• Wednesday , 17 July 2019

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A Better Place to Rent

A Better Place to Rent

  As part of its drive to make Croydon a better place to rent, Croydon Labour has designated the borough a private rented property licence area. This means that owners of every privately rented home in the borough must apply to ...

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Local People Know Best: by Tony Newman

Local People Know Best: by Tony Newman

Here is the latest copy of Leader of the Council, Tony Newman’s, regular blog. You can find more from Tony at https://croydonleadersblog.wordpress.com I wanted to blog today about growth in Croydon and how we’re making our borough the great place you ...

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Delivering local jobs

Delivering local jobs

Getting people into work and ensuring the success of Croydon’s bright future are the principle aims of a free job-matching service launched by Croydon’s Labour Council today. The Labour administration is determined to ensure that ALL our residents benefit from the ...

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A new Fairfield on the way

A new Fairfield on the way

The redevelopment of Fairfield Halls into one of London’s leading arts venues has taken a step closer as Fairfield (Croydon) Ltd and the council have agreed to work together on a managed programme that would see the venue close on 15 ...

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Street Trading Licence Fees

Street Trading Licence Fees

The Council is consulting on increases to street trading licenses. Currently there is a flat fee of £89 a year. This fee applies irrespective of whether the licence is for the display of goods or the provision of services, such as tables and chairs, nor ...

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Ambitious for Fairness and Opportunity

Ambitious for Fairness and Opportunity

The Opportunity and Fairness Commission’s Final Report was launched at Croydon College at 6:30pm on last night which sets out a range of recommendations that could reshape the borough’s economic and social future. The report, ‘A Better Croydon for Everyone’,  was launched ...

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Ambitious for Housing

Ambitious for Housing

The Government’s latest housing bill represents yet a further serious attack on the future of social housing. Their plans include removing £450m from Croydon’s HRA by changing rent formulas, which will drastically reduce our ability to invest in new council ...

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