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Updated 16/7/18 Weekly planning applications and decisions

in Riddlesdown


Updated 8/7/18 City of London Commons Newsletters; July 2018


Updated 8/7/18 Forthcoming events in the area


New 20/6/18 Royal British Legion poppies on lamp posts

in Riddlesdown


Updated 13/6/18 Dog Ownership - A request to owners who use Riddlesdown ‘Common’ land


Updated 13/6/18 Significant changes to Croydon Council’s general refuse and recycling collections from September 2018


Updated 8/6/18 Mast issues for some parts of Riddlesdown for EE mobile phone customers - also affecting Virgin, Asda, BT mobile and Three users - ‘Issue now fixed’


Updated 6/6/18 Purley and Sanderstead SNT Police April newsletters and scam warnings


New 25/5/18 The 3rd Sanderstead Brownies need new leaders


New 1/6/18 Two free collections per year of ‘Large Unwanted

Items and Other Collections’ and one free collection of white goods


Updated 24/5/18 Riddlesdown Collegiate students litter pick locally;
local residents again clean up our area - are you interested in becoming a Street Champion?; other environmental matters


New 23/5/18 Contact information for the two new Purley Oaks

& Riddlesdown Ward Councillors


Updated 20/5/18 Major changes to the Riddlesdown timetable from

20 May 2018 until 8 December 2018


Updated 17/5/18 Major gas main works to northern and southern end of Ridlesdown


New 12/5/18 Laing’s sales brochure circa 1930 (scroll down page)


New 2/5/18 A flyer (published March 2018), from the Croydon CCG gives good advice on Urgent Care/GP hubs/Pharmacist help


Updated 2/5/18 The 17 storey Purley Cross development


New 30/4/18 -Points to consider if a developer approaches the owner

of a house for re-development


New 28/4/18 Keyless vehicle ignition systems and key fob jammers


Updated 28/4/18 Mitchley Ave/Rectory Park - A 2022

(Road surface condition)


New 18/4/18 New Cycle Stands/bollards, a new dropped kerb and a new pedestrian refuge to Mitchley Ave by Riddlesdown Rd


Updated 13/4/18 Have you wondered what Riddlesdown

will look like in 2036? - A letter from a resident


Updated 12/4/18 Horse Grazing Field in Mitchley Hill;

Farmland; Surveyors on site; Public footpaths across farmland in Mitchley Ave


New 28/3/18 Riddlesdown Recorder; Spring 2018


Updated 20/3/18 Boundary Review of Parliamentary Constituencies now published


New 17/3/18 Riddlesdown has another new notice board


Updated 17/3/18 Croydon Council bring in 20 mph speed limits in Croydon (for most but not all roads)


New 4/1/18 Deer signs in Riddlesdown


Updated 29/11/17 Mitchley Ave and Rectory Park on the bend now re-surfaced - Update on accidents


Updated 17/11/17 Change of school times for Riddlesdown Collegiate
and traffic issues


Updated 14/11/17 Local update from our MP; Chris Philp


New 22/10/17 Croydon Eye Newsletter from Croydon Borough Neighbourhood Watch - Autumn 2017


New 22/6/17 Advice from Met Police about the use of drones


Updated 2/5/17 Important information about changes for new GP Hubs at Purley Hospital, Parkway and East Croydon from 1 April 2017 and new opening hours; 8am to 8pm


Updated 12/4/17 A new Primary school has been approved by the DfE for Croydon but not on the Riddlesdown Collegiate site


Updated 24/2/17 Croydon Council’s Local Plan; Update


Updated 22/2/17 Parking in Riddlesdown generally


Updated 1/1/17 1937 - The first year of the RRA - Read what was happening 80 years ago!


Updated 23/3/16 Flooding and Street Cleaning


Updated 24/10/15 Tips from the Police for home and vehicle crime prevention/advice

and

Car protection and selling/buying advice


Updated 6/5/15 Damage to grass verges, overhanging hedges, shrubs and trees on pavements & shrubs on grass verges