Croydon General News at 30 June

Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention 1973 Fairfield Halls concert on new collection

Sarah Jones writes about ousting Gavin Barwell

Five Guys take over the closed Yates Pub in High St

The Problems of running community events

The Association of British Commuters  takes Government to Court over Southern

Croydon’s Good News

  • College Rd to be play street for a day

  • Good quality art work

Is something brewing for trouble this summer?

Three  sets of incidents in parks may be indicators of trouble brewing during the long summer holiday break.

Spate of fires?

The Other Croydon

  • Food Hygiene

  • Crime

  • Guns and violence

  • Fraud

  • Fly-tipping




About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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