Category Archives: Friends of Farthing Downs

Croydon’s £1,000-a-day planning chief set to leave council

Paul Spooner, Croydon Council’s £1,000 a day executive director of planning and environment, is to leave the council before the end of the year. “Sponger”, as he is known among more modestly paid staff who are now working in the … Continue reading

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Coulsdon residents complain over dangers of CURV scheme

It seems that Croydon Council’s strategy of ignoring the interests of local residents and businesses, and instead acting at the bidding of big business, has now been extended to the leafy, largely Conservative-supporting suburbs of Coulsdon. Croydon’s Urban Regeneration Vehicle … Continue reading

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Cane Hill and Coulsdon “Masterplan” discussion begins

The public consultation on The Future of Coulsdon – Coulsdon Masterplan began last week, including details of Barratt’s proposals for the redevelopment of the Cane Hill site. As part of the consultation, there will be drop in sessions on: Tuesday … Continue reading

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Farthing Downs dormice highlight of ranger’s talk

The Friends of Farthing Downs hold a meeting at Coulsdon Library on Wednesday evening from 7.15 to hear from Dominic North, the ranger who looks after Happy Valley. Part of the ranger’s talk will detail his work supervising a rare … Continue reading

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