Monthly Archives: November 2015

Friends of  Tate South Lambeth Library Deride Latest Consultation A Sham

The following statement has been issued by the Friends of Tate South Lambeth (TSL) Library who are ‘furious to find a sham ‘consultation’ launched’ on 24 November ‘that makes it almost impossible for residents to say what they really want … Continue reading

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Croydon Friends of the Earth Beanfast 14 December

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Notroious Norbury Winter Market & Fair 29 November

I will be running a stall selling second hand books and my publishing imprints publications. Ideal for inexpensive presents. Non book items will also be on sale.  

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Croydon Local Plan Presentation to Streets and Environment Scrutiny Sub-Committee – 24 November

These are the main slides in the officers presentation on the Local Plan to the Streets and Environment Scrutiny Sub-Committee meeting on 24 November  Croydon Local Plan: Strategic Policies Current Position Adopted in April 2013 20,200 homes 2011 – 2031 … Continue reading

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Croydon General News at 23 November

What is the record of Academy Schools? http://insidecroydon.com/2015/11/22/gcse-results-show-academies-struggling-to-make-the-grades http://insidecroydon.com/2015/11/16/harris-determined-to-build-primary-beside-polluted-a23 South Norwood Tourist Board humorous rocket http://southnorwoodtouristboard.com North Croydon the Heartbeat of our Community This is a blog posting in praise of the vibrancy of life in North Croydon. http://www.hark1karan.com/retrospective-croydons-biggest-ever-art-launch-living-free-art-collective/#sthash.Nr5UUeqs.dpbs Croydon … Continue reading

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Croydon Development, Economy & Housing News at 23 November

Scrutiny fails to adequately query Croydon’s developer ambitions http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/BREAKING-VIEWS-Lack-scrutiny-Fairfield-Halls/story-28168884-detail/story.html Young people  question Councillors and Officers about housing http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/Students-chance-hold-Croydon-Council-account/story-28217585-detail/story.html http://www.croydon.ac.uk/about-us/news/detail/2015/11/18/croydon-college-students-challenge-councillors-on-the-housing-issues-for-young-people Video can be seen at http://www.croydon.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/199150 Council’s Housing Balance Sheet Discussion by Sean Creighton at http://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/assessing-croydon-councils-balance-sheet-new-housing Private Rents escalate upwards http://insidecroydon.com/2015/11/20/2000-per-month-two-bed-rent-in-london-within-four-yearsContinue reading

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Croydon’s Growing Cuts Crisis

There is growing despair in the wider labour movement that Croydon Council’s leadership is not seeking to develop wide support to ensure that the damage that will be done by the next round of cuts from April are understood publicly … Continue reading

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