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L E S S   T O P I C A L   I S S U E S

Heathrow Airspace and Future Operations Consultation and Biggin Hill airport consultation

Sanderstead Clinic - possible closure?

Children’s Christmas Party 2018 - Photos

A flyer (published March 2018), from the Croydon CCG gives good advice on Urgent Care/GP hubs/Pharmacist help

Have you wondered what Riddlesdown

will look like in 2036? - A letter from a resident

A new Primary school has been approved by the DfE for Croydon but not on the Riddlesdown Collegiate site

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

View some fascinating photos of streets in

Riddlesdown in 1955 and also surrounding towns

Advice on bonfires in Riddlesdown

Advice on disposal of surplus paint

Would you like to become a

Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator in Riddlesdown?

Some Riddlesdown history from The Recorder

What does the RRA do, you may ask?

T O P I C A L   I S S U E S

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Updated 8/11/19 Riddlesdown’s green belt farmland is under threat

and a review of Croydon Council’s Local Plan 2018

(consultation closes 13/1/20)

New 4/12/19 Riddlesdown Recorder Autumn 2019

Updated 4/12/19 City of London Commons Newsletters; December 2019

New 3/12/19 St Edmund’s to close as a Church

Updated 30/11/19 Weekly planning applications and decisions in Riddlesdown  New application for 141 Brancaster Lane; HMO use

for 6 rooms and a new house

Update 30/11/19 Catalytic Converter Thefts

Updated 27/11/19 Flooding and Street Cleaning

Updated 26/11/19 The 17 storey Purley Cross development;

the new Public Inquiry is from 3 December

Updated 18/11/19 Renewal of the Sanderstead Rd Rail Bridge, South Croydon - road & footway closures at times

Updated 13/11/19 SNT Police information & newsletters (PO&R and Sanderstead Crime updates); Information about Croydon Council’s Neighbourhood Safety Officers; The Littlebooklet of Phone Scams

Bogus callers and vehicle & home tips ; DIY home security Survey

and Ward Panel Members Survey November 2019

Updated 4/11/19 Forthcoming events in the area

Children’s Christmas Party on 7 December;

Dementia friendly screenings

New 4/11/19 Consultation on changes to admissions criteria for entry to Riddlesdown Collegiate in September 2021

New 3/11/19 Changes to the 412 bus route in central Croydon

from 2 November 2019

Updated 3/11/19 RRA Litter pick on 2 November;

Council Officers litter pick with Riddlesdown Collegiate pupils - are you interested in becoming a Street Champion?;

other environmental matters

Updated 26/10/19 Fireworks and the Law

Updated 5/9/19 A new appointment system at all Croydon GP Hubs after 6.30pm - now deferred by CCCG

Updated 1/9/19 Major gas main works affecting Riddlesdown Ave and 4 way junction to Brancaster Lane, Coombe Wood Hill etc - junction works postponed

Updated 28/8/19 AGM Minutes 2019 and presentation from TfL

on the 412 bus service

Updated 27/8/19 Proposed mobile phone mast in Mitchley Ave

adjoining 152 Riddlesdown Rd

Updated 17/8/19 Local theft of catalytic converters on vehicles

Updated 11/8/19 Riddlesdown ‘Common’ now part of the new

‘South London Downs National Nature Reserve’ and location maps

New 6/8/19 Riddlesdown has a new bench in Mitchley Ave!

New 5/8/19 - A letter from ‘Nextdoor’ inviting residents to join

New 18/4/19 The Riddlesdown Recorder On line - Spring 2019

Updated 2/3/19 Dog waste being dumped in Riddlesdown

New 27/2/19 20/30mph Speed signs in Riddlesdown

Updated 14/12/18 Land in Dunmail Drive (opposite Collegiate gates); strimming the land

31/10/18 Smart Motorway construction on the M23 and the M20

New 30/4/18 -Points to consider if a developer approaches the owner

of a house for re-development

Updated 28/4/18 Mitchley Ave/Rectory Park; A 2022 -

Road surface condition and accidents

Updated 22/2/17 Parking in Riddlesdown generally


RRA Archive Stories

The current Riddlesdown Southern Rail train timetables

(Scroll down to Uckfield and East Grinstead to London - No 29)

Thameslink train timetables

(Scroll down to Uckfield and East Grinstead to London - No 29)

National Rail Enquiries

Riddlesdown Collegiate

Croydon On Line - Links and Information

Other adjoining and nearby Residents Associations

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