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Important changes to planning laws from 31 May 2013

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Updated 22/10/16 Weekly planning applications and decisions

in Riddlesdown

Updated 21/10/16 Croydon Council’s garden waste scheme - last collections either 7 or 8 November

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

the RRA’s objection  letter

Updated 19/10/16 Forthcoming events in the area, including the RRA Children’s Christmas Party on 3 December

New 16/10/16 Replacement of the rail bridge at Old Lodge Lane

New 13/10/16 “Clown Craze” - Message from Sanderstead SNT

Updated 12/10/16 St James’ Rd and Riddlesdown Rd - Road closures; update

Updated 11/10/16 Latest Purley and Sanderstead SNT Police newsletters (plus No Trick or Treat poster)and scam warnings

Updated 7/10/16 Collegiate pupils clean up the area;

are you interested in becoming a Street Champion?;

street cleaning and reports on other environmental matters

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

by the City of London Corporation

Update 3/10/16 Update from Chris Philp; Croydon South MP

Updated 2/10/16 City of London Commons Newsletters; October 2016

Updated 14/9/16 Boundary Review of Parliamentary areas;

Purley Ward moving into Croydon Central?

And an Electoral Review of Croydon Council

New 10/9/16 New Primary School at Riddlesdown Collegiate site?

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

Mitchley Hill - Planning Inspector dismisses appeal

Updated 10/8/16 Purley Baptist Church 17 storey development;
Mayor of London expresses concerns

New 9/8/16 Summer edition of Riddlesdown Recorder

Updated 27/7/16 Advice on bonfires in Riddlesdown

Updated 23/7/16 Financial scams in the area

Updated 14/7/16 Information about Purley Pool and Purley

Multi Storey Carpark

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

New 5/7/16 New Southern Railway emergency timetable

wef 11/7/16 until further notice

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 10/6/16 Purley Oaks Recycling Centre;

Cllr Simon Brew updates

Updated 2/6/16 Lidl’s planning application for the former Good Companions site in Hamsey Green is refused

New 11/5/16 RRA AGM 2016 - Minutes

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 28/3/16 Possible Closure to Ticket Offices at Some Railway Stations; A Reprieve

Updated 23/3/16 Flooding and Street Cleaning

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

New 7/3/16 Warning from Met Police (Purley & Sanderstead SNT’s) about cold calling companies in the area

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

Update 29/5/15 Berkshire Homes; land in Dunmail Drive (r/o 36/60 Honister Heights) not sold at Auction on 28 May 2015

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