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New 10/2/16  Riddlesdown Recorder Winter 2016

Updated 8/2/16 Latest Purley and Sanderstead SNT Police newsletters

& scam warnings

Updated 12/2/16 Some forthcoming events; City of London, Museum of Croydon; Drawing workshops; Police meetings, East Surrey Water tour Bough Beech reservoir; meet Chris Philp MP, Marion’s Gguided walks & RRA AGM

Updated 7/2/16 City of London Commons Newsletters; Feb 2016

New 6/2/16 Ticket offices at some railway stations, including Riddlesdown face closure

Updated 6/2/16 Major road works and delays on A22 (south)

Re-opening of Godstone by pass now delayed until at least 28/2/16

Updated 6/2/16 Weekly planning applications and decisions

in Riddlesdown

Updated 6/2/16 Future of Purley Hospital MIU, Parkway MIU and Edridge Rd Walk in Centre decided

Updated 5/2/16 Riddlesdown Post Office now re-open and with longer opening times from 5 February 2016

Updated 26/1/16 Croydon Council’s green waste scheme to go ahead from April 2016 but for a charge

Updated 25/1/16 Biggin Hill Airport; Consultation on proposed changes to southerly landings affecting Selsdon, Purley & Coulsdon

New 14/1/16 Some parking costs in Croydon to increase

from 1 February 2016

Updated 13/1/16 RRA meet with Council Officer about Flooding; street cleaning and reports on other environmental matters in our area

Updated 13/1/16 Riddlesdown Post Office, Lower Barn Rd

Consultation report from the Post Office about

refurbishment and services at this Post Office

Updated 13/1/16 You are also now able to use Contactless on Tube, Tram, DLR, & London Overground & most National Rail services in London and to Gatwick airport

Updated 5/1/16 Rail engineering works until 18 March 2016;

Old Lodge Lane bridge replacement aborted because of high winds

New 4/1/16 Update from Chris Philp, Croydon South MP

New 30/12/15 New dual rubbish and recycling bins

Updated 19/12/15 London Borough of Croydon’s Local Plan;

View RRA’s objections and also Chris Philp’s MP

Updated 19/12/15 Purley Baptist Church 16 storey development; further details of the development

Updated 12/12/15 Farmland to east of Dunmail Drive, off Mitchley Hill - Landscaping works etc

New 8/12/15 RRA Children’s 2015 Christmas Party Photographs

Updated 3/11/15 Fireworks and the Law

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

Public parking in Purley Town Centre

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 10/11/14 Parking in Riddlesdown generally

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

Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator in Riddlesdown?

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New street lighting for Riddlesdown;

Some questions answered by Skanska

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

Some Riddlesdown history from The Recorder

Dog attacks continue in Riddlesdown

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