Category: Branches

Branch meetings for the reselection process

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 […]

Action update: you’re calling for car free streets!

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 […]

Branch Guest Speaker: Dan Norris, Child Poverty Action Group on Universal Credit

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 […]

Guest Speaker – Councillor Hamida Ali, Cabinet Member for Safer Croydon and Communities

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 […]

Branch Guest Speaker – Stuart Collins, Cabinet Member for Clean and Green Croydon

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 […]