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Sun 09 May 2021 at 8:11pm

Croydon Update 9 May – Council Rules Out Library Closures

Monday 10 – Friday 14 May. 11am. Employability Workshops https://croydoncc.wordpress.com/2021/05/05/work-ready-week-employability-workshops-10-to-14-may-daily-at-11am Thursday 13 May. 3.30pm. MHA The Wilderness On-line Roadshow Heritage and Accessibility MHA The Wilderness free online event with Heritage Ability – Living Options Devon to celebrate MHA’s National Lottery Heritage Fund … Continue reading →

Sun 09 May 2021 at 6:47pm

Is Croydon A Rogue Landlord?

For years we have had Councillors bleat on about the need for more ‘affordable’ and Council housing and the need to take action against ‘rogue landlords’. Led by former Planning Chair Paul Scott they backed everything Brick by Brick proposed, … Continue reading →

Tue 04 May 2021 at 9:47am

Clapton CFC Remembers Walter Tull

Sun 02 May 2021 at 11:23am

Croydon Update 2 May

Tuesday 4 May. 5pm. Annual Meeting of Council Formal Mayor making, party political balance on Committees, election of independent Chair for General Purposes & Audit Committee. The 1000+ Croydon residents who have died of COVID will be remembered. The balance … Continue reading →

Thu 29 Apr 2021 at 11:11am

Black History Update 29 April

The amount of information that could be included in postings like this is becoming overloaded, which is why this posting does not include the latest news developments like the Commonwealth War Graves Commission scandal which has forced the Government to … Continue reading →

Sun 25 Apr 2021 at 1:32pm

Community Struggles And Black Lives In Wandsworth History

This posting is a review of some of the activities going on about the history of the historic Wandsworth area, especially black lives and the campaign to save Wandsworth Common. Tuesday 27 April. 6pm. A Brief Social History of Battersea … Continue reading →

Thu 22 Apr 2021 at 6:29pm

General History News at 22 April

Saturday 24 April. 20pm. ‘Hot spots’ and ‘Hinterlands’ – a local history of Britain’s war resisters 1914-1918. Talk by Cyril Pearce using the research in his book Communities of Resistance. To register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcudu6prDwuG9bVU5zGPPFyAvgjtGRskAkl Monday 26 April. 7.15...

Wed 21 Apr 2021 at 3:53pm

Croydon Up-date 21 April

Thursday 22 April 6pm. Planning Committee 80 Croham Road;  10 Welcomes Road, Kenley Monday 26 April.  6.30pm. General Purposes & Audit Committee Presentation on Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence; Implementation of the Finance Review Phase 1 Report; An update report … Continue reading →

Sat 17 Apr 2021 at 7:53pm

Windrush Community Fund Event 21 April

Sat 17 Apr 2021 at 3:41pm

Can Croydon Comeback

Croydon Comeback is a twelve page report from the marketing agency Bare PR. Despite its website containing the supporting logos of the Council, Brick by Brick and the Historic Croydon Airport Trust, it has not previously shown up through Croydon … Continue reading →