Monthly Archives: April 2018

Croydon news at 30 April

Bernard Winchester’s Events Diary May  Diary May 2018 Judicial Review starts over Brick by Brick https://insidecroydon.com/2018/04/28/labour-leaders-cited-in-legal-challenge-over-brick-by-brick-bias Box Park Discussion Part 2 https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/boxparks-boss-right-croydon-town-centre-part-two New Southern/Thameslink timetables https://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/news/croydon-news/croydon-set-significant-uplift-services-1501309 Coulsdon South Station to be improved https://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/news/croydon-news/coulsdon-south-station-getting-lifts-1500927 Yet another debating forum suggested https://thecroydoncitizen.com/culture/croydon-conversations-wants-help-make-croydon-home-thinkers-intellectuals Brexit … Continue reading

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Croydon local election debate up-date

Labour & Housing https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/croydon-needs-housing-for-the-many-not-the-few The health importance of green environments Whichever Party wins the election it will have the serious challenge of ensuring green environments spaces. New evidence highlights the mental health benefits. https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/design/mental-health-green-neighbourhoods-link-depression-anxiety-stress-uk-cities-a8289076.html (Thanks to Josi Kiss for drawing … Continue reading

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Black Tudors discount offer at Black British History Workshop 10 May

Author Miranda Kaufmann will be  signing  copies of her book Black Tudors at the Workshop. The book will be on sale on my bookstall at the discount price of £15. if you are attending the Workshop please send your advance … Continue reading

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Croydon history society events

Croydon Airport Visitor Centre Open days Sunday 6 May and every first Sunday of the month, 11am–4pm Airport House, Purley Way, Buses 119, 289 http://www.croydonairport.org.uk Shirley Windmill Open Days Sunday 13 May. Noon-5pm In conjunction with National Mills Day Sundays … Continue reading

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Summerstown182 Tooting First World War project events May to November

Saturday 12 May. 12.30-4.30pm. Merton Heritage Discovery Day includes talk about Sadie Crawford Talk about the jazz pioneer from Fountain Road by her great-nephew Stephen Willis Morden Library, Merton Civic Centre Summerstown182 will also have a stand there, Sunday 13 … Continue reading

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History events and news at 22 April

Published by Verso this month this important book is by John Boughton who runs the Municipal Dreams blog: https://municipaldreams.wordpress.com Friday 27 April – Thursday 27 September. The power of unity: 150 years of the TUC Exhibition at Working Class Movement … Continue reading

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Making use of Oral Labour History 2 June

Making use of Oral Labour History Britain at Work (B@W) 1945-95 in association with British Universities’ Industrial Relations (BUIRA) IR History Group and Oral History Society (OHS) Saturday 2 June 2018, 11am – 4.45pm University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, … Continue reading

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