Category Archives: Ruskin House

From Balfour to Banksy, at Ruskin House, Oct 5

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The Great NHS Heist, Croydon TUC, Ruskin House, Sep 13

Dr Bob Gill is the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Croydon Trades Union Council, being staged next week, when he will address the issue of The Great NHS Heist. Dr Gill, a GP working in Sidcup, has … Continue reading

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Catch an old-time movie and help to support Ruskin House

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How Henie’s Hitler meeting placed champion skater on thin ice

Cinema Ruskin meets once a month, screening old movies and raising funds for the up-keep of the listed Ruskin House. This Saturday, its show includes a film about a long-forgotten star of the 1930s. BERNARD WINCHESTER provides a timely reminder … Continue reading

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It’s Southgate v MP Jones in a battle of half-time team talks

Who gives the better half-time talk: Gareth Southgate or Sarah Jones MP? Those attending today’s annual Blues and Jazz Festival staged in the gardens of Ruskin House will be able to judge for themselves the answer to that question. The … Continue reading

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Planning chair votes twice to thwart Sunny Bank residents

Town Hall reporter KEN LEE watched last night’s council planning committee, so you wouldn’t have to… Paul Scott, the Labour-run council’s chair of the planning committee, last night allowed himself to vote twice to push through a housing scheme in … Continue reading

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Unions accuse Brick by Brick of proposing ‘devious’ scheme

Town Hall reporter KEN LEE on the latest disconnect between the interests of residents, their elected representatives and the council’s planning committee Another Thursday, another planning meeting, another Brick by Brick scheme backed by the council against the wishes of … Continue reading

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