Keep Purley Pool Open Petition Update

David Lewis, the petition organiser writes:

We now have 408 signatures and it is still going up, it went up 5 in the last hour! Looking at the list we have, of course a vast majority of local people signing, but we also have people from around the world, including France, Wales, Australia and Africa! The overwhelming theme coming back is that people really need the pool, to get healthy or to stay healthy and that the very people who need it most will be penalised as they are the least able to get two busses to waddon and then cross a busy and complex crossing over the A23. Many say they will just have to give up exercise.

Please keep up the pressure by asking other people to sign. Spread the word to anybody you haven’t already asked and put it on social media too. Every time somebody signs the council hear about it so every voice is heard.

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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One Response to Keep Purley Pool Open Petition Update

  1. CCC says:

    Reblogged this on CCC and commented:
    A local resident has started a petition to save Purley Pool from closure.

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