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ABOUT THE RIDDLESDOWN RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION
Founded in 1937, the Association's objectives were established:
“to promote the well-
The Committee nowadays interprets this rather long-
Click this link for full rules of the RRA Association which were adopted at the AGM on 20 May 2022. Link
The Association covers approximately 1,500 households from 31 roads with a membership of about 2,500 people.
2017 was our 80th anniversary.
Read what was happening in the first year -
The RRA has been active since 1937 as a local community organisation. We are a non political, voluntarily run and non-
Below are a few examples of our aims and achievements:
The above is just an example of what Riddlesdown residents’ get for their £5 annual membership!
Are you interested in getting more involved in your local community? New RRA members, volunteers, road stewards, sponsors and supporters are always warmly welcomed.
THE RIDDLESDOWN RECORDER
We publish this twice yearly. It is free to members and delivered to all households, containing information and articles of interest to residents.
To see Committee members
Delivery of the Recorder and of other material is done by our loyal and hardworking band of road stewards. They also collect the annual subscription of £5 -
We are always in need of road stewards to replace those that unfortunately leave, or to lighten the burden of those with large patches. Please contact John if you can help.
RRA AGM 2024
The next RRA AGM 2024 for residents/members living in the RRA area will be held at St Edmund’s Hall, Mitchley Ave on Wednesday 17 April 2024 at 7pm
Here the annual election of Committee members will take place (new Committee members are always welcome to stand for election) and residents will be updated on all the happenings within the area since the last AGM. At the AGM residents can also ask questions and raise any matter or topic. The minutes for the 2023 AGM are on this link
For general correspondence, you may e-
RIDDLESDOWN RECORDER EDITOR
For contacting “The Riddlesdown Recorder” editor about articles or advertising, please use this e-
To contact the RRA Treasurer, please use this e-
Our Facebook page exists for members to submit and discuss issues.
The two RRA notice boards in Lower Barn Rd are now back in situ following repair. They now have a self-
Can we ask, PLEASE DO NOT use nails, tacks, sticky tape, glue or staples to fix notices. Drawings pins are fine. Due to restricted space, we also do not allow trade advertising, so those type of notices will be removed.
The RRA has now given residents the option to pay the annual subs of £5, either by cash, a cheque, or by a printed Standing Order form. If you wish, you can make one single annual payment, or set up an annual Standing Order instruction via your online bank account, or through your banking app.
The RRA's Bank details are:
Name; Riddlesdown Residents Association
Sort Code; 30-
Account Number; 37821768
Ideally all future subscription payments of £5 should be made each year on 1 June.
For the 'Payment Reference' please use your postcode first and then your house number (plus flat number (F1 or F2 etc, if applicable)); e.g., CR81HW-
Cheques should be made payable to the 'Riddlesdown Residents Association' -
If a resident does not have online banking or the banking app, the Standing Order form is available to download and print at home, on this link
We are very lucky to have a fantastic group of Road Stewards and they will still continue to call and collect subs either by cash, a cheque or they can give you a Standing Order form to complete. They will also deliver the Recorder magazine twice yearly.
As per the RRA’s constitution, households in streets abutting the Association's area may be eligible for dual membership with their own Residents' Association. Please check the RRA’s area on this link
Every effort is made to ensure that the information on this website is factually correct but accuracy must not be assumed and no responsibility can be taken for any actions arising in the case of error or otherwise. This information on this site, is made in good faith. The RRA can in no way guarantee or endorse any of the services or retailers named on this website or any statements made. Please bring to the attention of the Website Editor, any inaccuracies, by e-
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