Monthly Archives: September 2015

Petition Calls for Community Tickets for Develop Croydon Conference

A petition has been launched by Susan Oliver calling on Develop Croydon Forum to make cheap tickets available to community and voluntary groups for its Conference on 18 November. Susan was one of the few Croydon residents to give evidence at … Continue reading

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The Enduring Inspiration of Songs of Struggle

The Enduring Inspiration of Songs of Struggle A presentation by Bethany Elen Coyle This talk takes place at the AGM of the North East Labour History Society Tuesday  22 September Lecture Theatre of the Mining Institute (next to Lit & … Continue reading

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Government Approves Whitgift Centre CPO

To the delight of Croydon Council’s leadership the Tory Secretary for State for Local Communities and Government has confirmed the CPO for the Whitgift Centre redevelopment. Detailed coverage of the decision can be seen at: http://news.croydon.gov.uk/council-welcomes-cpo-as-historic-moment-for-croydon-residents http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/BREAKING-systems-Westfield-Hammerson-development/story-27808967-detail/story.html http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/local/croydonnews/13754200.Westfield_and_Hammerson_s___1bn_redevelopment_of_Whitgift_Centre_clears_final_hurdle_by_winning_Government_approval http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/local/13754200.Whitgift_Centre_purchase_to_pave_way_for_Westfield_Hammerson_given_the_all_clear_by_Government http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/property/westfield-and-lend-lease-chase-british-projects/story-fnko7zi0-1227532252879Continue reading

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Croydon Events & News at 18 September

Tuesday 22 September. 6pm. Future Tech City meeting. From youth to adult education, apprenticeship programmes to full-time jobs, Croydon Tech City wants to make sure every Croydon resident has the opportunity to participate in the tech economy of the (near) … Continue reading

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Raphael Samuel History Centre’s MA in Heritage Studies scholarships available for October entry

URGENT: MA Heritage Studies – scholarships available for October 2015 entry Scholarships covering 50 per cent of MA course fees are available for the Raphael Samuel History Centre’s MA in Heritage Studies. The course can be taken full or part-time … Continue reading

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Europe’s Black History Conference 26 September

Europe’s Black History. One Day Conference  Hosted by Narrative Eye and Black History Walks Q & A’s after  each presentation plus panel discussions and action planning 9.50am   Conference opening- Marchu Girma – Narrative Eye 10.00   The African presence … Continue reading

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Sugar, Saris and Green Bananas – Radio 4 18 & 25 September

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