Monthly Archives: January 2015

What is the value of Croydon Libraries to you?

It is National Libraries Day on Saturday, 7 February. The Save of Libraries Campaign says that there is only one event listed in the event listing available in Croydon libraries. ‘It would be great to produce a post with thoughts … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Voluntary Sector Alliance 19 February

Croydon’s Voluntary Sector Alliance (CVSA) Thursday 19 February. 9.30am (refreshments) 10am-12.30pm CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, CR0 2TB  Keynote Speaker: Rt Revd Jonathan Clark, Bishop of Croydon, Chair of Croydon Opportunity & Fairness Commission  PROGRAMME  Time Session 9.30-10.00 Registration and … Continue reading

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Early Bird Booking for Black British History event Liverpool 19 February

The next “What’s Happening in Black British History?” event will soon be upon us, so now’s the time to buy your seat for what looks to be an ever bigger, better, and more fruitful event than WHBBH1! What’s Happening in … Continue reading

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Vanished City – London’s Lost Neighbourhoods by Tom Bolton

‘London is in a state of constant transformation, layer upon layer built up over centuries of destruction and reconstruction. There is so much change all around us that we scarcely notice it, but among the areas now vanished and forgotten … Continue reading

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Is Lambeth Archives under threat?

Lambeth Council is proposing to sell the Minet Library building where Lambeth Archives is housed. The consultation statement issued by the Council does not mention what the future of the Archives will be. This issue is not just one of … Continue reading

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Grant awarded to study history of CPAG 1965-2015

Professor Pat Thane of the Institute of Contemporary British History has been awarded an AHRC grant to write a history of the first fifty years of the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG), 1965-2015. CPAG was founded in 1965 to alert politicians … Continue reading

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The Bishop Auckland Episode 1926 Talk 3 February

NORTH EAST LABOUR HISTORY SOCIETY FIRST TUESDAY MEETING,  3 FEBRUARY BRIDGE HOTEL  7 pm DON WATSON will speak on THE BISHOP AUCKLAND EPISODE In 1926 a scheme was devised to transfer unemployed miners from Bishop to a colliery in Derbyshire. Hailed … Continue reading

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