Monthly Archives: January 2016

Croydon Events & News at 30 January

Monday 8 February. 6.30pm. Council Ethics Committee The Committee will consider in closed session whether any Councillors have been granted dispensation in respect of declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest. It will also consider a report on the High Court decision … Continue reading

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What’s On at Ruskin House?

Ruskin House, the Georgian building owned by Croydon’s trade union and labour movement, is a meeting place for local movement meetings including the Croydon TUC, and the Croydon Assembly. It rents  offices to the Labour Party and the national Communist … Continue reading

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Are Croydon Tories Anti-Street Art?

Tory Councillors are giving the impression that they are opposed to the street art work in the Town Centre masterminded by the RISE gallery. At Monday’s Council meeting Cllr Perry asked Cabinet Member Toni Letts whether she believed that graffiti … Continue reading

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Shirley Oaks Residents Mobilise to Protect Green Spaces

Hundreds of Shirley Oak residents were at the Town Hall last night for the Council meeting protesting at the proposal of the Council in the Local Plan to build homes on Shirley Oaks green spaces.  A petition with 3,600 signatures … Continue reading

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Black History Events & News at 26 January

Friday 26 February. Closing Date for Proposals for 4th What’s Happening in Black British History Workshop   See details under 7 April. Saturday 5 March. Domesticating the Exotic, Exoticising the Domestic: Global Movements of Goods and Practices c.1750-1850 See details … Continue reading

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General History Events & News at 26 January

Friday 12 February. 6pm. Brighton before the Pavilion: people at work in a port, a resort and a sleepy hollow  Talk by Geoffrey Mead. Stanmer Room, Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YD.  All welcome.  No booking necessary. Contact: George … Continue reading

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North East History Events & News at 26 January

Tuesday 2 February. 7.30pm. ‘It Was Fifty Years Ago Today’ Peter Brabban presents a photo essay/slide show.  North East Labour History First Tuesday talk. New Venue: upstairs in the Old George, between High Bridge & Bigg Mkt, Newcastle. Friday 11 … Continue reading

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