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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 Cabinet 25 March, Planning Campaign, Governance Review & other news

Cabinet 25 March. 6.30pm Papers include: Public Health Report 2018; experiences 0-2 years old Suburban Design Guide Parking Policy 2019-22 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Strategy Council Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise  Sector Strategy 2019- 2023 Community Fund Progress Report … Continue reading

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Christopher Hill Memorial Lecture 27 March

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Croydon events, news & history at 21 March

Contents: Croydon vs. Universal  Credit and homelessness; Made in Croydon CIC Social; Croydon Museum Home Front Session; Keats House; CNHSS Annual General Meeting; Croydon Lost and Found: Recent Researches on the Paintings of Evacustes Phipson; Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather; May Croydonites Festival; Council Minster Plans catches people unaware; Questions about … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 15 March

Saturday 16 March. 7pm. Concert of predominantly musical theatre Abby-Rose, one of Surrey Opera’s young chorus members , writes: ‘As some of you are aware, I run a children’s events company and we lost almost all of our costumes and … Continue reading

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History events & news at 13 March

This was notified to my Black History elist Saturday 16 March.  2pm. The Living Wage and the pursuit of a Revolutionary Policy’ Speaker: Ian Bullock, author of Under Siege The Independent Labour Party in Interwar Britain Socialist History Society Public Meeting, … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 12 March

Wednesday 13 March. Communities Against Hate Crime event Croydon Voluntary Action at Croydon Vision is at 72-74 Wellesley Road, CR0 2AR https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/comunities-against-hate-crime-tickets-56636840314 Tuesday 26 March. 7pm. Croydon Communities Consortium on Fire Safety St Michael’s Church Hall, Poplar Walk, CR0 1UA … Continue reading

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Save the NHS meeting 7 March

Are you aware of the threat to our public NHS posed by the creeping privatisation that has advanced systematically for over two decades? Sandra Ash (from Keep Our St Helier Hospital) has been campaigning for years to improve and protect the … Continue reading

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