Monthly Archives: September 2018

Miscellaneous events in London in October

Bernard Winchester’s October Diary Bernard Winchester has circulated monthly diary of events in Croydon and around London. It can be read here: Diary October 2018 He also draws attention to the following on the web: Croydon Literary Festival http://mertonhistoricalsociety.org.uk/about-us/talks-and-visits Streatham … Continue reading

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Residents Associations call for meeting with Council on Suburban Design Guide

The second part of my discussion on the revised National Planning Policy Framework is at https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/revised-government-planning-guidelines-mean-croydon-part-2 On my proposal the representatives of the Residents Associations, attending the Conservative Group of Councillors latest meeting with them held on 26 September, agreed … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 28 September

STOP PRESS – The Loss of Croydon Citizen Today sees the sad closure of Croydon Citizen, a great loss to debate in the Borough. The team was unable to process my last two offerings. Urged by James Naylor, the Editor-in-Chief, … Continue reading

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Youths in a Black Hole – the curious case of a lost generation

Pollards Hill based  Nina Alleyne is about to start a PhD investigating the problem  of youth violence and homicide Nina explains: ‘I am determined to compact the violent epidemic that now exists amongst young black males in the UK. As the days … Continue reading

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British Lung Foundation chooses Nina Alleyne to run London Marathon

(c) Nina Alleyne. Bentley and Nina at her graduation ceremony September 2018 Pollards Hill based Nina Alleyne’s father  Bentley passed away on 16 March this year and his requiem service was held at St Philip’s Church on 20 April. He … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 23 September

The new Selhurst mural Thursday 24 September. 5.30pm. Council Planning Committee Applications being considered: 30-38 Addiscombe Rd (pre-application); Coombe Lodge Playing fields (new 1,600 pupil secondary school); 34 Arkwright Rd, Ridge Hanger – Park Hill, l/r 26 Fairfield Rd, 55 … Continue reading

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Black Americans in Victorian Britain – new book by Jeffrey Green

By telling their stories in the UK, they had a massive impact on the slave industry in the US. In this, the first study of its kind, Jeffrey Green explores and represents the experiences of some of the black American … Continue reading

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