Monthly Archives: May 2015

Black History events and news at 29 May

Monday 1 June. 6.30-8.30pm. What Is British Black Music? A 2 Millennia History Free at Harrow Mencap, 1st floor (ring middle buzzer), 3 Jardine House, Harrovian Business Village, Bessborough Road, London, HA1 3EX. To register go to Harrow On The … Continue reading

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History Events: July onwards

Wednesday 8 July. 2pm. The 1945 welfare reforms Speaker Pat Thane (Research Professor in Contemporary British History, Institute of Contemporary British History, King’s College, London). Working Class Movement Library, Salford. Wednesday 22 July 2pm. A History of 1945: beyond Ken … Continue reading

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History Events – June

To 25 September. Wednesdays to Fridays 1-5pm and the first Saturday of the month 10am-4pm. Spirit of ’45: from warfare to welfare Exhibition Following the end of the Second World War the people of Britain elected a Labour government. It … Continue reading

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Croydon Events & News at 29 May

Post Election Debate; Town Centre News & Comment; Council starts consultation on 20mph zones; Miscellaneous News; Croydon Housing News & Comment; Croydon’s Future Debate; Third of Londoners cannot afford basic costs, charity warns; Croydon’s Property Developers; Croydon History  EVENTS Monday … Continue reading

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Norbury Jumble Trail 20 June

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Help fund William Cuffay memorial in Australia

Simon Cocker, convenor of an informal Comrades of Cuffay group in Australia, is making good progress towards erecting a permanent memorial close to the grave of the well-known London Chartist leader. Of West Indian slave heritage, Cuffay was transported to … Continue reading

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Improving the Environment of Thornton High St

Shortly after I went to Canada for two weeks Croydon Citizen published my reflections on the 28 March meeting run by the Council on improvements along Thornton Heath High St: http://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/better-place-croydons-new-place-directorate-looks-thornton-heath-high-street The Council has now circulated the presentation at the meeting … Continue reading

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