Norbury Events & News at 19 March

What is happening across Croydon?

See my other blog site

https://seancreighton1947.wordpress.com/author/seancreighton1947

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Monday 20 March. 2.30-3.30pm. My Experiences as a Games Master at London 2012.

Talk by Barbara Turner at Norbury Library

Tuesday 28 March. 2.15pm – 4pm. Job Search Workshop

Norbury Library

Friday 24 March. 1-1.45pm. Coffee with a Copper

Costa Coffee, London Rd

Saturday 25 March. 1pm – 4pm. Community Empowerment Day

Endeavour (Scouts) Hall, 273 Norbury Crescent, SW16 4LF

Tuesday 28 March. 2.15pm – 4pm. Job Search Workshop

Norbury Library

Thursday 30 March. 7.30pm. Norbury Green Annual General Meeting

Leonard memorial Hall, Norbury Baptist Church, Semley Rd

http://www.norburygreen.co.uk

Saturday 8 April. 11am- 2pm. Community Clean-up Day

Norbury Avenue & Thornton Heath RA. Meet outside Kensington Autos (Corner Kensington & Norbury Avenues)

11 April. 11am-3pm. Responsible Dog Ownership Awareness Day.

Police event in Norbury Park

Half term

New Bins

2 new style bins – ‘belly bins’ which can compress the amount of rubbish have been installed on London Rd, one by the railings at the path to the Railway Station.

Norbury Police Update

  • Crime figures 2-10 March

Total: 17. Two each: ABH, domestic incident, theft from motor vehicles and theft not classified elsewhere. One each: public order offence, theft of parcel, theft of Motor Vehicle, theft of pedal Cycle, arson-other building-no danger life, burglary in a dwelling, burglary non dwelling, affray, and theft in a dwelling.

  • Crime figures 8 to 15 March

Total: 14. Theft of motor vehicle (4), burglary non dwelling (3), possession of cannabis (2). One each: theft of pedal cycle, public order offence, robbery of business property, robbery of personal property and GBH/serious wounding.

  • Police commentary

https://norburyvillage.wordpress.com/2017/03/17/norbury-npt-update-message-from-p-c-watts

  • Garage fire

The police are treating the recent fire that tore through nine vehicles in a Norbury garage as suspicious.

http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/8203-fire-that-tore-through-nine-vehicles-in-norbury-is-being-treated-as-suspicious/story-30204898-detail/story.html

  • Arrest at Station led to gaol

Three men have been jailed for a total of 28 years for firearm offences after police found a shortened rifle in holdall at Norbury Station.

http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/local/15147559.Three_jailed_for_28_years_in_total_for_firearm_offences_after_planned_police_operation

Why Pollards Hill Needs Special Protection

Pollards Hill RA has posted on its website my piece on Norbury Watch.

http://www.phranorbury.co.uk/news/2016/10/28/why-pollards-hill-needs-special-protection

 

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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