Monthly Archives: July 2017

Generation Rent highlights unsafe and insecure private rented housing

As the political establishment comes to terms with the Grenfell Tower tragedy, and the survivors fight to be rehoused, new statistics lay bare the scale of the country’s dangerous housing’ says the campaign group Generation Rent. The English Housing Survey … Continue reading

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Croydon News at 22 July

  Summer Reading Challenge in the Libraries http://www.croydonlibraries.com/library-services/for-children-young-people/summer-reading-challenge Cladding Issues following Grenfell Tower disaster Zach Baker discusses the implications for Croydon https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/croydon-fire-safety 4 local private tower blocks fail cladding test http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/cladding-on-four-tower-blocks-in-croydon-has-failed-fire-safety-tests-following-the-grenfell-tragedy/story-30448774-detail/story.html And the problem is not just re-insulation cladding The … Continue reading

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Saturday 22 July: BWTUC John Burns Walk and BBQ

Following a fantastic local result in the general election with both Marsha De Cordova and Rosena Allin-Khan elected as Labour MPs in Battersea and Tooting respectively, BWTUC are hosting a John Burns History Walk followed by a Summer BBQ Celebration … Continue reading

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The Complete Freedom of Truth documentary 24 July at David Lean

Shaniqua Benjamin and another Croydon young person invite you to a screening of the TCFT 2017 documentary at David Lean Cinema, which will be followed by a Q&A session with us and other TCFT participants. This is an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Histories of Protest, Unrest and Insurrection Conference 31 August – 1 September

 REMOBILISING MILITANT PASTS: HISTORIES OF PROTEST, UNREST AND INSURRECTION IN POLITICS AND CULTURE King’s College London 31 August – 1 September 2017  THURSDAY, 31 AUGUST Time Programme 9:30 – 10:00            Registration 10:00 – 12:00 Radical Histories in Fictional Texts … Continue reading

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History events & news at 18 July

Wednesday 19 July.  2pm. Sound System: the Political Power of Music Talk by Dave Randall about his new book Sound System about what makes music so powerful. It provides  examples of music as a force of social change as well as something … Continue reading

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Croydon Events & News at 17 July

Saturday  22 July. 12-4pm.  Park Hill master planning consultation event At the shelter near the walled garden. The engagement materials will also be available on line here from after 22 July and comments can be made until mid-September. Sunday 30 July. … Continue reading

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