Monthly Archives: July 2017

Croydon news at 30 July

Council Parks News 10 Green Flags awarded http://news.croydon.gov.uk/croydon-raises-ten-green-flags-mark-quality-green-spaces Last two master planning events Norbury Park 19 August – noon-4pm – in the centre of the park. https://norburywatchblog.wordpress.com/2017/07/29/norbury-park-vision-event-19-august Happy Valley 16 September  – noon-4pm – at the Fox Pub car park and outside … Continue reading

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Stop moaning and re-negotiate Whitgift tower blocks

Council should re-negotiate Whitgift tower blocks Instead of moaning about the fact that the revised planning application for the new Whitgift shopping centre has not yet been approved, Council Leader Tony Newman should be negotiating for the proposed tower blocks … Continue reading

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History events in North East September – November

  North East Labour History Society First Tuesday talks They start at 7pm at Old George Inn, Bigg Market, Newcastle 5 September. Eric Wade ‘The Big Hewer’ 3 October. Dave Harker ‘Joe Wilson, the Gallowgate Lad’  7 November.  Doug Miller ‘ITG … Continue reading

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Black Classical music for a summer’s evening – 29 July

Black British Classical  Foundation presents an evening of operatic areas, spirituals and songs 29 July. 7.30pm Holy Innocents Church, Selhurst Rd, SE25 6XX http://www.bbcf.uk The Foundation is based in Croydon at  31a South Norwood Hill , SE25 6B

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Crisis looms for SW London hospital services

On Wednesday 27 September the Croydon Assembly will hold a special briefing meeting on the potential adverse impact on Croydon of plans across South West London to close one or two of the area’s five acute hospitals. Croydon University  is … Continue reading

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‘Romantics – thou shouldst be living at this hour’

Saturday 5 August, 2– 5pm An afternoon of talks by John Strachan, Jonatan González, Jonathan Quayle and Yasmin Solomonescu Wordsworth among the Fascists ‘Most serious-minded people are now Wordsworthians’ declared Aldous Huxley in 1929. This talk shows how Wordsworth fell … Continue reading

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Enjoying and improving the Great North Wood

Saturday 12 August. Noon-4pm A walk of 6 green miles through the remnants of the Great North Wood. The Great North Wood was an ancient forest area covering Norbury from London Rd up through Gyspy Hill and Peckham towards the … Continue reading

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