Final date to register to vote: 20 April
If you have neighbours who move din in recent weeks they have until 20 April to register as electors in order to have a vote in the General Election. For details see:
Election Hustings Meetings
In addition to those listed in the 30 March blog there are a further three:
- Thursday 16 April. 7-9pm. Croydon Citizens (the campaign network) – space is limited so please let email@example.com know if you can come to this
- Monday 27 April. 7-9pm. Croydon Advertiser, Matthew’s Yard, Off Surrey Street, Croydon, CR0 1FF
- Saturday 2 May. 7.30-9.30pm. Croydon Citizen (the website), Matthew’s Yard.
- Sunday 5 April. 2pm. Croydon Arts Show. Croydon Radio
Janet Smith will talk with local write & performer Jenny Lockyer will be in the studio to talk about her Magna Carter project commissioned by The Egham Museum and playing some of the songs she has written for it. Local short film maker Adi Jani will talk about his latest work “Rose Garden” and set a competition.
- Sunday 5 April. 7pm. The Public Gallery. Croydon Radio
Tom Black will be exploring the bumpy road towards Westfield Croydon, and discuss the election with the Green Party’s candidate in Croydon Central, Esther Sutton, and UKIP’s candidate Peter Staveley.
- Saturday April 11. 10.30am-12.30pm. Incinerator Campaign Meeting
The Gallery space, Matthews Yard, Surrey St. There is a Court of Appeal hearing on the judicial review on 28 April. The recent Quiz night raised c£600.
- Upper Norwood Library
- Tom Black in Croydon Citizen
- Barwell referred to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
- How the Tories have failed Croydon
Andrew Fisher, author of The Failed Experiment and member of the Croydon TUC Assembly planning group assesses five years of Tory rule at
Westfield and Hammerson News
- Andrew Miller ask ‘What’s the Point?’
- Westfield’s Top Man Backs Tories
Michael Gutman, head of Westfield Corp is among the 100 businessmen whose recent letter in the Daily Telegraph attacked Labour.
- Hammerson’s Empire to develop in Birmingham
Already owner of the Birmingham Bullring Hammerson has now taken over the empty Martineau Galleries site in the City Centre.
- Hammerson to sell land bank in Sheffield
Meanwhile in Sheffield the Council hope sot buy out Hammerson for £55 as part of a new approach to developing the City Centre following the non implementation of a previous scheme.
Croydon Heritage Festival historic buildings opening
- Segregation of tenants at Ruskin Square
‘Affordable’ tenants at Ruskin Square are to get their own entrance separate from the buyers.
- Tom Lickley extols again
‘Regenerating’ the Town Centre
- How to Save Town Centres
Andrew Kennedy recommends the book How to Save Town Centres by Julian Dobson. See review at
- Develop Croydon reports back from MIPIM in Cannes
- Local firm signed up for College Green scheme
The global management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald, which is based in Croydon, has been appointed to work of the College Green scheme.
With 16,000 staff worldwide it is one of the world’s largest employee-owned companies and debt-free, are not bound by the short-term interests of external shareholders. It has Community Awards and Support Programme schemes. It’s Croydon office is based at Mott MacDonald House, 8-10 Sydenham Road, CR0 2EE. It took part in last year’s Heritage Festival.