Croydon events & news at 29 February

Monday 2 March. Council Budget Setting meeting 6.30pm

The Council plans to increase Council tax by  1.99% for Croydon Services,  2% for Adult Social Care plus the 3.6% increase if the precept for the Mayor of London, all allowed within Government limits.

https://democracy.croydon.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=134&MId=1917

Monday 2 March. 8.45pm. Extraordinary Meeting of the Council about Westfield

Tuesday 3 March. 6.30pm Scrutiny Children & Young People Sub Committee

It will review the latest position with improvements to child services and for care leavers, and question the Cabinet member Alisa Fleming.

https://democracy.croydon.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=134&MId=1917

Flooding caused by groundwater level rises threatens parts of Croydon

www.mylondon.news/news/south-london-news/croydon-hit-flood-alert-groundwater-17821412

Disabled man commits suicide

www.disabilitynewsservice.com/pip-claimant-took-his-own-life-after-paramedic-ignored-his-pain-and-dwp-cut-his-benefits

Croydonist coverage of the culture scene

The February newsletter from Croydonist contains links to the following articles on its website:

  • Croydonites Festival of Theatre:

www.croydonist.co.uk/croydonites2020

  • SLIDE dance company:

www.croydonist.co.uk/slide

  • The competition for subway improvements:

www.croydonist.co.uk/reimagine-subways

  • SAWY Theatre based at Fairfield Halls:

www.croydonist.co.uk/savvy

Croydon Airport History

www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travel-truths/first-air-traffic-control-croydon

Video interview with Allan Holt, Borough Engineer 1954-1966

www.facebook.com/461842884246836/videos/vb.461842884246836/2532649343658759

Thanks to Fiona Satiro for posting the link to this on Friends of Matthews Yard Facebook.

Events at Ruskin House

Sunday 1  March. 8pm. Folk & Blues with Rambling Valentines and Singers’ Night

Sunday 8 March. 8pm. Folk & Blues with Four Gone Confusion and Singers’ Night

Sunday 15 March. 8pm. Folk & Blues Dave Marshall and Singers’ Night

Tues 17 March. St Patrick’s Night.  7 – 11pm.  £4 on the door includes buffet.  Music from The Cohorts, Pluto Swint Rubber Band, John Wild & Eddie Greene, Liam Cooper, Denny Terrell, Doug Field and Liz Beaumont, Luke Davey & Megan Campbell.

Friday 20 March. 7.30pm. Peterloo. Showing of Mike Leigh’s film. I will briefly speak about the importance of the Massacre and why it led to the Cato St Conspiracy 200 years ago this month.

Sunday 22 March. 8pm. Folk & Blues with Richard Anderson and Singers’ Night

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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