Local Election Debates
Monday 16 April. 8pm. Pollard v Pelling
Tory Leader Tom Pollard will propose the motion “It’s time for Croydon to come back to the Conservatives” at the Purley & Coulsdon Debating Society. Former Tory MP and Councillor, Labour Councillor Andrew Pelling will oppose. Speakers from the floor are encouraged. Tea and biscuits.
Old Coulsdon Centre, Coulsdon Road Grange Park, Old Coulsdon CR5 1EH.
Entry is free.
Thursday 19 April. Doors open 6.30 for 7pm. South Croydon Community Association Question Time Croydon Council Elections
St Peter’s Church, Heathfield Road, CR0 1EZ
Tim Pollard (Conservative), Richard Howard (Liberal Democrats), Peter Underwood (Green) and Tony Newman (Labour)
To register attendance and submit a question go
The Council managed Libraries newsletter of events in April is accessible here:
Bernard Winchester’s comprehensive diary of event sin Croydon, surrounding Boroughs and in Central London is accessible here:
David Lean film shows – see below.
Croydon Festival of Peace 16-23 June
16-23 June Festival of Peace programme is now on the web at
The talks by Dan Frost and I on campaigning for peace in Croydon can be seen at
Matthews Yard and affordable housing
Retirement village planned for Purley
Revised train timetable
Charlie King of East Surrey Transport Committee discusses the pros and cons of Govia’s new rail timetable through Croydon.
New workspace building opens
Workspace provider Regus is opening a new centre for start-ups and blue chips in Croydon, on Monday 16 April at Interchange House, on Station Rd. 300 workstations including 74 private offices, two meeting rooms, virtual office services, community areas and café in the reception offer excellent networking opportunities. It run the the Lansdowne Building since 1999.