Yearly Archive: 2015

Council shuts drugs den

A Croydon house known for drug-taking, harassment and antisocial behaviour has been boarded up by council enforcement officers. On Monday (21 December), the council’s antisocial behaviour enforcement team shut 70 Alford Green in New...

Exploding Christmas lights prompt product recall

Exploding fairy lights are not the way anybody wants to greet the Christmas season – but that was the shocking welcome received by one householder when she plugged in her new decorations. Croydon’s trading...

Dogs are not just for Christmas

Thinking of buying a dog this Christmas? Croydon Council‘s dog warden service is asking people to think very carefully before they give an animal as a present. Each year the increase in unwanted dogs...

Record year of Christmas donations from council staff

A record donation of food and winter woollies will be helping people in need in Croydon this Christmas thanks to the generosity of the council’s staff, contractors, and business partners. Council employees also raised...

Working for residents over the festive break

Christmas and New Year holidays won’t stop Croydon Council providing vital public services to its residents. An army of dedicated public servants will be ready to forego their turkey to deal with any of...

Appeal to boost council care equipment reuse

Beds and bath seats gathering dust in Croydon attics could be reused and save taxpayers’ money under a council appeal for more people to return loaned mobility gear. Last year the council helped 6,930...

Tell us how you feel about community safety

Residents’ views and feelings on crime and antisocial behaviour are sought in a survey being run by the Safer Croydon Partnership (SCP). The partnership brings together the council, police, fire brigade, health service, businesses, probation,...

Croydon confirmed as southern economic powerhouse

Newly-published economic data underlines how Croydon has the second-fastest expanding local economy in the UK, with a 9.3% growth rate putting the borough’s progress significantly ahead of many other areas. Croydon’s growth is 3.7%...