Monthly Archives: March 2015

Croydon Events & News at 30 March

Save Visitor Centre Petition The epetition I have organised to the Council to help save the Croydon Visitor Centre from closure on 1 May is still open for signing at https://secure.croydon.gov.uk/petition/entity/CmK4SjEYOqEKAIjjgZAFv0h?searchreq=10&searchfor=Visitor%20Centre&showonly=1,%202&orderby=1. Thanks to all those who have signed so far. … Continue reading

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Croydon’s landlord licensing scheme to go ahead

Croydon Council’s Borough wide landlord licensing scheme will go ahead despite the Government changing the rules that come into force on 1 April. The legal advice to the Scrutiny Committee meeting on Thursday 26 March was that the decision taken … Continue reading

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Croydon Communities Consortium 7 April

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De-clutter day 2 May at Surrey St Market

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The Struggle for democracy; commemorating Free-born John Lilburne and the Levellers

From National Theatre website This year is the 400th Anniversary of the birth of ‘Free-born’ John Lilburne, campaigner for democracy in the English Revolution, and one of the leaders of the Leveller movement. From 15 April. Light Shining in Buckinghamshire … Continue reading

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South Norwood residents campaign to save former Ship pub

Yet another valued and historic former pub building is under threat. This time it’s The Ship at 55 High St in South Norwood. Local people have started a campaign to persuade Croydon Council to reject the planning application to turn … Continue reading

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Black History News & Notes at 23 March

Black Cultural Archives: see http://bcaheritage.org.uk Thursday 16 April.  The Moors of England Play – pre-screening and panel discussion Talawa theatre. Visit https://twitter.com/moors2014 Saturday 25 April. 9.30am-4.30pm. History Matters Conference Conference to discuss why there are so few history students and teachers of … Continue reading

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