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L E S S   T O P I C A L   I S S U E S


Approval of admissions criteria for entry to Riddlesdown Collegiate in September 2021


RRA Children's Christmas Party 2019 - Photos


AGM Minutes 2019 and presentation from TfL

on the 412 bus service


St Edmund’s to close as a Church


Croydon Council introduces tougher planning rules on house conversions from 28/1/20 (HMOs)


All further gas main works in the northern part of Riddlesdown now deferred until at least 2021


Dog waste being dumped in Riddlesdown


Riddlesdown ‘Common’ now part of the new

‘South London Downs National Nature Reserve’ and location maps


Mitchley Ave/Rectory Park; A 2022 -

Road surface condition and accidents


Heathrow Airspace and Future Operations Consultation and Biggin Hill airport consultation


Sanderstead Clinic - possible closure?


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 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 AUTUMN 2020 EDITION OF THE RIDDLESDOWN RECORDER IS CANCELLED AND THERE WILL BE NO ONLINE VERSION -
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Updated 20/9/20 SNT Police information & newsletters

(PO&R and Sanderstead Crime updates); Information about Croydon Council’s Neighbourhood Safety Officers; Ward Panel meetings; The Littlebooklet of Phone Scams

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


Updated 20/9/20 Weekly planning applications and decisions in Riddlesdown


Updated 13/9/20 Forthcoming events in the area


Updated 13/9/20 Local road works


Updated 12/9/20 City of London Commons Newsletters; Sept 2020


Updated 7/9/20 Timetable Changes to Southern Rail (& Thameslink) from Monday 7 September 2020


Updated 7/9/20 Catalytic Converter Thefts


Updated 2/9/20 Rail engineering works for the Riddlesdown line; currently no further work dates are planned


Updated 2/9/20 September school bus travel;

information received from TfL


Updated 28/8/20 Riddlesdown Collegiate’s proposals to fully

 re-open in September 2020


Updated 28/8/20 Resurfacing at night of the A23/A22 at Purley Cross


New 22/8/20 Want to report an environmental issue to

Croydon Council?


Updated 13/8/20 Advice on bonfires and wood burning appliances

in Riddlesdown


New 9/8/20 'Test and Trace Scam Advice' from the Met Police


Updated 1/8/20 Fireworks and the Law


Updated 31/7/20 Butterfly conservation and count on Riddlesdown
Open Space


New 23/7/20 Dog Attack on Sheep on Riddlesdown


New 23/7/20 Advice on E Scooters


New 18/7/20Inside Croydon’ report; Residents’ Associations angrily reject Croydon Council’s housing plans


New 13/7/20 Riddlesdown Collegiate - World class schools quality mark and end term closure brought forward


Updated 9/7/20 The 17 storey Purley Cross development;

the Secretary of State has granted planning permission


New 10/4/20 RIDDLESDOWN RECORDER SPRING 2020

Online version only


New 9/6/20 Network Rail; Unblocking the Croydon Bottleneck


Updated 24/5/20 Water Main Works on Godstone Road (A22) Purley; now deferred until 2021


Updated 24/1/20 Mitchley Ave - Speed Camera is back!


Updated 8/4/20 Proposed mobile phone mast in Mitchley Ave

adjoining 152 Riddlesdown Rd - planning application refused


New 18/3/20 Information received from St Edmund's Care Group,

Mitchley Ave and Coronavirus


Updated18/3/20 A22 (Godstone Rd) - Red route proposals to

commence in 2020


Updated 21/1/20 Riddlesdown’s green belt farmland is under threat;
 a review of Croydon Council’s Local Plan 2018

(consultation closed 20/1/20) and the RRA’s objection letter


Updated 21/1/20 Democratically Elected Mayor of Croydon (DEMOC)


Updated 7/1/20 Flooding and Street Cleaning


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 14/12/18 Green Belt Farm and Woodland/land in Riddlesdown


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

of a house for re-development


Updated 22/2/17 Parking in Riddlesdown generally

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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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