Category Archives: Riots and recovery

What can be done to stop the death of this stretch of London Road?

These pictures show the stretch of London Road to the north of the junction with Sumner Road and St James’ Road. Along the east side of the road, many of the shops are empty – not just because of the … Continue reading

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High Street Camp on 25th May and London Road

Are you familiar with camps or ‘un-conferences’? They are growing in popularity, especially among people using online and social media in their work. Un-conferences have no set agenda – any of the delegates can offer a workshop. They are often … Continue reading

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West Croydon Community Forum – first meeting and funding opportunities

There was a good turnout for the first meeting of the West Croydon Community Forum on 1st May at CVA Resource Centre on London Road. Almost 50 people took part – a diverse mix of local residents, community and faith … Continue reading

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West Croydon Community Forum

Do you want to make a difference in West Croydon? If so, you are welcome to attend a meeting of the West Croydon Community Forum, which is being set up as an umbrella organisation for the area. Meeting Date & … Continue reading

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Croydon Local Independent Review Panel report published

The report from the Croydon Local Independent Review Panel has just been published (Tuesday 28th February). Click here to access a copy from the Croydon Online website. Some of the findings have already been said before or known for a … Continue reading

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BBC report on money pledged for riot aid

This report from Andrew Bomford from BBC Radio 4’s PM Programme makes depressing reading: Riot aid left unclaimed while another fund fails to pay “Most of the government money pledged to help small businesses after the riots is unlikely to … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Local Independent Review Panel

Croydon has set up a Local Independent Review Panel to look into the riots in Croydon on 8th August. The panel of five people is being chaired by William Barnett QC and will submit its findings to the national Riots … Continue reading

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