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Updated 25/11/15  Latest Purley and Sanderstead SNT Police updates and street meeting in Brancaster Lane & scam warnings

Updated 23/11/15  Some Forthcoming Events; RRA’s Children’s Xmas Party (further details); Bourne Society, City of London Events, Museum of Croydon; Meet the Met Police Commissioner

Updated 21/11/15  Weekly planning applications and decisions

in Riddlesdown

New 19/11/15  London Buses - Details of operations over

Xmas 2015 and New Year

Updated 17/11/15  Flooding; street cleaning and reports on other environmental matters in our area

Updated 17/11/15  Possible closures of Purley MIU, Parkway MIU and Edridge Rd Walk in Centre - CCCG advise on consultation dates

Updated 17/11/15  Major road works on A22 until March 2016

Updated 16/11/15  Engineering works from Riddlesdown up to Christmas 2015 - Also engineering work at Purley;

Bus service between East Croydon and Redhill Stations

Updated 10/11/15  New street lighting for Riddlesdown;

Some questions answered by Skanska

New 6/11/15 London Borough of Croydon’s Local Plan

Proposed Changes: Consultation from 6/11/15 to 18/12/15

New 5/11/15 Free Electrical Safety Testing (by appointment)

Updated 4/11/15  City of London Commons Newsletters; Nov 2015

Updated 3/11/15  Fireworks and the Law

Update 24/10/15  An increase in burglaries recently in the area; especially with entry gained at the rear of properties - Top tips from the Police for home crime prevention/advice


Car protection and selling/buying advice

New 20/10/15  Police in Croydon issue vehicle crime prevention advice

New 13/10/15  Riddlesdown Post Office, Lower Barn Rd

Consultation with the Post Office until 3/11/15 for

refurbishment and services at this Post Office

Updated 10/10/15  Croydon Council propose charge for

garden waste collection from January 2016

New 9/10/15 Dates to meet Chris Philp - Croydon South MP

New 15/9/15  Croydon Council’s “The Croydon Promise”

Public parking in Purley Town Centre

New 13/9/15 - Removal of central white lines on Godstone Rd (A22) and Brighton Rd (A23)

New 10/8/15  RRA AGM Minutes 2015

Update 30/7/15  Farmland to east of Dunmail Drive, off Mitchley Hill - Landscaping works etc

New 18/7/15 - Purley Baptist Church 16 storey development; Environmental Impact Assessment &further details of the development

New 28/6/15  Riddlesdown Recorder Summer 2015

Updated 20/6/15  Information about prescriptions (& other services)

at Riddlesdown pharmacy, Lower Barn Rd; pharmacy now open Wednesday afternoons

Updated 4/6/15  Information about the Council’s new “Village Approach”for rubbish and recycling collections

Update 29/5/15 - Berkshire Homes; land in Dunmail Drive (r/o 36/60 Honister Heights) not sold at Auction on 28 May 2015

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

Updated 7/3/15  View some fascinating photos of streets in

Riddlesdown in 1955 and also surrounding towns

Updated 5/1/15  London Bridge Station redevelopment until 2018

Updated 22/2/15  New wheelie bins for recycling to be introduced

Updated 10/11/14  Parking in Riddlesdown generally

Updated 8/10/14  Would you like to become a

Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator in Riddlesdown?

Updated 16/9/14 All London buses are now cash free;

You are also now able to use Contactless on Tube, Tram, DLR, & London Overground & most National Rail services in London

Updated 26/8/14  Information on Contactless payments on

public transport; the London Freedom Pass and the

New 60+ concessionary travel from November 2012

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Registering to vote - Individual Electoral Registration

Croydon Council complete CPO of 48 Mitchley Ave

Advice on bonfires in Riddlesdown

Purley Fire Station; 1 year closure

& demolition From 11/2/15

New type of speed camera on the M25

Important changes to planning laws from 31 May 2013

for rear single storey extensions

Mobile phone reception in Riddlesdown

An aerial view of part of Riddlesdown Common

 taken from a drone

Some Riddlesdown history from The Recorder

Dog attacks continue in Riddlesdown

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