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Sign up now for OBV’s civic leadership programme

Operation Black Vote and Croydon Council are inviting applications for the Gee Bernard Civic Leadership Programme. This is designed to encourage people from black and minority ethnic communities to get more involved in civic and political leadership. You will have … Continue reading

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Croydon pioneer Gee Bernard will be sorely missed

Tributes have been paid to Gee Bernard, Croydon’s first black councillor, who has died this week, aged 82. Jamaican-born Bernard moved to London in her teens, where she qualified as and worked as a social worker; in 1986, she was … Continue reading

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