Category Archives: Community associations

Spotlight on Stop and Search, BME Forum, Mar 12

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Strong need for our council to be more ‘open’ and ‘fair’

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The council’s Fairness Commission appears to be struggling to recruit resident volunteers. ROD DAVIES suggests it may be because the Town Hall has a widening credibility gap Having attended a number of pan-Croydon residents or community meetings and … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon Residents’ Association annual meeting, Mar 18

The Old Coulsdon Residents’ Association annual general meeting is being held at Old Coulsdon Congregational Church from 7pm on March 18. Refreshments will be served, and there will be a presentation by London’s Air Ambulance open to all residents at … Continue reading

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Wandle Park community activities, spring/summer 2015

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Residents’ associations mobilise to get better say with council

The peasants are revolting. They may not just yet quite be at the point of storming Fisher’s Folly with lighted torches and armed with pitchforks, but dissatisfaction with the way Croydon Council is run and the manner in which public … Continue reading

Posted in Addington Residents' Association, Addiscombe, Addiscombe Residents Association, Community associations, Connected Croydon, Coulsdon, Coulsdon West, Coulsdon West Residents' Association, Croydon Council, East Coulsdon Residents' Association, ECCO, Fairness Commission, Lansdowne Road RA, Lebanon Road Residents' Association, Nathan Elvery, Norbury Green Residents' Association, Norbury Village Residents' Association, Old Coulsdon Residents' Association, Parking, Planning, Pollards Hill Residents' Association, Refuse collection, Scots Estate Residents' Association, South Croydon Community Association, Spring Park Residents' Association, Street lighting | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Don’t let life go flat after Pancake Day; use the 6-46 Lent plan

Local parish vicar WEALANDS BELL on how, even in this modern 21st century, a little Lenten abstinence really can make the heart grow stronger If I asked whether you kept Wednesdays and Fridays as “days of fasting and abstinence”, in … Continue reading

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Upper Norwood cookery writer offers Five ways to health

We all want tasty food that’s good for us. Key to that is ensuring we eat our daily intake of fruit and vegetables. Yet most of us aren’t even getting half the fruit and veg we need in a day. … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace Overground Festival announces its 2015 dates

The Crystal Palace Overground Festival returns to Crystal Palace from Wednesday June 24 to Sunday June 28, offering fun for all. Festival fringe events will take place on June 24 to 26, with the Westow Park main event on Sunday … Continue reading

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Lakes Playground Action Group annual meeting, Feb 17

The Lakes Playground Action Group was formed in 2013 with the aim of providing a better play experience for children who visit South Norwood Lake and Grounds. The existing play area was last upgraded in years ago. They say, “Join … Continue reading

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ZhongRong given another two weeks to save £500m deal

Yesterday’s meeting of the Crystal Palace Park Executive Board was due to have been held at City Hall and to be chaired by none other than the Grand High Master Mayor of London himself. It is surely a measure of … Continue reading

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Wandle Park community garden volunteer work day, Feb 22

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Library offering a month-full of activities at Upper Norwood

The Upper Norwood Library Trust continues to work hard to provide a rich range of activities, suitable for a range of ages, including lots of sessions for toddlers, regular talks on local history from the Norwood Society, and a monthly … Continue reading

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Two years of secret meetings for world’s largest ‘glass-house’

The Mayor of London’s office first discussed “the exciting Crystal Palace glass-house proposal” with representatives of China’s ZhongRong Group more than two years before Boris Johnson announced the £500 million scheme from the steps of Paxton’s terracing in October 2013. … Continue reading

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Cheers! Join the Palace Pint community project

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Time to scrap Boris’s Crystal Palace vanity project, say Greens

Time is running out for one of Boris Johnson’s vanity projects, the £500 million Chinese Crystal Palace which although unbuilt, has cast a dark shadow over the park and the National Sports Centre there, and blighted planned improvements and developments … Continue reading

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