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New type of speed camera on the M25

Important changes to planning laws from 31 May 2013

for rear single storey extensions

Some Riddlesdown history from The Recorder

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Updated 19/1/17 Proposed 20 mph speed limits in Croydon (Riddlesdown); further information on consultation

Updated 19/1/17 Aslef strikes suspended from 24/1/17 and Southern Rail re-instate  “all” trains; Delay/Repay update - 15 minute late compensation/cancelled trains

Updated 16/1/17 Advice from Sanderstead Police on car key

jammers and theft from vehicles; more thefts from vehicles locally

Updated 14/1/17 Weekly planning applications and decisions

in Riddlesdown

Updated 14/1/17 Latest Purley and Sanderstead SNT Police newsletters and scam warnings

Updated 12/1/17 Boundary Review of Parliamentary areas;

Purley Ward moving into Croydon Central? And an Electoral Review of Croydon Council- LGBCE report deferred until 14/3/17

Updated 8/1/17 Forthcoming events in the area including RRA AGM

New 6/1/17 Help change the drink driving law (George Beresford)

New 4/1/17 Croydon Police and Body Worn Video Cameras

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

Updated 1/1/17 City of London Commons Newsletters; January 2017

Updated 16/12/16 Purley Baptist Church 17 storey development;
Croydon Council’s Planning Committee approve application

Update 13/12/16 Update from Chris Philp; Croydon South MP

New 4/12/16 Children’s Christmas party photos

New 24/11/16 Further accident on bend at Mitchley Ave/Rectory Park

Updated 19/11/16 Local residents, beaver scouts and two Councillors clean up our area -Are you interested in becoming a Street Champion?; Street cleaning and other environmental matters

Updated 17/11/16 A volunteer required by Riddlesdown Collegiate

 Science Department and possible new Primary School at Riddlesdown Collegiate site?

Updated 1/11/16 Croydon Council’s garden waste scheme; details of 2017 and 2018 collections

Updated 19/10/16 Croydon Council’s Local Plan; Update and

the RRA’s objection letter

New 3/10/16 Tree felling on Godstone Rd (opposite Harris Academy)

by the City of London Corporation

Updated 6/9/16 Farm and woodland in Riddlesdown update;

Mitchley Hill - Planning Inspector dismisses appeal

Updated 27/7/16 Advice on bonfires in Riddlesdown

Updated 12/7/16 Future of Purley Hospital MIU, Parkway MIU and Edridge Rd Walk in Centre - Preferred Bidder Chosen

Updated 5/7/16 Parking in Riddlesdown generally

Updated 5/7/16 Dog Ownership

New 11/6/16 London Travelwatch - give your views on bus services

Updated 1/5/16 Biggin Hill Airport; Consultation report on proposed changes to southerly landings affecting Selsdon, Purley & Coulsdon

Updated 5/4/16 Report on 412 bus service

Updated 23/3/16 Flooding and Street Cleaning

New 18/3/16 Advice on disposal of surplus paint

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

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