Many Addiscombe residents have contacted us regarding the issue of traffic on our residential streets. This traffic impacts us all, not only in terms of noise and pollution, but also because it makes the roads less safe for our children, those with mobility issues and pets. We feel that a … Continue reading
On 14th April 2015 Croydon’s Scrutiny & Overview Committee endorsed Addiscombe Councillor Sean Fitzsimons recommendations in regards the impact of the move of the Royal Mail Collection Office from its site next to East Croydon Station to the out-of-town Factory Lane industrial estate. Sean Fitzsimons made 12 recommendations following his … Continue reading
The importance of Croydon Central as a key marginal for Labour was underlined by the visit to Addiscombe by the Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls. On Bank Holiday Monday, Ed took time out from his campaign, to help elect Sarah Jones as MP for Croydon Central, to spend time talking to … Continue reading
It is pleasing to see the election pledge made by Croydon Labour to stop the sell-off of the old Ashburton Library and bring it back into community use is now being met. The building, which the previous Conservative regime said was worth only £85,000, has now been made weather-tight, and … Continue reading
Since 1918, when women aged 30 or over got the vote, Croydon has never returned a female MP to the House of Commons. Instead, in the last 97 years, Croydon has returned 27 men to represent us in Parliament. Will 2015 be the year Croydon catches up with much of the modern world and elects a woman to represent us all in parliament?
Sarah Jones is the first woman with a realistic chance of being elected to Parliament and you can find out more about her at Sarah Jones website for 2015 General Election.
The name of the men who have represented Croydon are at Elected MPs for Croydon from 1918. Info from http://www.leighrayment.com/commons/Ccommons6.htm
Addiscombe Councillors have thrown their support behind the campaign launched by Sarah Jones, candidate for Croydon Central, and Steve Reed, MP for Croydon North, to get East, West, and South Croydon Stations moved from Zone 5 to Zone 4. Over the last few years a number of stations in London, … Continue reading