London Mozart Players concert at Ashburton Hall, Addiscombe, with Indian Dance – 10 Feb 2018 #Croydon Grab your tickets before the event sells out!


Mozart to Malabar  – A concert with the London Mozart Players featuring classical Indian dance…

Twitter at @AshburtonHall

Book your tickets on Eventbrite 

Updates and notices of meeting – 23 Jan 2018

Thank you!
Thanks to those who attended our meeting.

A display of local information was made available on the night, with copies to take away.

Here are the initial updates and notices of meeting.  These will be updated over the next few days….

The notes of meeting will follow after all attendees have had the opportunity to comment.

Updates from previous meetings

The meeting on Rubbish – Refuse, Recycling and Flytipping generated a number of questions and points but no response has been received to these via the agreed process. Cllr Yvette Hopley agreed to take this up so residents received a response.

The notes of the meeting with Home-Start Croydon are being prepared and should be available shortly.


Friends Coffee Morning
The Asian Resource Centre Croydon is holding their monthly coffee morning at CVA on 24 January. Click here for details.




Holocaust Memorial Ceremony – Friday 26 January

Candle lighting at noon

Ceremony from 12.30-1.30pm

Please email if you plan to attend.

Details here.


The second CR7 Market this Saturday, 27 January – 12 to 6pm

12 – 6pm at Ambassador House, opposite Thornton Heath Railway Station.

Light Festival at Trumble Gardens, Thornton Heath, 4-9pm

This is a free event but tickets have SOLD OUT. Tickets may be available on the gates.

Both events are listed, along with other news and events, in the Thornton Heath Chronicle. Copies were made available at the meeting.

 Copies of The Croydon Citizen were also made available at the meeting. 

Croydon’s branch of  Amnesty International are holding a candlelit vigil and exhibition – 25 January to 2 February 2018

The ‘I Welcome’ exhibition will run from 25 January in the Central Library atrium to highlight the stories of refugees, past and present, For details and to book a free place, see Eventbrite.

There will be a candlelit vigil from 4.30-5pm outside the library on 27 January to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day – all are welcome to attend.

Norbury Brook meeting – 1 February
All welcome to this meeting. Norbury Brook runs from Thornton Heath on to Norbury so if you live in the area, why not go along to find out more?

For full details click here.

Home-Start Croydon volunteer training –  starting on Weds, 7 February for 8 sessions during the day.
Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer for the charity should get in touch with Home-Start Croydon asap!

Gala Night – 10 February at 7.30pm at St John’s Church Hall, Upper Norwood
An event in aid of Croydon Association for Pastoral Care in Mental Health.

See details here.


Younger Generation Theatre Group auditions

A Croydon-based theatre group which usually performs at the Fairfield Halls. Currently performing at the Harlequin in Redhill during the refurbishment of the Fairfield Halls. Calling for 9-18-year-olds to audition for the next show. Auditions will be held in Purley in February and March.

Full details here.



One Day workshop for singers with Croydon Bach Choir

10am to 6pm on Saturday 3 March.



Full details here.



Clean Up Norbury event

This will be held on March 17, hosted by Love Norbury.

Details here.




Croydon Local Plan
The Inspector’s report on the Croydon Local Plan has been published, with the main modifications noted.  This can be viewed here.


SNARL and the cat killer
Details of South Norwood Animal Rescue and Liberty (SNARL)‘s work on the cat killer and copies of the flyers to download have been added to the CCC website. See:

All were asked to keep spreading the word and to follow the advice given to keep pets safe. Flyers were also available at the meeting to take away.

SNARL are looking for people willing to help leaflet areas in Croydon. 

If interested, contact CCC who can pass details on.

Purley Food Hub
 Purley Food Hub serves Croydon and the organisation is always looking for donations to support their work. A list of items sought each month is produced.

Find the latest one here.

The Refugee Centre in West Croydon also seeks donations and CCC are currently waiting to receive an updated leaflet.

Local policing team newsletters
Anyone can sign up to receive these newsletters and occasional important updates from their local policing team. Newsletters also contain details of ward panel meetings.  Local policing teams are keen to hear from residents and business owners/workers on their priorities and concerns for the ward. 

CCC post all local policing team ward newsletters on the website, but in order to avoid delay and to ensure that people receive important updates as soon as they are released, do sign up directly with the local policing team (previously called the Safer Neighbourhood team) to get the information as soon as it is released.

Find all newsletters, here.

Ward panel meetings
The local policing team will also give you details of ward panel meetings where you can receive an update on policing on the ward and feed in your views.

If you wish to support our work, why not take up membership?

Members have voting rights.

Next meeting

Friends of Thornton Heath Rec Norbury Brook meeting on 1 Feb 2018

Public meeting on   on 1 February 2018

The organisers look forward to welcoming YOU!

Norbury Brook runs through Thornton Heath on to Norbury and beyond.

Find Norbury Brook on Twitter at @NorburyBrookCR7

And on Facebook: Norbury Brook Alliance


Croydon Policing Newsletter – Broad Green – Jan 2018

Here’s the latest newsletter from the local policing team for Broad Green.

You can receive this newsletter straight to your inbox every month as well as occasional important updates.  Just email Broad Green SNT to be added to their circulation list.

Produced by:

Broad Green Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email –
Tel – 020 8721 2712


Follow on Twitter:  @MPSBroadGreen 

Facebook: Broad Green Police

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