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Croydon events and news at 6 July

  New Selhurst mural https://www.facebook.com/groups/417210738720527/permalink/481108692330731  Saturday 7 July, Made in Croydon event postponed Saturday 7 July. 11m-4pm. Kennington Chartism Day Do come an join me at the Kennington Chartism Day. Ironically we have just have the Government sponsored National Democracy … Continue reading

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Sustainability in Croydon – 20 June

Wednesday 20 June. 6– 8pm. Sustainability in Croydon  Croydon’s Constructing Excellence Club  Further details and to book go to https://thecroydoncitizen.com/cronxwire/join-panel-debate-well-built-environment-beyond-sustainability Useful background reading articles by myself and others on Croydon Citizen and today’s article on tower blocks by Simon Jenkins … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 11 May

What next for Croydon Labour Council? Please have a read of my reflections on the local election results. https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/what-next-for-croydons-re-elected-labour-council The details of all the newly elected Councillors can be accessed at https://democracy.croydon.gov.uk/mgMemberIndex.aspx?bcr=1 First new Council meeting Wednesday 23 May. 6.30pm … Continue reading

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Council Leadership crisis brewing

A crisis facing the Croydon’s Labour leadership is brewing within its own circles. It is being played publicly on the postings of Inside Croydon. For a long time the web based news blog edited by Steve Downes, a Labour Party … Continue reading

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Croydon news at 19 October

  Stop Press addition: Westfield Shopping Centre Watch this space for news on Westfield development following Council and Opposition Leaders meeting with Ministers on Monday. http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/news/croydon-news/council-leader-says-encouraging-developments-647988 Saving Matthews Yard Matthews Yard ‘boss’ Saif Bonar, explains why there is a  campaign … 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 Planning Committee, and planning/housing news at 11 August

17 August Planning Committee papers illustrate inconsistencies in application of planning rules Watch out for the behind the scenes operation of the party whipping system, in contravention of the semi-judicial nature of the Planning Committee and its Sub-committee when they … Continue reading

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