NORWOOD SOCIETY TO OBJECT TO AUCKLAND RISE COUNCIL PLANS FOR 'INFILL' HOMES – Residents plan public meeting this Thursday

NORWOOD SOCIETY TO OBJECT TO AUCKLAND RISE COUNCIL PLANS FOR 'INFILL' HOMES - Residents plan public meeting this Thursday*   The Norwood Society are set to object to plans by Croydon council to build 'infill' homes on the Auckland Rise estate.   The estate, which runs from the top of Church Road opposite the school … Continue reading NORWOOD SOCIETY TO OBJECT TO AUCKLAND RISE COUNCIL PLANS FOR 'INFILL' HOMES – Residents plan public meeting this Thursday

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"URGENT NEED TO RESHAPE POLITICS IN THIS COUNTRY" – MP

"URGENT NEED TO RESHAPE POLITICS IN THIS COUNTRY" - MP   There is an "urgent need" to reshape politics in this country around people, family, community and shared institutions in a way that strengthens society and gives people more direct power,  says Croydon North MP Steve Reed. He told the House of Commons that the … Continue reading "URGENT NEED TO RESHAPE POLITICS IN THIS COUNTRY" – MP

GREEN PARTY SLAM DELAYS OVER CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION DECISION – AS SOUTHWARK GET GO-AHEAD TO APPEAL AYLESBURY ESTATE JUDGMENT

GREEN PARTY SLAM DELAYS OVER CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION DECISION - AS SOUTHWARK GET GO-AHEAD TO APPEAL AYLESBURY ESTATE JUDGMENT   Lambeth council's cabinet postponed a decision on demolishing Central Hill for the ELEVENTH time, say the borough's Green party. The postponement - reported by News From Crystal Palace last Monday - came before Southwark council … Continue reading GREEN PARTY SLAM DELAYS OVER CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION DECISION – AS SOUTHWARK GET GO-AHEAD TO APPEAL AYLESBURY ESTATE JUDGMENT

SOUTHWARK CALL FOR URGENT MEETING WITH COMMUNITIES MINISTER OVER AYLESBURY ESTATE

SOUTHWARK CALL FOR URGENT MEETING WITH COMMUNITIES MINISTER OVER AYLESBURY ESTATE   Southwark council have called on secretary of state for communities and local government Sajid Javid for a meeting to discuss the regeneration of the Aylesbury estate, following a hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice.   The hearing was the latest step in … Continue reading SOUTHWARK CALL FOR URGENT MEETING WITH COMMUNITIES MINISTER OVER AYLESBURY ESTATE

TRAINS TO STOP FOR FIVE MINUTES AT CRYSTAL PALACE – and no trains direct from Sydenham to East Croydon – Sydenham Society fires major broadsides at Southern

TRAINS TO STOP FOR FIVE MINUTES AT CRYSTAL PALACE - and no trains direct from Sydenham to East Croydon - Sydenham Society fires major broadsides at Southern   Trains will stop for five minutes at Crystal Palace station - and there will be no trains running directly from Sydenham to East Croydon. The proposals - … Continue reading TRAINS TO STOP FOR FIVE MINUTES AT CRYSTAL PALACE – and no trains direct from Sydenham to East Croydon – Sydenham Society fires major broadsides at Southern

SOUTHERN: NO COMPENSATION FOR PASSENGERS PAYING BY CONTACTLESS CARD, MP TOLD

SOUTHERN: NO COMPENSATION FOR PASSENGERS PAYING BY CONTACTLESS CARD, MP TOLD   Southern Rail passengers who pay for their journeys by contactless cards are NOT eligible to claim compensation. Croydon North MP Steve Reed, who is shadow minister for culture, media and sport, in a series of written questions to Paul Maynard Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department … Continue reading SOUTHERN: NO COMPENSATION FOR PASSENGERS PAYING BY CONTACTLESS CARD, MP TOLD

FUTURE PLAN FOR CROYDON APPROVED – Proposals for Sainsbury's Westow Street site still included

FUTURE PLAN FOR CROYDON APPROVED - Proposals for Sainsbury's Westow Street site still included      A local plan that sets out how Croydon will achieve its growth and development vision over the next 20 years has been agreed by council and will now be submitted to the Secretary of State. The plan still includes proposals … Continue reading FUTURE PLAN FOR CROYDON APPROVED – Proposals for Sainsbury's Westow Street site still included

"ONE IN EVERY FIVE MUMS OF PREMATURE BABIES SUFFER MENTAL ILL HEALTH" Parents face extra costs of £2,000 MP Steve Reed tells Commons

"ONE IN EVERY FIVE MUMS OF PREMATURE BABIES SUFFER MENTAL ILL HEALTH" Parents face extra costs of £2,000 MP Steve Reed tells Commons   The stress of watching their prematurely-born baby struggling to live leaves one in every five mums of premature babies with mental ill health, says Croydon North MP Steve Reed. And on … Continue reading "ONE IN EVERY FIVE MUMS OF PREMATURE BABIES SUFFER MENTAL ILL HEALTH" Parents face extra costs of £2,000 MP Steve Reed tells Commons

WARNING ON PRIZE DRAWS AND LOTTERIES SCAMS AFTER VULNERABLE WOMAN'S HOME FOUND PACKED WITH PERFUMES, JEWELLERY, BISCUITS AND POTS OF JAM 'Iris' had paid out £10,000 – including six payments to same charity

WARNING ON PRIZE DRAWS AND LOTTERIES SCAMS AFTER VULNERABLE WOMAN'S HOME FOUND PACKED WITH PERFUMES, JEWELLERY, BISCUITS AND POTS OF JAM 'Iris' had paid out £10,000 - including six payments to same charity   Trading standards officers in Bromley are warning residents to be aware of the pitfalls related to responding to prize draws and … Continue reading WARNING ON PRIZE DRAWS AND LOTTERIES SCAMS AFTER VULNERABLE WOMAN'S HOME FOUND PACKED WITH PERFUMES, JEWELLERY, BISCUITS AND POTS OF JAM 'Iris' had paid out £10,000 – including six payments to same charity

OVER £90,000 RAISED TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY CROYDON TRAM DERAILMENT

OVER £90,000 RAISED TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY CROYDON TRAM DERAILMENT   Direct donations and a crowd-funding page set up by Croydon council to help the bereaved families and those injured by last November’s tram derailment have so far raised more than £90,000. Kind-hearted residents and local companies have generously donated to the fund, which … Continue reading OVER £90,000 RAISED TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY CROYDON TRAM DERAILMENT