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Ring found near the allotment entrance

A SOVRA Committee member has found an engraved silver (or silver looking) ring near the side gate to the allotments in Primrose Lane. If this ring is yours, please email highways@shirleyoaksvillage.co.uk, confirming the inscription in the ring as a proof that the ring belongs to you.

Rubbish collection from our fields

We now have two volunteers who are collecting rubbish from our fields and so far they have collected 10 black bin bags full of plastic bottles, tin cans, spirit bottles and food packaging. The fields are looking a lot cleaner now and we hope that it continues to stay this way. Our thanks to the Read More …

Consultation on Croydon library services

The Council is proposing to change how Croydon libraries across the Borough are run. There is a consultation going on, deadline 2 May 2016. The questionnaire is very short and simple takes less than 5 minutes: https://getinvolved.croydon.gov.uk/KMS/elab.aspx?CampaignId=82&noip=1&strTab=elab&SessionId=MD4E547RWG

Fishers Farm recycling centre New Addington

A SOM director has advised that Croydon Council are currently undertaking a survey at the Fishers Farm recycling centre in New Addington to ascertain usage. This might be intended to justify the closure of this recycling centre, resulting in a more lengthy trip to Croydon with even more queueing. With the reduced green waste collection service, unless they have chosen Read More …

Zac Goldsmith visited the Shirley Oaks Village

Zac Goldsmith, one of the London mayoral candidates, visited Shirley Oaks Village on Wednesday 9th March, where he was met by the Secretary of SOVRA. In attendance were Dave Greenwood from MORA, Gavin Barwell MP, Steve 0’Connell from the GLA, the Croydon Advertiser  and the BBC.  Zac toured the village and it was pointed out Read More …

Quad bikes on the fields

It has been reported that a quad bike/bikes were riding on the field behind Honeysuckle Gardens on 12th March 2016. We have reported this to Alan Catherall as this is not allowed and he reported back as follows: “It is now a clear breach of covenants to use Quad bikes but enforcement is going to Read More …