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Dominoes at Windrush Centre, Whitgift Centre, Aug 12 and 19

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Windrush Generation’s exhibition is playing sounds of the 70s

After a week spent playing ‘silly games’ with the borough’s politicians, for a deserved break, KEN TOWL got serious about Lovers’ Rock Croydon’s musical heritage is immense. It is so rich and varied that the council is putting together some … Continue reading

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Jamaican artist’s design chosen for £1m Windrush memorial

A statue designed by the internationally renowned Jamaican artist Basil Watson has been selected by the Windrush Commemoration Committee to be a national monument to the dreams, ambition, courage and resilience of the pioneers who arrived in Britain from the … Continue reading

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Whitgift Centre pop-up museum provides a tribute and legacy

A vacant unit in a shopping centre is the venue for an exhibition which celebrates the history of the Windrush generation. KEN TOWL was impressed by what he found there Deighton flew from Barbados to England in 1961 with the … Continue reading

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Share your thoughts on national Windrush Memorial designs

The government is commissioning a permanent national monument to the Windrush Generation to recognise how they have enriched our nation’s history. The monument will be positioned at Waterloo Station, the point of arrival in London for many, as a permanent … Continue reading

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Windrush performer accuses councillor of failing to pay bills

A Labour councillor who is seeking selection to be her party’s candidate for Croydon and Sutton in May’s London Assembly elections has been accused of failing to honour fees amounting to hundreds of pounds agreed for a Windrush Generation stage … Continue reading

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Home Office to provide advice on Windrush compensation

Officials from the Home Office will be attending a public event at CACFO – the Croydon African Caribbean Family Organisation – in Thornton Heath on Saturday November 9. This is the latest in a series of public events being held … Continue reading

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