Monthly Archives: May 2016

Croydon Events & News at 22 May

Nick Mattey, former Sutton Lib Dem Councillor has posted this cartoon on Historic Croydon Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/historiccroydon/permalink/609030932586925 Monday 23 May. 7.30pm.  ‘Sell Off’ – The abolition of the NHS. Free film screening Ruskin House, Coombe Road (at junction with Park Lane), … Continue reading

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Croydon Assembly Debates Referendum and Education Crisis 9 and 28 June

Thursday 9 June. 7pm. European Union Referendum Debate  Croydon Assembly and the Croydon TUC are hosting the big debate on the Referendum. Mark Serwotka, General Secretary of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), will argue for a Remain vote … Continue reading

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1930s London. The Modern City

‘This was the modern world: the technology-driven decade in which a future was imagined and built. Law’s gorgeous little book pairs gleaming black and white photos with elegant text that is as alert to the human story – from cottaging … Continue reading

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BAME Community History and Representing Heritage 7 June

BAME Community History and Representing Heritage Tuesday 7 June  10am-4pm Performance Space, New Art Exchange, Nottingham   This free day event aims to bring together Midlands-based Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community groups to share their historical research and to … Continue reading

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One Autumn Day: Surviving Cancer

Croydon based pianist and teacher Fred Scott’s book One Autumn Day: Surviving Cancer  is available on Kindle. “An epic journey full of peaks of elations and troughs of despair” – Stephen Cannon VP Royal College of Surgeons of England “Fred’s writing … Continue reading

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Croydon News at 13 May

Time to Object to Fairfield Halls/College Green Application Andy Hylton of the Save Our Fairfield campaign asks supporters to submit objections to the closure in mid-July as part of the consultation on the planning application. http://publicaccess.croydon.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=makeComment&keyVal=_CROYD_DCAPR_151185 Andy writes: ‘The Halls … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Library Consultation Ends Monday 16 May

Image posted by Katie Rose on Save Upper Norwood Library Campaign Facebook Last time Croydon Council consulted it was just on six libraries says the Save Croydon Libraries Campaign. • The consultation was widely advertised. • Paper copies of the consultation … Continue reading

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Criminal Justice Treasure Trail on Lavender Hill 14/15 May

I have provided Safe Ground with background information to enable it to develop this trail.

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Seminars: Child Development, Learning and Behaviour

How children’ development affects their learning and behaviour And why we need a better plan than yet more testing Fit 2 Learn Seminars Central London 17 June; Croydon 24 June  Programme 09.30 Registration and Welcome 10.00 “Who are the sub-Level 4 … Continue reading

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Chartism Day Saturday 11 June

  Programme 9.00–9.30        Registration. Room CBK 107, Binks Building, University of Chester, Parkgate, Road Campus 9.30–9.45        Introduction (Dr Michael Huggins) 9.45–11.00      Dr Michael Sanders (Manchester) ‘Tilting with the Parsons’: Chartism’s challenge to the Churches, 1840-1842  Victoria Clarke (Leeds) … Continue reading

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