Croydon events & news 14 July

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Events Diary

Bernard Winchester’s events diary can be read here:

Diary July 2018

Tuesday 17 July (midday). Closing date for Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid  Outreach Services Manager

Salary: £29,000 – £30,900. Hours:  35 hours per week.

How to Apply: Please email francesca.n@bcwa.org.uk or call 0208 313 9303 for an application pack.

Monday 23 July. 7pm. Croydon Communities Consortium AGM 2018 and social

St Michael’s Church Hall, Poplar Walk.

To register attendance please go to:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/croydon-communities-consortium-agm-2018-and-social-tickets-47791910892

Tuesday 31 July. Arcadia

100 years of BFI archive footage to investigate what lies beneath our shared vision of “England’s green and pleasant land”, and how Britain has become what it is today.  Book soon, as availability is diminishing rapidly.

David Lean Cinema, Clocktower. http://www.davidleancinema.org.uk

Housing Crisis film. https://www.facebook.com/concretesoldiersuk

Council’s take on its news

https://mailchi.mp/croydon.gov.uk/pridefest-zee-mela-a-new-way-to-report-fly-tipping-and-vandalism-and-key-stage-2-success?e=350139412f

Croydon Citizen discussions

https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/croydons-parks-open-spaces-look

https://thecroydoncitizen.com/history/museum-croydons-centenary-commemorations-first-world-war-hospitals-wallacefield

Croydon & high-risk mortgage lending

Croydon is the UK’s number one hotspot for high-risk mortgage lending, with 463 risky mortgages taken out in the area in 2017, up 11% from 419 the previous year.

https://www.mortgageintroducer.com/croydon-high-risk-mortgage-lending

News in brief

Education cuts hit Monks Orchard Primary school. https://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk)

Hammerson faces challenge from investor

https://www.ft.com/content/6c6334b0-8450-11e8-96dd-fa565ec55929

Councillors to get allowances increase. https://insidecroydon.com

Leisure Centres charges (Inside Croydon)

St Andrews secondary school to close (Inside Croydon)

Friends of Parks  ask for support for 6 point Parks Charter (Inside Croydon)

Ian Hunter of refusing the new wheelie bins (Inside Croydon)

Sarah Jones. MP Enewsletter: https://mailchi.mp/ea5995a5bdd4/monthly-mp-newsletter?e=5b291147a4

 

About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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