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Croydon local election debate up-date

Labour & Housing https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/croydon-needs-housing-for-the-many-not-the-few The health importance of green environments Whichever Party wins the election it will have the serious challenge of ensuring green environments spaces. New evidence highlights the mental health benefits. https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/design/mental-health-green-neighbourhoods-link-depression-anxiety-stress-uk-cities-a8289076.html (Thanks to Josi Kiss for drawing … Continue reading

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Assembly publishes its manifesto for Croydon Council

A People’s Manifesto for Croydon Council Policies that will benefit local people submitted by Croydon Assembly for endorsement by candidates and parties Croydon Assembly has just published its manifesto for what it would like to political parties to promise  do … Continue reading

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Croydon Events, News & Issues at 11 May

50 YEARS IN RUSKIN HOUSE Weekend of events.  All Welcome. Friday 12 – ‘Made in Dagenham’ 8pm free film.  Raffle. Saturday 13 – Croydon TUC May Day March 12.30 from North End to a rally at Ruskin at 2pm.  Bar … Continue reading

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Council News & Issues at 11 May

Thursday 18 May. 6.30pm. Council Planning Committee 16/06526/FUL 585-603 London Road Demolition of existing structures and buildings at 585-603 London Road, erection of 3 four/five storey buildings comprising 593 hotel (C1) and aparthotel rooms (C1) and ancillary services the formation … Continue reading

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Croydon Events at 10 March

Tuesday 14 March. 6.30-8pm. People for Portland Rd event to plan South Norwood Future Community group People for Portland Road has received government funding to work out how the area could be improved through businesses and the community working together. Stanley Halls … Continue reading

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Croydon Nears Meeting New Homes Target for Opportunity Area

The number of residential units which have either been built, are under construction or are awaiting a start on site is 9,746 just short of the proposed target of 10,650 in the Local Plan which is going to public inquiry. … Continue reading

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Croydon Events & News At 20 November

Wednesday, 23 November 11.30am-1.30pm. Public meeting on NHS Croydon CCG’s proposed changes to prescribing NHS Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS Croydon CCG) is consulting on their proposals to reduce the prescribing of gluten-free foods, vitamin D for maintenance, baby milk and … Continue reading

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Has Tony Newman woken up to the need for allies over Government forced cuts?

‘yup hate the word summit but let’s have one A SAP Croydon’s future still in our hands’ it to would be up good to have a ‘summit’ – ‘Croydon’s future still in our hands’. This is Tony Newman’s Twitter response on … Continue reading

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Lambeth consultation ruled unlawful

The High Court has ruled that Lambeth’s consultation on the future of the Cressingham Gdns Estate is unlawful because it removed options considered behind the scenes from the public document. See further details at http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2015/11/cressingham-gardens-tenant-wins-high-court-legal-battle-against-lambeth-council/ ‘Ugo Hayter from the human … Continue reading

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Croydon Development, Economy & Housing News at 23 November

Scrutiny fails to adequately query Croydon’s developer ambitions http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/BREAKING-VIEWS-Lack-scrutiny-Fairfield-Halls/story-28168884-detail/story.html Young people  question Councillors and Officers about housing http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/Students-chance-hold-Croydon-Council-account/story-28217585-detail/story.html http://www.croydon.ac.uk/about-us/news/detail/2015/11/18/croydon-college-students-challenge-councillors-on-the-housing-issues-for-young-people Video can be seen at http://www.croydon.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/199150 Council’s Housing Balance Sheet Discussion by Sean Creighton at http://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/assessing-croydon-councils-balance-sheet-new-housing Private Rents escalate upwards http://insidecroydon.com/2015/11/20/2000-per-month-two-bed-rent-in-london-within-four-yearsContinue reading

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