Updates and notices of meeting – 28 June 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 updates and notices of the meeting.

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

Updates from previous meetings
The Council’s response to the questions on refuse, recycling and flytipping which arose from our May 2017 meeting on the subject, had been received this month and copies were made available in the meeting.  These will go out with the notes of meeting.

Thanks to the council officers who provided these and to Cllr Yvette Hopley who chased these when the original promised response was not forthcoming.


Three events on knife crime and youth violence

  • Faiths Together in Croydon meeting – What is being done about knife crime? This is an open meeting on 17 July in the Braithwaite Hall from 6-8pm. Details here.






Croydon Youth Summit on Knife Crime
To be held at The Brit School on 21 July 2018 and open to Croydon youth 11-24 years of age.  There are limited places so booking is essential.  




JAGS Foundation event – 2 July in South Norwood

An event for youth, parents, teachers and the community. Details here.




Death Cafes
Death Cafes are held at various venues across the borough.

There are death cafes held in New Addington at The Octagon every fourth Friday of the month. Details here.

To find out more about death cafes, click here.

Other Death Cafes are held in different locations across the borough. Details shortly.




Low-cost dog neutering scheme
The low-cost dog neutering scheme has been extended and will run throughout 2018. The Croydon Dog Warden is happy to speak to anyone to discuss their eligibility. Full details here.


David Lean Screenings
It’s always worth booking early as screening are very popular. View the July screenings here.  The July screenings will go on sale on 5 July. 



Policing in Croydon

Croydon Safer Neighbourhoods Board meeting
The meeting on 14 June has been rescheduled and provisionally booked for 25 July at 6.30pm.  The Board is funded by the Mayor’s office for Policing and Crime, and aims to give the borough’s residents a voice on safety and policing issues and to hold the police and their partners to account. This meeting is the AGM and it will be held in the Council Chamber in Croydon Town Hall at 6.30pm. Click here for details

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 to get the information as soon as it is released.

Find all newsletters, here.

Please note that some teams are changing email addresses and social media to align with the new wards.

Croydon Pridefest
Croydon PrideFest returns for its third year on 14 July, with a procession from the town centre and the main event being held in Wandle Park. Full details here.






Purley Food Hub
Purley Food Hub serves people across Croydon. They are always looking for donations to support their work in order to deal with increasing demand. A list of items sought each month is produced.  Find the list for June here.





Black History Month


This year’s theme is ‘Heroes to Heritage’. The month will be launched on October 2 at Tomorrow Café at 6pm, followed by a month of varied activities.




SNARL and the cat killer

The UK cat killer is still active.

Please help South Norwood Animal Rescue and Liberty (SNARL) who are working with the police to catch the person or persons responsible and alert others so they can keep their pets safe

Find the latest flyer here.  Flyers were also available at the meeting to take away.

If you would like to support the work of SNARL you can donate here.

Keep up to date!
Everyone was reminded to keep an eye on the website where these and future notices would be posted. It is possible to subscribe to posts in order to get email notifications. Click the link in the right sidebar on the website.  Links to posts are also posted to Twitter and Facebook.

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


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

Members have voting rights.

Next meeting
The AGM and social has been booked for 23 July.  More details shortly.

David Lean Cinema – July 2018 screenings

Bookings for David Lean Screenings

David Lean Cinema: how to book
Tickets for all screenings are £8.50. Concessions (persons aged 60 and over, full-time students, claimants and people with disabilities) £7. Bookings can be made:
Online: via the David Lean website: http://www.davidleancinema.org.uk/

Croydon Clocktower: located next to the Arts Bar, is open for one hour before every film. Tickets can be purchased for all films, subject to availability. This location is CASH ONLY.

RUSH TICKETS – Reduced price tickets for under 25s. Click here for details.

Wheelchairs: front row places can be booked via all the above methods. If you wish to book a complimentary seat for a helper, please request this by emailing: savedavidlean@gmail.com

Facebook and Twitter

The Facebook page is a useful resource for anyone interested in screening updates, photo albums and the latest press coverage. www.facebook.com/LeanCampaign

For additional reminders and film-related news, follow on Twitter: @SaveDavidLean

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Croydon PrideFest is back for a third year! – Saturday, July 14

 Croydon PrideFest 

Saturday, July 14, 2018

from 12.15pm to 10pm

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Croydon PrideFest is back for 2018!

Starting with a parade from Croydon High Street (near the entrance to St George’s Walk) at 12.15pm, walking to the main event site in Wandle Park, the day will include a wide range of live music and acts, accompanied by food and drinks stalls in the Park.

Attendees who want to show their dance moves can access the event’s dedicated dance tent in the Park until festivities wrap up at 10pm.                                                                  

There will be stalls, exhibits and information about local LGBT groups & their allies, including Croydon Area Gay Society ( CAGS)Aurora – Croydon’s LGBT Police Consultation Group,  Rainbows Across Borders – a voluntary self-help group for LGBT asylum seekers who are fleeing persecution of oppressive homophobic/transphobic regimes, Transpals,  and the Croydon LGBT+ Network Group.


Croydon Pride Festival is an event for anyone from Croydon’s wonderfully diverse & friendly community to enjoy.

Make sure to watch the official Croydon PrideFest website for further details and updates.

Keep up to date on Facebook: CroydonPride

Follow on Twitter: @CroydonPride

Cut price dog neutering scheme for Croydon residents – vouchers available 1 July to Dec 2018

Croydon Council’s Dog Warden Service works in partnership with Dogs Trust to promote responsible dog ownership.

There is a further opportunity to take advantage of the ‘£35 Neutering’ initiative which will run from 1 July to 31 December 2018.

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Croydon Policing Newsletter – Sanderstead – May 2018

This is the latest edition of the Sanderstead local policing team’s newsletter.

Produced by:
Sanderstead Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email – ZD-SNTSanderstead@met.police.uk
Please note new email as of 19 June 2018

Tel – 020 8721 2470
Twitter –  @MPSSanderstead

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MPSSanderstead/

Website: http://content.met.police.uk/Team/Croydon/Sanderstead

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