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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.

Croydon Knife Crime Seminar 20 February

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Croydon review of events & news 13 January – 11 February

Meetings and Events  Monday 20 January. 6.30pm. Council Cabinet See: https://seancreighton1947.wordpress.com/2020/01/12/12540 Wednesday 22 January. 2pm. Health and Wellbeing Board It will consider the 2019 Annual Public Health Report, the Homelessness Strategy, a Mental Health update, and vaccination priorities within the … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Day 20 January

  Monday 20 January sees the Martin Luther King Day holiday in the United States. There are many complaints that American slavery and civil rights feature too much in Black History Month and school education in the UK. This criticism … Continue reading

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Launch of new Black British History Seminars 23 January

Dr. Caroline Bressey will chair this discussion reflecting on the development of Black British History in institutions, universities, colleges and schools over the past twenty years. This is the launch of the Black British History evening seminar series at the Institute … Continue reading

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Junction Jazz 2 February

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North East Labour History Society talks February – April

Tuesday 4 February. 7pm. “Memory Lingers Here”: Are Newcastle’s Monuments Sites of Collective Memory? Tlak by India Gerritsen. She was the winner of the Society’s 2019 Sid Chaplin prize for her essay about people’s memory of Newcastle landscapes and how … Continue reading

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Croydon Council Committees and news

Contents: Council meetings, Other meetings; Help protect two green spaces under threat, News, Croydon History News, Council Committees details, Latest Croydon Socio-Economic Data, New policy on rent charges for Council owned community buildings, Croydon Local Plan Review   The Council … Continue reading

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