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Croydon up date 17 January

Katie Gliddon – Museum exhibition https://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/17358590.new-exhibition-celebrates-legacy-of-inspirational-croydon-suffragette Purley Tower Legal Challenge https://insidecroydon.com/2019/01/14/brokenshire-faces-court-battle-over-purley-skyscraper-ruling Government Planning Reform Consultation The Government consultation on planning reform ended on 14 January. I put in a personal submission – see here: planning reform consultation submission – other … Continue reading

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Croydon Local Studies Talks and Exhibitions to end of April

Saturday 12 – Thursday 31 January.  MC Mireille as Artist in Residence including Artist Talk* on 12 January Museum of Croydon, Croydon Clocktower. See flier here: dont believe the papers moc lr  Tuesday 15 January  20.00. ESFHS Mills of the … Continue reading

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New Year – New Priorities

This New Year is  one of change for me. I will be spending much less time on Croydon affairs to concentrate on my history project priorities. My blog postings will be less often and shorter. To keep up with Croydon … Continue reading

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What should we be remembering from 1919?

Soldiers revolts inc: 3 January – soldiers blockade Folkestone harbour in protest against being returned to France 4-5 March – Kinmel Park revolt by Canadian troops awaiting repatriation 17 June – Canadian troops protest at Epsom Race Riots, inc. 23 January … Continue reading

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History news and events in 2019

History & Social Action Publications To order items go to https://sites.google.com/site/historysocialaction and click on the Paypal link. Key dates in 2019 Sunday 27 January. Holocaust Remembrance Day Saturday 2 March. International Women’s Day Peterloo Massacre There will be a lot of … Continue reading

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Developing Croydon’s Voluntary & Community Strategy consultation

Croydon Council is developing a strategy to guide its work with voluntary and community sector organisations and groups in Croydon. It has put a survey for organisations about the issues that are important to  organisations on its website  for completion … Continue reading

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Croydon Development & other news at 15 December

Development News College scuppers Brick by Brick College Green scheme https://www.propertyweek.com/news/croydon-alters-plans-for-development-site/5100393.article and Inside Croydon continues its critique of the company https://insidecroydon.com/2018/12/11/award-goes-to-brick-by-brick-when-director-was-among-judges Councillors admit ‘being whipped’ on Planning https://insidecroydon.com/2018/12/12/we-were-whipped-over-brick-by-brick-schemes-councillors-say Youth perspective on Croydon regeneration https://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/17288739.new-documentary-explores-effect-of-gentrification-on-croydon Modular Towers Construction speeding along https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/croydon-towers-ready-for-module-fitting-to-beginContinue reading

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