Monthly Archives: June 2016

Mapping Museums Project Seeks Research Assistant

A full time research assistant (1.0 FTE) is required to contribute to Birkbeck College ‘Mapping Museums: The history and geography of the UK independent sector 1960-2020’. This interdisciplinary project will map and analyse the emergence, character, and development of the … Continue reading

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Spanish Civil War commemoration 7 July

July 1936: plane flew from Croydon to pick up General Franco on the Canaries and fly him to Morocco from where he launched his revolt against the elected Spanish Republican Government. Croydon International Brigade Volunteers: John Peet and Cyril Alfred … Continue reading

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Singing Croydon’s Heritage 25 June

Regrettably this event has had to be cancelled – 22 June    

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Croydon News 17 June

The Implications of the Remaking of the  Fairfield Halls Croydon College area Ian Marvin wonders if all eyes are on Fairfield when they should be on the wider implications of the development. Andy Hylton adds a timely comment on about … Continue reading

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Station Ticket Offices Will Close

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has announced that it will be going ahead with its plans to close ticket offices on many stations with the support of the passenger watchdogs Transport Focus and London Travelwatch http://www.thameslinkrailway.com/about-us/news/gtr-improves-station-modernisation-plans-after-consultation Martin Abrams, the organiser of … Continue reading

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Landlords Continue To Attack Council Licence Scheme

In the latest attempt to try to undermine the Council’s private landlord licence scheme, it is being alleged that the scheme is unlawful because it is flawed. See http://www.property118.com/flaws-exposed-croydon-landlord-licensing/87317 I asked outgoing Chief Executive Nathan Elvery for a comment. The … Continue reading

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Croydon Events to 30 June

Saturday 18 June. 10am-5.30pm. Croydon Heritage Open Day with Stalls The Croydon Heritage Festival starts this Saturday with an Open Day on Allders end of North End, including stalls by local societies. I will be running a bookstall and items … Continue reading

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