes to full-time jobs, Croydon Tech City announces that it wants to make sure every Croydon resident has the opportunity to participate in the tech economy of the (near) future. Nigel Dias ,one of … Continue reading

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The Plebs League in the North East of England 1908/1926

Left for the Rising Sun, Right for Swan Hunter: The Plebs League in the North East of England 1908/1926 Rob Turnbull’s book on the Plebs League will be launched at the Working Class Movement Library in Salford on Wednesday 29 … Continue reading

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