Thursday 16 July. 7pm. Croydon Communities Consortium AGM
My plea for an end the destructive toxicity of attacks on individuals involved with the Consortium has been well received.
I have now written on my own blog site a suggested way forward to improve the way it works.
For details of the AGM arrangements see
It helps the organisation of the meeting if you indicate you can come at http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/croydon-communities-consortium-agm-event-2015-tickets-17600427352
Friday 17 July. 7.30pm. Comedy Night for Stop the Incinerator Campaign
The Clubhouse, AFC Croydon Athletic, Mayfield Stadium, off Mayfield Road, Thornton Heath, CR7 6DN. You can buy tickets online at www.RamsArmy.co.uk or www.CroydonComedyFestival.co.uk for only £6.60 in advance which includes a booking fee. Meanwhile as Viridor announces that it will soon start building the incinerator, Sutton’s Lib Dem rebel Councillor Nick Mattey is opening up a new front of opposition, presenting a 500+ signature petition at the Council meeting on 13 July seeking a full public enquiry into the award of the incinerator contract to Viridor, and asking questions about Viridor Landfill Credits and why so much of the £4.3m has gone to causes so far away from the landfill in Beddington (such as the £1m donation to a church in Kingston).
Thursday 23 July. 6-8.30pm. Funding for Broad Green
Croydon Voluntary Action is working with local residents in a specified area of Broad Green on producing a plan for the community, to draw in Big Lottery funding for the area. If you live or work in Broad Green, you can have a say on what the funding should focus on by contacting Paul.firstname.lastname@example.org
CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, CR0 2TB
Monday 27 July. 7.30pm. Croydon Assembly Environment Forum
Meeting at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, CR0 1BD.
I discuss issues relating to taking environmental action in Croydon on a recent posting on Croydon Citizen:
Tuesday 4 August. 7pm. Jeremy Corbyn at Ruskin House
Labour leadership contender will speak at this open meeting organised by Croydon TUC.
17 August. CVA’s Waterside Centre Open Day
See details at http://cvalive.org.uk/calendar/item/20338846