Monthly Archives: April 2016

Council Messes Up Podcast of Save Our Fairfield Petition Speech

Croydon Council has got itself in a right pickle over its podcast of the Council meeting held on Monday 18 April at which Andy Hylton presented the Save Our Fairfield campaign  11,000+ signature petition for a phased refurbishment of Fairfield … Continue reading

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History Events & News at 18 April

Friday 29 April. 8pm. ‘Blueprint for Living’ – The Story of the Fitzhugh Estate, Wandsworth Talk by Sharon O’Neill, a social documentary  photographer concentrating primarily on people and places that from the outside seem unexceptional, and by the very nature of their … Continue reading

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Croydon Events & News at 18 April

Croydonisation – Glass Brutalism 2016 Back in the 1960s Croydonisation meant concrete Brutalism.  Now its  Glass Brutalism. Jamie Reid’s picture from the Situationist-influenced Suburban Press from the early 1970s is of Croydon with the headline ‘Lo! a monster is born… Croydon … Continue reading

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Hate Crime Seminar 20 April

Organised by Croydon’s Safer Neighbourhood Board and Faiths Together in Croydon, and funded by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime. The event will cover: – action being taken by the police and the Safer Croydon Partnership on hate crime … Continue reading

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Are Utility Smart Meters A Health Hazard?

As Croydon Council rejects a new mobile phone mast in Norbury on planning grounds, concern grows as to the great increase in such masts and the potential health hazards of the radiation they emit. There could be a considerable increase … Continue reading

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Nigel Kennedy Backs Fairfield Halls Campaign Petition

Nigel Kennedy urges everyone to sign the Save our Fairfield Campaign petition which is now also available in print format to enable last minute collection of signatures, especially by those no on the web.It is attached in two formats here: Word petition … Continue reading

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Tories Housing Bill in Trouble in House of Lords

Stop privatisation; improve existing and build a new generation of first class council housing Housing Bill – join growing opposition  Housing Bill – join growing opposition The Housing Bill is in trouble, with local government leaders calling for defeats see … Continue reading

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