• Wednesday , 21 October 2020

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‘Clean Street Stu’: Recycling rates rise by 9%

‘Clean Street Stu’: Recycling rates rise by 9%

Councillor Stuart Collins, affectionately known by residents as ‘Clean Street Stu’, writes on Croydon Labour’s recycling rate surge. In the summer of 2018 Croydon council embarked on a mission to modernise our waste management. The aim? To cut the amount ...

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BLM: ‘We cannot go back to business as usual’

BLM: ‘We cannot go back to business as usual’

Writing for MyLondon Cllr Alisa Fleming speaks out on the Black Lives Matter movement. “Twenty years on from the death of Stephen Lawrence, what lessons have been learned?” I woke early to the handsome face of a young black man ...

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70% of residents back Labour’s plan to licence landlords

70% of residents back Labour’s plan to licence landlords

Croydon’s Labour Council reaffirmed its commitment to supporting renters earlier this month when the Cabinet agreed to launch a new Private Landlord Licensing Scheme. The implementation of the new scheme is subject to government approval. Labour first introduced Landlord Licensing ...

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Croydon residents urged to stay safe in local parks

Croydon residents urged to stay safe in local parks

Residents are being reminded to continue following social distancing guidance when using their local park to contain the spread of Covid-19. Government Coronavirus rules were relaxed last week, allowing people to more freedom to use their local parks and sports ...

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Boost for employment support as jobs hit by Coronavirus

Boost for employment support as jobs hit by Coronavirus

Figures released yesterday by the Office for National Statistics show the significant impact coronavirus has had on livelihoods across the UK. In preparation, Croydon Labour has been developing enhanced support to residents whose employment, skills, and training opportunities have been ...

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Defending and investing in our Libraries

Defending and investing in our Libraries

Councillor Oliver Lewis writes about Croydon Labour’s approach to our Libraries I am very proud of our library service. When the Tories last ran Croydon council they privatised the service and let private contractor Carillion run them in to the ...

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West Thornton councillors call for new play facilities

West Thornton councillors call for new play facilities

West Thornton’s three Labour councillors have launched a campaign to upgrade the children’s play facilities in Mayfield Road park.  The facilities, which are the only open space activity area for young people in the neighbourhood, are in a poor condition ...

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