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Croydon general events & news at 10 August

  Saturday 12 August. Noon-4pm. Great North Wood Walk http://www.wildlondon.org.uk/events/2017/03/03/great-north-wood-walk-2017 Saturday 12 August. Noon-5pm. Croydon Old Town Fire Station Open Day http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/firefighters-to-open-doors-to-croydon-fire-station-this-weekend/story-30472686-detail/story.html The Manor Farm Nature Reserve group is running an information event to coincide with the Vision event from … Continue reading

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Croydon News at 10 April

Wade admits Boxpark needs to broaden its appeal to all Croydon’s community http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/boxpark-to-run-a-dozen-large-events-as-founder-says-it-needs-to-broaden-its-appeal/story-30256422-detail/story.html Menta & Redrow abandon 54 storey tower block scheme Menta & Redrow have abandoned their proposed 54 story tower block scheme in favour of 2 at 25 … Continue reading

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Croydon events, debate & news as at 7 April

Stop Press: Norbury RAF Veteren Dies Second World War RAF member Alex Elden from Jamaica . a resident of Norbury, died yesterday. An appreciation will be posted on this blog site. Tomorrow 8 April Take Back Control Conference https://seancreighton1947.wordpress.com/2017/04/01/alison-butler-tony-newman-back-take-back-control Stand … 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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Croydon – Some Good News The first recipients of funding from the Council’s Cultural Partnership Fund have been announced. http://news.croydon.gov.uk/new-council-arts-fund-expands-croydons-cultural-scene The Good Employer Charter for local employers has been launched: http://news.croydon.gov.uk/croydon-good-employer-charter-accreditation-opens-official-launch Street art for Thornton Heath http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/new-street-art-coming-to-thornton-heath-high-street/story-30094952-detail/story.html Woody Guthrie Inspires Transition … Continue reading

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Croydon News at 20 January

Croydon Loses More Government Funding Croydon Council could be forced to raise council tax to fill £1.9m hole from further Government cuts under the recent local government finance settlement. The details and the text of Leader Tony Newman’s protest letter … Continue reading

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Croydon News – Benefits & Disadvantages 15 January

Are Consultations Worth  It? Robert Ward discusses the issues at http://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/consultation-getting-bad-name See my comment. Michael Swadling expresses concern about the current 20mph zones consultation. http://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/democracy-20mph Change – the Balance of Benefits and Disadvantages Lauren Furey discusses change in Croydon at … Continue reading

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