Community Meeting in Croydon – Thurs, 23 Jan 2020 – ALL WELCOME!


Please join us for our next public meeting

in the hall to the rear of:

St. Michael and All Angels with St. James
Poplar Walk

Enter via the gate to the left of the Church.

Please book a free place to attend.

St Michael front

Come along to meet others from across Croydon, pick up local information, hear what others have to say and to join the conversation.

Topics for discussion
This meeting will start with brief notices and updates from previous meetings.

 Steve Hunt from Purley Food Hub will be attending to give a brief update on Purley Food Hub! Don’t forget that we’ll be collecting donated items on the night too. See the latest list here.

And the main part of the meeting will involve a discussion to get your views for Croydon Council’s The Big Conversation, based around six key themes.

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Chinese New Year drop in event for families – Sanderstead Library – 25 Jan

Why not drop in for this family-friendly event?

Sanderstead Library
Farm Fields

Telephone: 020 7884 5165

Croydon Libraries

Website: to find out how to join Croydon libraries, view the calendar of events, reserve or renew books and more!

Twitter: @CroydonLibs

Dementia-friendly screening at The David Lean, A Hard Day’s Night (1964) on Tues, 4 Feb 2020 at 11am

Check out the special Dementia-friendly screening at the David Lean Cinema each month.

The next screening is A Hard Day’s Night ( 1964)


Booking is FREE and all screenings start at 11am.  Tea, coffee and biscuits are available from 10.30am.

A £1 entry fee is requested. Carers are free.

Bookings for these special screenings is via Eventbrite.


For other screenings at the David Lean, click here.

Club Soda is recruiting! Could YOU be the ideal person to support their project manager? Apply by 21 Feb, 2020

Club Soda is looking to recruit someone to support the Project Manager in delivering and developing the Gig Buddies project across Croydon. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting people with a learning disability and/or autism who use the Gig Buddies Croydon project. There will also be an element of supporting the wider charity.

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Knife Crime Seminar in Croydon – 20 Feb 2020 – stalls, talks and more!

The Mayor of Croydon, Councillor Humayun Kabir, invites YOU to a knife crime seminar, organised in association with the British Bangladeshi Society

at Croydon Town Hall, Katharine Street, CR9 1XW


Register on Eventbrite

Follow on Twitter at @MayorofCroydon

Croydon CCG meetings are held in public so you can attend and ask questions – Jan 29, Mar 3

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The NHS Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS Croydon CCG) hold meetings in public every two months.   The Croydon Primary Care Commissioning Committee meets quarterly.  Anybody is welcome to come along to either meeting and attend as an observer.

If you are unable to attend a meeting but have a question for the Governing Body you can submit it in writing to and your question will be asked and responded to at the meeting, with a written follow up, if you request this. They would be very grateful if you could submit the question in advance (3 days ahead of the meeting would be ideal).

If you are able to join NHS Croydon CCG there is a slot on the agenda for questions from the audience at the meeting.

Meetings held in public can be subject to change so please check the website before attending any of the meetings set out below for the latest dates and times.

Governing Body meetings and Croydon Primary Care Commissioning Committee Meetings are held in public

Date​​​ Croydon Primary Care Commissioning Committee Meeting​ ​Governing Body meeting ​         Location
​Wednesday 29 January 2020 ** 5.30 – 8.30pm​ Croydon Council Chambers,

Katharine Street  CR0 1NX ​​

Tuesday ​3 March 2020 12.00pm – 1.20pm​ 2.00 – 4.00pm​ Croydon Conference Centre, Surrey Street​​


**Special Meeting of the Governing Body in public with Croydon Health Services NHS Trust Board.

Governing body papers and Primary Care Commissioning Committee Meeting​ papers are available to download​

There will be an opportunity for members of the public to ask the Governing Body members questions during the allotted time on the Agenda (Open space for public questions).

Questions may also be submitted in writing three working days (not including Bank Holidays) in advance of the meeting to:

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Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group


Twitter: @NHSCroydonCCG

Group opposes Higher Drive, Purley, development and urges others to get involved

A group of residents in Higher Drive, Purley have decided to challenge Croydon Council’s decision to allow a 5 storey block of 40 flats to be built on a site formerly occupied by 3 detached family houses.

Mike Brigden, the Chair of Woodland Way (Purley) Association, explains and urges others to get in touch to support their objections… Continue reading