1 March. 11am. History of Norbury
Talk by David Clark. Norbury Library, London Rd.
3 March. 9.30 for 10am. Council’s Community Fund Draft Framework
Meeting organised by Croydon Voluntary Action on the Councils’ Community Fund consultation. CVA, 82 London Rd. See below.
4 March. Close of the Council’s Community Fund Draft Framework Consultation.
5 & 6 March. Croydon Ukulele Festival
Barwell and Reed Spat on Twitter
Council’s Community Fund Draft Framework Consultation
The Council poses four main questions:
- What are the highest priority areas where the VCS can make a real difference in achieving the strategic priority?
- How should the programme be focused, eg grass roots organisations developed through ABCD schemes, established service providers working in partnership with smaller ‘niche’ providers?
- The programme is being designed to encourage transformational change. How could it be different from more traditional funding programmes?
- The programme will be outcomes focused. What should the Council do to support groups which are not familiar with this approach to funding?
The consultation document can be downloaded at https://www.croydon.gov.uk/sites/default/files/articles/downloads/Community%20Fund%20draft%20framework.pdf
Croydon Heritage Festival Website
The website for this year’s Heritage Festival is now live at
As well as information about this year’s Festival and how people and organisations can take part the site contains:
- Old Palace pupils star in short 2015 Festival film
- The Londonist walks the streets of Croydon 2015 podcast
- notes on a tranquil tour of the Croydon Mosque & Islamic Centre
Conductor Supports Fairfield Protest
Women employed by Croydon Council are paid almost 10 per cent less than men.