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L E S S   T O P I C A L   I S S U E S

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!

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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The RRA now have a new monthly E-Blast (e-mail) which is primarily to keep residents updated on any new issues on-going in the area. To subscribe, go to the bottom left side of this homepage.

Updated 15/7/19 SNT Police information & newsletters (PO&R Crime updates); Information about Croydon Council’s Neighbourhood Safety Officers; The Littlebooklet of Phone Scams

Bogus callers and vehicle & home tips

Updated 14/7/19 Weekly planning applications and decisions in Riddlesdown

New 13/7/19 Riddlesdown ‘Common’ part of the new

‘South London Downs’

New 9/7/19 Riddlesdown Collegiate - Prospective Parents/Pupils Open Evening - Thursday 26 September 2019

Updated 8/7/19 Forthcoming events in the area

City of London events, Walk for Health; Riddlesdown Lawn Tennis Club; Dementia Friendly Screenings

Updated 5/7/19 City of London Commons Newsletters; July 2019

Updated 29/6/19 The 17 storey Purley Cross development;

the Public Inquiry is to be re-opened

New 2/6/19 Croydon Council - Proposed introduction of emission-based charges for resident and business parking permits

Updated 26/5/19 Local update from our MP; Chris Philp

Updated 15/5/19 RRA litter pick 11 May 2019;
Council Officers address Collegiate pupils in assemblies - are you interested in becoming a Street Champion?; other environmental matters

New 10/5/19 GTR- Rail Passenger Benefit Fund

Possible Improvements for Riddlesdown

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

Updated 10/4/19 Major gas main works affecting Riddlesdown Rd, Riddlesdown Ave and Purley Downs Rd until August 2019

New 12/3/19 Let's end Croydon's Planning Blight - now,

from Chris Philp MP

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

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

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

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

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

New 11/12/18 AGM Minutes 2018

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

Updated 23/3/16 Flooding and Street Cleaning


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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