Tag Archives: Local Plan

Croydon news at 16 March

Saturday 31 March. 11am-4pm Thornton Heath CR7 Market Stalls at Whitehouse roundabout, Job Centre and Salvation Army I will be running a bookstall at the Market. Thursday 5 April. Goodbye Croydon Tech City Drinks Matthews Yard, off Surrey St. To … Continue reading

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Council fiasco over parks and open spaces: Please Act Now

The Local Plan Modifications consultation ends on Tuesday (10 October). It suffered a major setback when the Inspector decided that the section designating Local Green Spaces should be deleted because the Council had failed to provide evidence how each space … Continue reading

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Croydon events and general news at 28 August

Events at Ruskin House Folk & Blues Evenings. £2 at 8pm every Sunday 3, 17 & 24 Sept – Singers’ Night 10 Sept – Four Gone Confusion and Singers’ Night Thurs 31t August – Jazz Night 8.30pm – ‘Jazz with … Continue reading

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Croydon News at 17 August

Turf Project Events http://turf-projects.com/about-turf  Saturday 30 September. Mela in Wandle Park? Remarkable Productions Company, has applied for a licence to hold a one-day event to celebrate the Croydon International Mela. It proposes a fairground, stages complete with pyrotechnics, food and drinks … Continue reading

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Croydon News at 25 July

Physical skills and literacy Charlotte Davies discusses the problems involved in acquiring literacy skills when sound, vision and motor skills do not come together. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/when-sound-vision-motor-skills-do-come-together-literacy-davies New street art in Town Centre http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/artist-reveals-reason-behind-spectacular-street-art-paying-tribute-to-amy-winehouse/story-30452905-detail/story.html http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/watch-the-stunning-new-street-art-that-has-been-put-up-in-tribute-to-croydon-s-musical-stars/story-30454225-detail/story.html Local Plan and Housing Issues New representations … Continue reading

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Croydon news at 4 June

Labour gave us the Green Belt It was Clem Attlee’s Government that designated the Green Belt. John Grindrod’s new book Outskirts: Living Life on the Edge of the Green Belt  tells the story and his growing up on the New … Continue reading

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Sad Examples Of Continuing Problems With How Croydon Council Works

No organisation can expect to be perfect. This is particularly true of complex organisations like local authorities.  There will always be problems, which is why monitoring and accountability is so important. But this depends on openness and transparency. Labour Group … Continue reading

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