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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.

Norbury Planning Applications at 20 August

If you decide to make comments please copy to the Love Joint Planning Committee via sean.creighton@btinternet.com 4 Christian Fields 17/03868/GPDO.  Erection of single storey rear extension projecting out 4 metres with a maximum height of 3.74 metres.  (Note 1 below) … Continue reading

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Vision for the future of Norbury Park

The Vision event about improvements to Norbury Park run by the Council’s consultants was very successful. At least 110 people of all ages filled in questionnaires and there were many lengthy discussions about the emerging ideas, additional ideas, and the … Continue reading

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Are Residents Association members activists?

People become activists when they work together to influence political, social, economic or environmental change and decision making. As citizens we have the right,  and some would say obligation to do so, to ensure the continued health of our democracy, … Continue reading

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Busy day in around Norbury Park Saturday 19 August

This coming Saturday is a busy day in and around Norbury Park. The Council sponsored Vision event to enable residents and users to comment on what they want to see in the way of improvements is taking place in the … Continue reading

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Norbury events & news at 4 August

    Thursday 10 August. 1.30-3.30pm. Healthier Lifestyles Session  at Norbury Library. Also 24 August, 10 & 28 September. Monday 14, Tuesday 15 & Wednesday 16 August. Norbury Lawn Tennis Club three day tennis training for children starting each day … Continue reading

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Opening up the Brook in Norbury Park – Part 4 – The Options

Development of initial options The consultants identified opportunities to improve the management of flood risk within the Park and focussed on improving the hydraulic conductivity of the Brook by altering or removing the culvert in which it flows. A new … Continue reading

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Opening up the Brook in Norbury Park – Part 3 – The Park

Flora and fauna The consultants assessed the flora and fauna of the Park. It comprises an area of cultivated amenity grassland fringed by mature trees, including a mixture of native and planted species (e.g. silver birch and black poplar). The … Continue reading

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