Question Time: Council Elections 2018

In the fourth of SCCA’s occasional series of public Question Times on issues which matter to Croydon citizens, candidates representing the main political parties will share their views and opinions on the most pressing issues facing our borough.

Venue: St Peter’s Church, Heathfield Road, CR0 1EZ

Date: Thursday 19 April 2018

Doors Open 18.30 Question Time 19.00-21.00

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Question Time provides an opportunity to question the parties’ representatives and decide who you think will best serve Croydon and its citizens over the next four years.

Our panellists are:

  • Tim Pollard (Conservative)
  • Peter Underwood (Green Party)
  • Tony Newman (Labour Party)
  • Richard Howard (Liberal Democrats)

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Dining Club at Casafina on 24th April

The next SCCA Dining Club outing will take place at Casafina on Tuesday 24 April at 7pm.

Venue: Casafina 

Address: 91/101 High Street CR0 1QF

Date: Tuesday 24 April at 7pm

Cost: £22.00 to include a welcome drink. Other drinks to be ordered and paid for during the evening.

Email Emma by Monday 16th April if you wish to come along


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Gas Works on Warham Road

The gas network in Warham Road will be upgrade starting on Monday 5th March (assuming the weather allows). Work is expected to last approximately 6 weeks. Working hours will be:

  • Monday to Friday between 7am and 7pm
  • Saturday between 9am and 2pm.

The contractors aim to minimise noisy activities.

Warham Road will become one-way eastbound between Barham Road and the A235 Brighton Road. A signed diversion route will be in place for in place for westbound traffic.

More information and updates can be found at:

SCCA Book Club

The new SCCA Book Club meets monthly. Last month the group read and discussed Pushkin’s Queen of Spades.

In March the group are going to see a live screening of Carmen at Oxted Everyman theatre.

The next book club gathering will take place in early April to talk about Gail Honeyman’s book: Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine.

If you’d like to find out more or wish to join, please contact Christina Preston.

SCCA raises money for Crisis

The 2017 SCCA Christmas Party Raffle, held on the 19th December, raised £128 for Crisis.

Thank you to those of you that attended the party for making this donation possible.

Thanks also to Bex de Paula Hanika, Steve Packer, Mary O’Rourke and Giorgio Raffaelli (La Spezia) for the enticing prizes, Emma Swan and Luise Parsons for organising, and of course, Christina and John Preston for hosting the party.

Crisis: Letter Thanking SCCA for Donation