Monthly Archives: December 2015

Croydon Events & News at 23 December

Events Tuesday 29 December. 2pm. Dr Zhivago Wednesday 30 December. Suffragette These two films are being shown by the Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign. See http://davidleancroydon.ticketsource.co.uk Mondays 11 January-11 February; 22 February- 21 March. 7-8.30pm. Croydon Community Choir Croydon … Continue reading

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History Events & News at 20 December

  History Events & News at 20 December To Easter. To End All Wars Exhibition at WCML The Library’s new exhibition To End All Wars marks the centenary of the introduction of conscription in early 1916.  The north-west had a vigorous … Continue reading

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Croydon Libraries face cutbacks

Funding for Croydon libraries is due to be reduced from 1 April. In the Council’s draft budget that went to the Scrutiny Committee on 15 December, the libraries face a £217,000 (4.9 per cent) cut next year. Council Leader Tony … Continue reading

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Council faces making £29 million cuts in next three years

The Council’s draft budget, outlines savings of £28.95 million by 2018/2019, the vast majority of which will be made over the next two years: £15.75m in the next financial year, £12.24m the year after and a further £0.96 million in … Continue reading

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Croydon News at 20 December

Croydon as economic powerhouse Croydon ‘s economy is going well mainly due to the private developers activities. You can read the Council’s response to what it regards as good news at http://news.croydon.gov.uk/croydon-confirmed-as-southern-economic-powerhouse The question though is who is benefitting: the … Continue reading

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Can Fairfield Halls be Phoenix Rising after closure?

2,544 people have so far sign the petition to not to close Fairfield Halls during its refurbishment. https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/save-our-fairfield-halls-1 A major concern about the Council’s proposed closure of the Fairfield Halls in the summer is that when it reopens will it … Continue reading

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Croydon to spend £20m on Fiveways to get cars into new Whitgift Centre

£20m capital expenditure will be spent to help Transport for London implement changes at Fiveways in order to ease traffic flow to the new Whitgift Centre when it opens, if Croydon Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 14 December approves continued … Continue reading

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