Croydon Policing – West Thornton ward panel meeting – 30 Sept, 2019 at 7pm

PCSO Sunilkumar Pillai, the Dedicated Ward Officer (DWO) for West Thornton, writes,

“Dear Ward Member,

We are looking to carry out the next ward panel member meeting on 30 Sep at 1900hrs at Norbury SNT Base, 1342-1344 London Road. Please arrive by 1845hrs for a prompt start at 1900hrs.

Please [email] if you are planning to attend the meeting so we can judge the numbers.


Sunilkumar Pillai, PCSO 7188 SN

West Thornton DWO


West Thornton Safer Neighbourhood Team

Email –
Tel –  07920 233 884

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Coffee with a cop – noon to 1pm on 28 Sept, 2019, in Thornton Heath

Live or work in Thornton Heath ward?

Why not drop by to seek advice and discuss local issues with your policing team?

They will be at Costa Coffee, High Street, Thornton Heath on Saturday 28 Sept 2019 between 12 noon and 1pm.

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Tel – 020 8721 2058


Charity car wash at Croydon Fire Station – 28 Sept 2019, 11am to 4pm


Croydon Fire Station is running another charity car wash with all proceeds going to the Fire Fighters Charity.


More info about these charity car washes and a video explaining more, here!


Fire Fighters Charity @firefighters999

London Fire Brigade, Croydon, covering the five fire stations in Croydon is at @LFB_Croydon

Norbury Brook Alliance invites you to World Cleanup Day event on 21 Sept 2019

Help clean up Norbury Brook and Thornton Heath Rec with Norbury Brook Alliance, on World Cleanup Day 2019


They look forward to seeing you.

All welcome but under 16s should be accompanied by an adult.

They’ll be clearing vegetation & rubbish from the brook and there will be a walking litter pick of The Rec. There will be refreshments on offer.  Please dress appropriately, including stout wellies if you want to help in The Brook.


Please contact Graham Mitchell with any queries on or phone 07830 817 662.

Norbury Brook Alliance is on Twitter at@NBAllianZe

Community Meeting with the Borough Commander – 19 Sept, 6pm – South Norwood

Notice of meeting, via email, sent on behalf of the South Norwood Policing Team:

4.16pm on 18 Sept, 2019

“This morning, your local Police supported by Pan Metropolitan Police units, have carried out a large policing operation that focused in and around the wards of South Norwood and Woodside. 

This operation has been conducted in a direct response to local concerns regarding levels of crime in South Norwood.

The focus of Police activity has been against those individuals believed involved in serious crime including violence, firearms offences, the supply of controlled drugs, burglary and theft. 

South Norwood local policing team are holding a meeting on Thursday 19Th September 2019 at 18:00 hours at STANLEY HALLS, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25 6AB.

Present at this meeting will be the Croydon borough Commander Chief Superintendent Dave Stringer along with local Dedicated Ward Officers to discuss any concerns residents may have in regards to the Policing operation.”


The Borough Commander speaking at a recent public meeting

Date: Thursday, 19 Sept  2019

Time: 6pm

Location: Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE25 6AB


For any further information please contact the local Policing team.




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South Norwood Safer Neighbourhood Team

Don’t miss the Black History Month concert evening at St George’s Shirley – 19 Oct 2019

St George’s CofE Church in Shirley invites you for a fantastic evening of food, music, poetry, entertainment and dancing at their first Black History Month Concert which is not to be missed!

The evening starts at 6pm with a fusion buffet and drinks to give a taste of different foods from Africa and West Indies.

This is followed by the evening’s concert from 7pm to 10pm, offering a mixture of music and poetry reflecting the richness and diversity of Africa and the West Indies in the UK.

There will be art on display, including imagery from the Windrush Generation, paintings from Nigerian’s own son DRE, and arts and crafts available for sale in support of the Hope Foundation in Ghana.

And, to round off the evening, from 10-11pm, there’s a “shake a leg” session brought to you by DJ Sabastian.

You really cannot afford to miss this event!!

This evening has been made possible by the support of Shirley North Councillors – Cllr Sue Bennett, Cllr Gareth Streeter and Cllr Richard Chatterjee.

Book your place via Eventbrite at

Performances by:

Steel pianist Delphina James

Croydon’s own SDA gospel choir

Calypso composer Alexander D Great

Poetry Reading by Marie Reynolds

African Art Exhibition by Nigerian’s own DRE

Songstress Melissa James

Guest Speak Michael King, son of  the Late Sam Beaver King MBE











Victim Support’s ‘You & Co’, supporting young victims of crime (4-17yrs), now in Croydon

YOU&Co logo

Monique Smith has been appointed as the Youth Advocate for Croydon borough with Victim Support. Her primary focus is on supporting children and young people affected or at risk of SYV (Serious Youth Violence) in Croydon as part of Victim Support’s youth programme, You & Co.

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Updates and notices of meeting – 11 Sept 2019

Thank you!
Thanks to those who attended our meeting, including Cllr Yvette Hopley. Apologies from Cllr Margaret Bird and Cllr Simon Brew were noted.

We were pleased to be joined by Carol Trower, the lead for Creating Conversations in Croydon who spoke about the project and volunteer opportunities.

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…

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