Refurbishment works start on Old Ashburton Library

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

Croydon has never elected a woman as an MP

Since 1918, when women aged 30 or over got the vote, Croydon has never returned a female MP to the sarah jones and babyHouse 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

Tennison Road Bridge to re-open Tuesday 16th June 2015

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

New Volunteers needed For Friends of Addiscombe Railway Park, AGM on 22nd February 2015

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