Monthly Archives: February 2018

Programme for Croydon Festival for Peace begins to take shape

  What Does Peace Mean To You? The organisers are  inviting you and your group to be involved in a multi-cultural, cross-arts, celebration of Peace in Croydon.  As the world remembers the centenary of the end of WWI, we can … Continue reading

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Increasing physical activity in schools

Charlotte Davies of Croydon based Fit 2 Learn will be running a workshop on 7 March at the Croydon & Sutton Sports Partnerships Conference. Fit 2 Learn   promotes and works with families and children to improve motor skills and co-ordination … Continue reading

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The end of the voluntary sector’s infrastructure? Are intermediary bodies doomed? Does it matter?

Saturday 16 June. 10am-4pm. The end of the voluntary sector’s infrastructure? Are intermediary bodies doomed? Does it matter? Voluntary Action History Society  Study Day Call for Papers Many organisations that promoted and supported important segments of the voluntary sector have … Continue reading

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Walter Rodney’s Student Years 10 March

 

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History events and news at 26 February

Thursday 1 March.5.15pm. ‘London, Locke, and 1690s Provisions for the Poor in Context: Beggars, Sailors, Spinners and Slaves; Workhouses, Wars, Coins and Companies; England, Ireland, Scotland and the Caribbean’ Talk by John Marshall (John Hopkins Uni) IHR, Senate House, Malet … Continue reading

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The end of the voluntary sector’s infrastructure? Are intermediary bodies doomed? Does it matter?

Saturday 16 June. 10am-4pm. Voluntary Action History Society Study Day Call for Papers Many organisations that promoted and supported important segments of the voluntary sector have been decimated in recent years. The London Voluntary Service Council has come to an … Continue reading

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March Against Racism 17 March

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BLACK BREXIT: WHAT DOES BREXIT MEAN FOR BRITAIN’S BLACK COMMUNITY? 15 March

Thursday 15 March 2018, 8am-2pm. Central London location.  Brexit – the UK’s exit from the EU – will lead to the most significant economic and political shake up of the UK in 50 years. Much has been written about what it … Continue reading

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Residents’ views sought to help shape the future of Croydon libraries

Croydon residents are being asked to share their views on the types of improvements they’d like to see at the borough’s libraries. Following the collapse of Carillion in January, the Council brought Croydon libraries back in-house, securing the long-term future … Continue reading

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Who Controls Croydon (2) – Parks, Planning & Development, the Local Plan and Small Businesses

WHO CONTROLS CROYDON? (2) contains mainly my  contributions to debate on Croydon Citizen last year on   PARKS & GREEN SPACES, PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT, THE LOCAL PLAN & SMALL BUSINESSES How robust is the Council’s evidence base for parks policy? Croydon … Continue reading

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