Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Life to Come Opera 28 September to 29 October

‘When Louis Mander and Stephen Fry set about creating this opera, Louis found himself “fired up with passionate musical ideas; arching melodies, rich harmonies and orchestral colours which arose from the highly exotic and erotic subject matter of E.M. Forster’s immaculately beautiful short … Continue reading

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Selhurst Station Mural Day 9 September

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How will Croydon react to Sadiq Khan’s new planning guidance on developers and affordable housing?

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has issued new planning guidance on affordable housing calling on every Council in London to make developers publically publish their plans for affordable housing. Campaign group 38 Degrees says that ‘Greedy developers …. Croydon can shirk … Continue reading

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Croydon News at 17 August

Turf Project Events http://turf-projects.com/about-turf  Saturday 30 September. Mela in Wandle Park? Remarkable Productions Company, has applied for a licence to hold a one-day event to celebrate the Croydon International Mela. It proposes a fairground, stages complete with pyrotechnics, food and drinks … Continue reading

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History events and news at 16 August

  Sunday  27 August. 10am. Sites of historic prisons- a walking tour The Wandsworth Prison Museum is hosting a walking tour of historic prison sites. The tour includes, the Surrey County Gaol, (Horsemonger Lane) where Charles Dickens witnessed public executions … Continue reading

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Discover the source of the Wandle exhibition

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Croydon Planning Committee, and planning/housing news at 11 August

17 August Planning Committee papers illustrate inconsistencies in application of planning rules Watch out for the behind the scenes operation of the party whipping system, in contravention of the semi-judicial nature of the Planning Committee and its Sub-committee when they … Continue reading

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