Addiscombe in Action Walkabout 14th July 2012

Local Councillors have given full support to the new Addiscombe in Action community group that is holding a walkabout on Saturday 14th July 2012. Full details of the walkabout can be got from the pdf of the leaflet that has been distributed to 3000 households in the Addiscombe & East Croydon area. Walkabout_July14_v5 Below is a summary of the events being held on the day.

14th July Walkabout Leaflet

9:30-10:30 – Breakfast with neighbours, Cherries Café, Cherry Orchard Road. Start the day by meeting neighbours for breakfast and sharing views on the area.

10:30-12:30 – Street survey & litter–picking Cherry Orchard Rd – Morland Ave (via Clyde Rd)
The group moves east from Cherry Orchard Road picking litter en route and identifying fly-tipping spots to report to the Council. [Pickers and route maps will be provided]
1:30-2:30 – Indoor picnic/barbecue, Sir Philip Game Centre
Bring your lunch and eat with neighbours, or take advantage of the food available (at a small charge) as part of Fun Day activities at the Sir Philip Game Centre..
3:00-4:00 – Get to know the Railway Park ,Addiscombe Railway Park
Explore the park and hear about how it came into being and is taken care of on our behalf.
4:30-6:00 – CHASE Summer Fayre, Beverly Hall, Grant Road
Join this Addiscombe residents’ association’s annual fair  featuring stalls, games, face painting and refreshments.
Any questions?  
Joining us for part of the day? 
Call 0774 924 6146 or 0754 624 3040 to ensure you meet up with us
Why a walkabout?
At the ‘Have your say’ event held at St Mary Magdalene Hall on Saturday 21st April neighbours came together and shared experiences of living in our area.
In chatting about the many things that we like and the things that irritate us, we identified a desire to:
  • Meet more of our neighbours
  • Take action on some of our local issues (litter was one)
  • Promote community events more widely
  • See our community groups working together
This walkabout has been organised as a next step.
Addiscombe in Action is actively supported by these local community groups:
  • CHASE Residents’ Association
  • HOME Residents’ Association
  • Canning & Clyde Residents’ Association
  • Residents For Regeneration
  • Revitalising East Croydon Communities
We are a group of East Croydon residents and business people whose aim is to give all people in our area the opportunity to voice their views and together find ways of bringing to life what we want to see happen for our area. We appreciate the continuing cross-party support of our Addiscombe ward Councillors and local activists.

About Sean

Councillor for Addiscombe Ward, 1994-2006, re-elected in May 2010 along with Mark Watson and Patricia Hay-Justice. Since May 2014 Chair of Scrutiny. Lives locally in Addiscombe.
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