• Sunday , 7 June 2020

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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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Maggie Mansell: Norbury has lost a true champion

Maggie Mansell: Norbury has lost a true champion

Croydon Labour representative Steve Reed MP remembers Councillor Maggie Mansell who passed away earlier this month.  It came like a thunderbolt – a call to say Maggie Mansell had suddenly passed away a week after New Year. Maggie served as ...

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Fighting yet more Tory austerity

Fighting yet more Tory austerity

Even Tory councils such as Northamptonshire are going bankrupt due to yet more austerity from the Conservatives. Councillor Simon Hall tells us of the local government settlement here in Croydon ahead of the budget later this year.   On 13 December, ...

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A Christmas for the many, not the few

A Christmas for the many, not the few

As the Labour Leader of London’s greatest borough Croydon, I have just been talking with our managers about all those members of our council staff who will be working over the Christmas break. From social workers, to street cleaners, winter ...

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