Monthly Archives: February 2015

Croydon BID bins ambition

From Croydon BID website The private sector Croydon Business Improvement District is kicking its Visitor Centre at East Croydon Station into the bin just as the need for it becomes greater in promoting Croydon especially with the forthcoming Heritage and … Continue reading

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Lambeth’s Future of Cultural Services consultation meetings

As part of its consultation on the future of cultural services Lambeth Council has organised several meetings in March to give people the opportunity to discuss the proposals, their own ideas or concerns with Council officers and Councillors. Although attendees … Continue reading

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Improving work placements in Croydon – 17 March

17 March. 6.20pm. Launch of Local Action Mini Review “How can Croydon develop a high quality education to employment brokerage and support service for young people and employers  Croydon Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katherine St If you plan to attend … Continue reading

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Barratt Homes says 15% affordable housing uneconomic

The economic viability justifications for the % of affordable housing developers can provide are beginning to look suspicious. Barratt Homes says it will provide 15% for its Station Rd and Polar Walk scheme even though it says it is  uneconomic. … Continue reading

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Croydon Up-date 23 February

Diary Thursday 26 February. 8pm. Croydon Assembly Climate Change/Environment working group meeting It is hoped to convert this group into the Croydon Environmental Forum, a monthly meeting for those involved or interested in environmental issues, to coordinate efforts and share … Continue reading

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Croydon Up-date 18 February

Diary Friday 27 February. Deadline date extended for nominations to be Resident Commissioners on Croydon Opportunity and Fairness Nomination form is at http://www.opportunitycroydon.org/resources Tuesday 3 March. 8-9.30pm. East Croydon Community Organization meeting ARK Oval Primary Academy, 98 Cherry Orchard Road, CR0 … Continue reading

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The Cost of Living Crisis – New Book

End the failed austerity programme. The coalition government of 2010–15 claimed it tackled the abuse of the welfare state and restored employment levels. In reality, this meant appalling hardship for the most vulnerable and cuts in living standards for those … Continue reading

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