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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. 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.

Norbury events & news at 6 July

St. Philip’s Church, Beatrice Ave Saturday 7 July. Noon-4pm. Norbury Fire Station Open Day Come and meet your local fire crew. Fire safety /smoke alarm advice, demos and a chance to view  fire service equipment. Sunday 8 July. 6.30pm. St. … Continue reading

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Norbury Transport Issues

The Love Norbury  Transport Committee recently sent the following briefing note on local transport issues to members of the Council’s Passenger Transport Advisory Committee. It contains details of recommendations to the four Love Norbury Residents Associations: Norbury Green, Norbury Village, Pollards … Continue reading

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Norbury events & news at 28 June

Sunset over Turle Rd 25 June  Posted by Linda Murray on Norbury Photographs Face book Friday 29 June. 2-6pm. Norbury Manor Primary School Summer Fair Saturday 30 June. 2pm. Friends of Norbury Hall Park – Help Spruce Up the … Continue reading

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Norbury and Norbury Hall Parks events 23 & 30 June

The Walk at 2pm will be led by me to discuss the history and the ideas for improving the Park.  

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Events & news at 13 June

Saturday 23 June 1-4pm Friends of Norbury Park Fun Day Free activities in Norbury Park, such as:  Treasure Hunt,   Art activities,  Story Time,  Tree spotting,  Quiz, Allotment tour,  Park walk,  Wishing tree, Table top sale, history display plus more I … Continue reading

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Active Norbury programme

Saturday 16 June. Active Norbury at Norbury Park  Louise Fox, the Council’s Live Well Project Officer has emailed the Friends of Norbury Park (11 June): ‘We have fairly recently been awarded some funding through The Active Spaces Fund and the … Continue reading

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Planning News at 13 June

Antic Pub Update The Planners have approved the application to revise the plans to make changes to the roof and install a lift and basement. A number of conditions have been attached including provision of  details  of refuse and cycle … Continue reading

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