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
The independent charity The Sir Philip Game Centre is currently recruiting new trustees. As a youth club we have been benefiting the young people of Croydon, in particular East Croydon and Addiscombe, since 1947. We are looking for volunteers who can help us achieve our aims as a Youth Club … Continue reading
Croydon Council has a dedicated telephone helpline for any resident who has a query about their registration to vote. The council’s contact centre will be staffing the phones throughout the day on May 7th 2015 from 7am to 10pm. The dedicated number is 020 8726 6300 for anyone who has … Continue reading
Graham Construction Ltd has informed local residents that Tennison Road Bridge will re-open on Tuesday 16th June 2015. The bridge closed in 2014 to allow the biggest rail bridge replacement undertaken by Network Rail in the South East for the last 10 years. The bridge closure also meant the diversion … Continue reading
Did you know that Addiscombe is home to one of England’s leading semi-professional opera companies? Surrey Opera is based at Clyde Hall, Clyde Road, and have performed across South of England for over 40 years. Addiscombe Councillors were pleased to support the purchase of Clyde Hall in 2010 which both … Continue reading
Croydon is showing its commitment to keeping the borough clean with new high visibility roles for its Area Enforcement Officers. The new team will be getting tough on rubbish, tough on the causes of rubbish – but with more discretion than before – and will also be targeting dog fouling … Continue reading
Friends of Addiscombe Railway Park AGM is to be held on Sunday 22nd February at 2 p.m. in the Baptist Church Hall at 101a Morland Road, Croydon. Anyone may attend. Anne Barcellos is standing down as the Chairperson, and a new Chairperson will be elected. Anyone who wishes to stand … Continue reading