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Fireworks and the Law

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!

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Riddlesdown in 1955 and also surrounding towns

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Updated 20/2/19 Mitchley Ave - Overnight Closures; 6 - 8 March from 8am to 5pm

Updated 20/2/19 SNT Police information & newsletters (latest - Purley Oaks & Riddlesdown weekly crime) and vehicle & home tips

Updated 16/2/19 Weekly planning applications and decisions in Riddlesdown (98 Riddlesdown Rd application for flats approved)

Updated 13/2/19 Forthcoming events in the area

Healthy Heart Event; 26 February: RRA Litter Pick; 11 May and RRA AGM 15 May, City of London Commons events

Social Prescribing Event; 12 March

Updated 10/2/19 Dog waste being dumped in Brancaster Lane; lost Jack Russell and possible dog poisoning on Riddlesdown ‘Common’ land

Update 10/2/19 Main Brighton Line upgrade and the 9 day closure from 16 February to 24 February 2019

Updated 6/2/19 Major gas main works affecting Riddlesdown Rd, Riddlesdown Ave and Purley Downs Rd until August 2019

Updated 5/2/19 City of London Commons Newsletters; February 2019

New 3/2/19 Heathrow Airspace and Future Operations Consultation and Biggin Hill airport consultation

Updated 3/2/19 A22 (Godstone Road) - Red route proposals to commence in 2019 and resurfacing works in late March

Updated 1/2/19 Local update from our MP; Chris Philp

New 30/1/19 Sanderstead Clinic - possible closure?

New 29/1/19 Community safety fear of crime survey

 - survey closes 22/2/19

Updated 25/1/19 The 17 storey Purley Cross development; legal challenge made on the planning decision by the Secretary of State

New 22/1/19 Forthcoming Collegiate Events - increase in a traffic on some local streets

New 15/1/19 Recent house burglaries in Riddlesdown

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

New 11/12/18 AGM Minutes 2018

Updated 17/11/18 RRA Litter Pick 17 November 2018;
local residents again clean up our area - are you interested in becoming a Street Champion?; other environmental matters

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

Updated 26/10/18 Croydon Council’s Suburban Design Guide - Supplementary Planning Document (SPD2); Consultation

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

Updated 23/3/16 Flooding and Street Cleaning