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

Croydon Local Plan – deadline extended to 20 Jan, 2020

Croydon Council has announced that the deadline for responding to the Croydon Local Plan review has now been extended to 20 January 2020.

Don’t miss the opportunity to have your say! All details here.

Find details of the consultation, how others have responded or concerns they have raised, here:

Croydon Local Plan review – how to respond

Riddlesdown Residents’ Association – concerns

Friends of Sanderstead Rec – concerns about building on the Rec

CPRE  London – concerns about traffic, pollution and congestion

Petition to Croydon Council – We demand that Croydon scrap their plans to dispose of 195 sq m of land around Heath Lodge

Friends of Grangewood Park are asking people to please sign the petition to support a call for Croydon council to scrap their plans to dispose of 195 sq m of land around Heath Lodge located in Grangewood Park.

Written objections and views are also sought.

Friends of Grangewood Park’s image used in the petition

The petition to Croydon Council reads,

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Croydon’s Digital Health and Care MarketPlace at Fairfield Halls, 27 Nov, 2019

Croydon Council is holding its first digital Health and Care MarketPlace event in partnership with UKTelehealthcare at the newly refurbished Fairfield Halls.

The event aims to raise awareness of TEC products and services and is open to professionals, CCGs, NHS, GPs, carers and local residents.

Book your FREE places HERE.

NEW Energy Cafes in New Addington

Malcolm Bell, Croydon Council’s Energy Officer, writes,

“I am really pleased to announce there will be Energy Cafes every Tuesday in New Addington until the end of March 2020, run by South East London Community Energy (SELCE) – a not for profit organisation that provides impartial, one-to-one advice to households on how to reduce their energy bills and keep their homes warmer.

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