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Croydon events & news at 25 March

Wednesday 29 March. 7.30pm. Croydon Air Quality Action Plan Discussion Councillor Stuart King, Cabinet member for Transport and Environment will discuss the public consultation. Croydon Debating Club. Project B, 1 Bell Hill, Croydon, CR0 1FB It is not necessary, but … Continue reading

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How good is Croydon at taking enforcement action?

It is very difficult to assess the effectiveness of the various Council enforcement actions. The planning enforcement team is down to 4 people The food and safety team has been dragging its feet on the illegal smoking inside shisha cafes … Continue reading

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The Croydon MIPIM Debate

For background on the MIPIM Croydon panel discussion see the previous posting. Risk Taking At the  CEO Jo Negrini argued that taking risks is helping to transform Croydon’s image. ‘She pointed to the arrival of Boxpark as evidence of a … Continue reading

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Big Sales Pitch for Croydon Re-development

With the recently held MIPIM conference in Cannes the big sell is back on for the re-development of Croydon. Tuesday 28 March. 11.45am-2pm. Future Croydon 2 Years On Sussex Innovation, 14-16 Addiscombe Rd , Croydon, CR0 0XT Foundations for Success … Continue reading

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Northumbria Festival comes to Croydon – May

If you are interested in the history of the North East have a look at the North East Labour History North East Popular Politics Project database, which I edit. I have just loaded up 40 more topic files dealing with … Continue reading

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Some Croydon Good News

(Croydon Council photo) Bigbelly bins arrive around the Borough Large capacity, solar-powered Big belly street bins are being installed  across the borough following a successful trial in the town centre. They are a quality looking piece of street furniture. Not … Continue reading

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Selhurst Community Ideas Fair 25 March

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