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.
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.
Flooding caused by groundwater level rises threatens parts of Croydon
Disabled man commits suicide
Croydonist coverage of the culture scene
The February newsletter from Croydonist contains links to the following articles on its website:
- Croydonites Festival of Theatre:
- SLIDE dance company:
- The competition for subway improvements:
- SAWY Theatre based at Fairfield Halls:
Croydon Airport History
Video interview with Allan Holt, Borough Engineer 1954-1966
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