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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's 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.

What are Croydon’s future needs?

Croydon Citizen is debating where Croydon’s community, cultural scene and economy are right now, and what they’ll need in the coming year. This is an important discussion. Key questions for the coming year include: What will the political parties … Continue reading

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Croydon Review as at 9 December

As I previously indicated I am changing the way I need to reduce the time I spend on Croydon and other affairs because of changing priorities. This is the first of a new approach – a review of matters of … Continue reading

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The Future of Education – Croydon Assembly 24 February


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Croydon Art Society exhibition ends 9 December

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Lambeth Residents demonstrate against the Council – again – 9 December

Last year (October 8), 250 people demonstrated in Lambeth under the banner STAND UP TO LAMBETH COUNCIL to protest against the Labour council’s failure to act in residents’ interests. They represented community groups from all over the borough. The council … Continue reading

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Aladdin Panto at Ruskin House 22 December

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Surrey Opera Soiree 10 December

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