Monthly Archives: February 2017

History Events and News at 26 February

Tuesday 7 March. 7pm. Land of Oak and Iron Project in North Durham and West Tyneside Kath Marshall-Ivens, Project Community Engagement Officer North East Labour History Society. Old George Pub, Old George Yard, Bigg Market, Newcastle NE1. Tuesday 7 March. … Continue reading

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Women in coal mining 11 March

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Making connections in West London 25 March

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Black Liberation History in the Age of Trump

Frederick Douglass ‘President Trump recently described Frederick Douglass as “an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more, I notice.” The president’s muddled tense – it came out sounding as if the 19th-century … Continue reading

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Why the Tories voted against College Green/Fairfield Halls development

The Tory members of the Planning Committee on Thursday are to be congratulated for voting against the  College Green/Fairfield Halls development planning application. This is the text of what Helen Pollard, Councillor for Fairfield Ward and Shadow Cabinet Member for … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Continuing Crisis

That is the title of the small pamphlet I published about background economic and social facts about Croydon. Aspects of the crisis continue. The rise in homelessness The large rise in homelessness in the Borough emphases one aspect of the … Continue reading

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Croydon Events & News at 25 February

Monday 27 February 6.30pm. Croydon Council Access to agenda via https://secure.croydon.gov.uk/akscroydon/users/public/admin/kabmenu.pl At last there is a full set of minutes relating to Question Time – see cou20170227_02_01_minutes-1 Tuesday 28 February 6.30pm. Streets, Environment and Homes Scrutiny Sub-Committee  Questioning of Cabinet … Continue reading

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