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The Croydon North Constituency Labour Party has commenced the process of the selection of a candidate for a Member of Parliament. The procedure will be determined by ballots received from Labour Party branches and affiliated organisations. If either one third or more of Party branches who indicate a preference, or one third or more of […]
Sadly, Councillor Maggie Mansell has died after a short illness. Shafi Khan, who served with her on Croydon Council for 24 years writes: I have lost a good partner in politics who always had equality, justice and fairness at the heart of anything she has done, a scientist with extensive knowledge of health issues, a […]
We know air pollution is damaging our children’s lungs and lives. I recently brought together a wide range of community activists from across Croydon to examine the Council’s Air Quality Action Plan and generate further ideas to reduce car use and move to sustainable forms of transport. Check out the summary below and share your […]
The CPAG works on behalf of children in the UK growing up in poverty with a core focus on understanding drivers of poverty, the impact it has on children’s lives, and how it can be prevented and solved. The CPAG’s stated vision is ‘of a society free of child poverty, where all children can enjoy […]
Thornton Heath Branch were pleased to welcome Councillor Hamida Ali to discuss Croydon Council’s approach to tackling youth violence. Hamida spoke of a study which identified 60 cases of young people participating in knife crime and trying to understand common characteristics of the individuals. Interim findings: Not one of 60 young people had a permanent […]
Thornton Heath Branch was extremely fortunate to have Councillor Stuart Collins in attendance to discuss the newly rolled out changes to Croydon’s waste collection system. In Croydon we currently recycle 38% of our household waste but 70% is recyclable. The rubbish we throw away is polluting our planet and we all need to do our […]