Liberalising Croydon’s night-time economy

Posted on January 8th, by Michael Swadling in Politics & Society. 3 comments

Freeing up Croydon for new after-dark venues can only be a good thing

Croydon Council has written – but not yet published – a Review of Licensing & Policing of Croydon’s Night-Time Economy. The review was written by a cross-party committee, chaired by Councillor Callton Young OBE.

The report covers the approach to policing venues wishing to play “bashment, grime and similar genres of music” with … Read More »

News in brief May 2016

Posted on May 11th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

April’s news in brief, summarised for your convenience by the Citizen team

Fairfield campaigners protest decision at council meeting

The ‘Save Our Fairfield Halls’ campaign acquired more than 8,500 signatures on its petition for the council to pursue a phased closure of the Fairfield Halls for refurbishment rather than a two year total closure, prior to presenting the petition at the full council meeting … Read More »

March 2016 in brief

Posted on April 6th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. 3 comments

The news highlights for March 2016 in Croydon, compiled by the Citizen team

Confirmation that Fairfield Halls will close on 15th July for two years

The Croydon Advertiser reported at the end of February that the Fairfield Halls will close its doors for two years as its £30 million rebuild begins. Fairfield (Croydon) Ltd, the charity which operates the building, had dropped its opposition … Read More »