East Croydon Station’s Missing Link: why there isn’t a link to Cherry Orchard Road

Since 2010 Croydon Tories have been promising a link from East Croydon Station to Cherry Orchard Road but after 4 years it has still not materialised. How did this happen? In 2010 Croydon Tories received a report on East Croydon Masterplan which sets out the need for new entrances to East … Continue reading

Planning Meeting on Menta’s 55 Storey Skyscraper on 21st July 2011

Over 600 local residents have objected to Menta’s planning application to build its 55-storey Skyscraper on Cherry Orchard Road. Local Labour Councillors Sean Fitzsimons, Mark Watson and Patricia Hay-Justice have supported the local resident’s campaign against this overwhelming monstrosity of a building, that will overshadow local residents who live in … Continue reading

Conservatives Privatises Croydon Care Homes including Fellowes Court, Addiscombe

On Wednesday 11th May 20011 Conservative Councillors on Croydon’s Scrutiny Committee refused to refer back the Croydon Council Cabinet’s decision to privatise delivery of care services to elderly residents at a number of Croydon Care Homes, including Fellowes Court, Morland Road , Addiscombe,  and endorsed the privatising of this service … Continue reading

Croydon Council to cut all funding from Sir Philip Game Centre

Following the 24th January 2011 Croydon Council Cabinet’s meeting decision to cut all the £28K funding Sir Philip Game Centre and £10K funding from the Addiscombe Boys and Girls Club, the matter was referred to the Scrutiny & Overview Committee to review. To help ease the cut the Croydon Council … Continue reading

Residents vote against Council’s proposals to withdraw funding from Neighbourhood Partnerships

At Wednesday’s meeting of the Addiscombe, Ashburton and Woodside Neighbourhood Partnership residents voted overwhelmingly to reject Croydon Council’s proposals to withdraw funding and staff support from the Neighbourhood Partnership. Cllr Vidhi Mohan, the Conservative cabinet member responsible for the decision, attended the meeting to explain why they were proposing these … Continue reading