Norbury Update 13 July

Monday 18 July.1-2pm. Coffee with a Copper

Green Lane Co-op

Tuesday 19 July.1pm. Police Community Engagement Session

Norbury Library

Thursday 28 July. Windrush Event

A Windrush event will take place at Harlow Hall in partnership with the Cassandra Centre Lunch Club activities. Details to be announced.

Sunday 31 July. Cassandra Table Top Sale

Lloyd’s Bank Car Park, Stanford Rd. Details to be announced.

Sunday 7 August. Noon-9pm. Jamaica Food and Music Festival

Norbury Park.

Live and recorded music, stalls, alcohol tent.

A recent police email contained an error saying the Festival would be on the Saturday as well, although the organisers had decided to limit it to just the Sunday.

Friends of Norbury Park are discussing their concerns  about the possibility of noise and chaotic organisation with the organiser as recommended by the Council’s Licensing Sub-committee. The event is to raise funds for projects in Jamaican schools.

Saturday 27 August. Noon-4pm. Fire Station Open Day Event

Created by London Ambulance Services, London Fire Brigade and Metropolitan police. There will be lots of activities for kids to engage with emergency services and to play with a police dog/puppy.

Norbury Fire Station

Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 September.10am-8pm. World Food Festival

Norbury Park

See next posting.

Wednesday 17 September. Police Ward Panel Meeting

Details to be announced.

Catalytic Convertor Marking

55 vehicles were marked at the recent police event on Granville Car Park. A second event will be organised.

Norbury Team Wins Quiz

A team of Norbury residents took part in the Bensham Manor Labour Party Quiz at Ruskin House on Thursday. Calling themselves ‘Tory Leadership Candidates’ they won. It this a prophesy for the next General Election?

Planning Applications

90 Christian Fields. Demolition of garage, two-storey side single-storey rear/side extensions. 

1 Jerviston Gardens. Demolition of front porch and chimney stack, conversion of garage, single-storey side and part-single/two-storey rear extensions, alterations to land levels at rear of site including raised terrace, provision of replacement roof tiles, replacement windows, roof lights in the side roof slopes, replacement front boundary treatment and front entrance gates and landscaping works. 

1B Pollards Hill East. Single storey rear extension.

Planning Approvals

66 Dunbar Avenue. GPDO  single storey rear extension

41 Pollards Hill South. LDC rear dormer extension and 3 roof lights in front roof slope and window in side elevation 

155 Tylecroft Road. LDC. Sngle storey rear extension.  

Planning Refusal 26 Norbury Court Road

Erection of rear outrigger dormer and terraced area refused because ‘The proposed outrigger dormer would result in the addition of a dominant addition to the roof and thus would be detrimental to the character of the dwelling house.’

Croydon And History Updates

About seancreighton1947

I have lived in Norbury since July 2011. I blog on Croydon, Norbury and history events,news and issues. I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I have submitted views to Council Committees and gave evidence against the Whitgift Centre CPO and to the Local Plan Inquiry. I am a member of Norbury Village Residents Association and Chair of Norbury Community Land Trust, and represent both on the Love Norbury community organisations partnership Committee. I used to write for the former web/print Croydon Citizen. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics history database. 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, radical and suffrage movements, 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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