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Croydon events and news at 15 September

Saturday 16 September. 12 noon-4pm. Friends of Norbury Park Community Event The Friends are running this event to let park users know about its work and to ask them to complete more of the surveys in the vision consultation being … Continue reading

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Current catastrophe at Carnegie Library Beyond Belief

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE DEFEND THE 10 CAMPAIGN In April 2016, desperate library supporters occupied the Carnegie library in Herne Hill, Lambeth. The story went worldwide. When the occupiers left after 10 days, 2,000 people marched with them in the … Continue reading

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Interesting Croydon Cabinet Discussions on 12 December

Croydon Council’s Cabinet is considering a wide range of interesting issues at its meeting on Monday 12 December. Cycling in Parks At the moment the Council bye-laws forbid cycling in the parks, but it does not enforce them. The Council … 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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Croydon Libraries face cutbacks

Funding for Croydon libraries is due to be reduced from 1 April. In the Council’s draft budget that went to the Scrutiny Committee on 15 December, the libraries face a £217,000 (4.9 per cent) cut next year. Council Leader Tony … Continue reading

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Strong defence made for Tate South Lambeth Library

In the following letter (2 December) to Lambeth Council’s Cabinet member responsible for libraries, Christina Burnett of the Vauxhall CIC  makes a powerful case for the Library to be the district centre library and not a gym with a few … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Looming Cuts Crisis

Libraries could be closed The Croydon Advertiser warns that libraries could be closed as part of the Council’s attempt to meet the cuts required by the Conservative Government. In his Croydon Radio interview on 29 November Cabinet member Timothy Godfrey … Continue reading

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