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Croydon News at 12 August inc. Surrey St/Matthews Yard, Brick by Brick, doubts about Westfield Centre

Thursday 16 August. 6.30pm. Council Planning Committee The Committee will be considering the application to redevelop the building which includes the Conference Centre and Matthews Yard. Brock by Brick’s proposed scheme to build on open land on both sides of … Continue reading

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Croydon’s retail crisis and other news

Council to hit homeless who do not accept support https://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/news/croydon-news/croydon-council-launches-town-centre-1649919 http://news.croydon.gov.uk/scp-steps-up-plans-to-help-stop-town-centre-begging Contrast this with the practical help provide by the Salvation Army. https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/supporting-croydons-homeless-salvation-army As retail store chains collapse Council Leader welcomes new hope for Westfield Centre http://www.swlondoner.co.uk/council-leader-praises-impact-of-whitgift-centre-redevelopment But John Lewis … Continue reading

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Croydon events and news at 5 June

Banners of Peace  Monday 11 June. 6.30pm. Council Cabinet See preceding blog posting. Thursday 14 June. 10.30-1.30pm. Best Start Garden Party St Johns the Evangelist Church, 1 Sylvan Road, SE19 2RX . bus: 410) Come and say hello and help … Continue reading

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Croydon, housing, loans, mental health & water news at 31 May

I will be running a bookstall Let Keep Talking, Croydon Please have a look at my discussion piece at https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/lets-keep-talking-croydon  More on John Lewis and Waitrose at Westfield  https://www.retailgazette.co.uk/blog/2018/05/john-lewis-waitrose-anchor-1-4bn-westfield-croydon See previous blog post. Even Mattresses can be recycled https://www.facebook.com/groups/CroydonTT/permalink/1858607774204149 (Thanks … Continue reading

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Croydon news at 23 May

Saturday 16 – Saturday 23 June. Croydon Festival of Peace. What Does Peace Mean To You? http://www.festivalofpeacecroydon.org festivalofpeacecroydon@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/FestivalOfPeaceCroydon The events include talks by Dan Frost and myself on peace movements in Croydon. See flier here: Peace movements flier Has … Continue reading

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Croydon news and issues at 23 March

Are we damaging children’s learning? Do have a read of my piece about the problems of motor skills and learning. https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/damaging-childrens-learning London Road Green Mile progress https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/london-roads-green-mile-links-west-croydon-thornton-heath-flowers Saving Matthews Yard The latest updates on the Save Matthews Yard campaign refers … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Croydon news at 26 January

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Croydon news is a mixed bag this week. The good: affordable housing viability assessments to the public; Council to keep control of children’s services The bad: re-opening of Fairfield Halls now to be … 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 Review as at 9 December

As I previously indicated I am changing the way I need to reduce the time I spend on Croydon and other affairs because of changing priorities. This is the first of a new approach – a review of matters of … 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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