• Sunday , 20 January 2019

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Supporting residents affected by Tory welfare cuts

Supporting residents affected by Tory welfare cuts

Changes from welfare reform have created increased pressures for residents with regard to their financial and housing position. When households experience such challenges there are increased risks with regard to stability which in turn place residents and Council services under ...

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Tackling child sexual exploitation

Tackling child sexual exploitation

Croydon’s Labour Cabinet Member for Communities, Safety and Justice chaired a meeting, held at Fairfield Halls on Thursday 26 November, attended by around 200 representatives of organisations and businesses from across Croydon to find ways to galvanise communities to identify and ...

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New dual bins to keep streets cleaner

New dual bins to keep streets cleaner

Eighty dual waste and recycling bins have been rolled out in four areas of the borough in a bid to reduce litter in the streets. The bins have been introduced in Thornton Heath, South Norwood, Norbury and Crystal Palace. This is ...

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Working against domestic abuse and sexual violence

Working against domestic abuse and sexual violence

Croydon is celebrating international White Ribbon Day with further plans to change attitudes to domestic abuse and sexual violence (DASV) and to reduce offending. Wednesday 25 November marks the second anniversary of the Labour council working with the White Ribbon ...

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Plans for halls and college area pass scrutiny test

Plans for halls and college area pass scrutiny test

The Labour administrations exciting plans to redevelop Fairfield Halls and transform it into one of London’s leading arts venues as part of a new vibrant cultural and educational quarter for Croydon were last night given the green light by the ...

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Martha Lane Fox launches Go ON Croydon

Martha Lane Fox launches Go ON Croydon

UK digital skills charity Go ON UK chaired by Martha Lane Fox joined forces with Croydon Council today to launch an exciting new project to help arm local people with the digital skills they need to make the most of ...

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Fairfield Halls to be redeveloped

Fairfield Halls to be redeveloped

Labour controlled Croydon Council has revealed details of its plan to turn Croydon College, Fairfield Halls and the surrounding College Green area into one of London’s leading cultural and educational destinations. The first phase of the plans would see the ...

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Cameron’s kicked Croydon’s homeless in the teeth

Cameron’s kicked Croydon’s homeless in the teeth

David Cameron’s announcement this week that developers will no longer have to provide “affordable” homes is another nail in the coffin for social housing. We have a lengthy housing waiting list, and this proposal is a stunning kick in the teeth ...

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Croydon’s first craft beer festival

Croydon’s first craft beer festival

Good cheer on tap for Croydon’s first craft beer festival A selection of fresh beers from more than 20 London breweries, including the borough’s own Cronx, will be on offer beside bottles and cans from around the world at the ...

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