Monthly Archives: January 2015

January 2015

Keeping Holocaust and genocide memories alive

2015-01-20T15:05:35+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Recent news|

Holocaust Memorial Day this year marks two notable anniversaries.

In addition to the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau on January 27 in 1945, this year is the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia.

In […]

North End improvement works set to begin

2015-01-20T15:03:40+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Recent news|

A four-week programme of works begins next week to transform North End improving Croydon town centre’s main pedestrian thoroughfare.

This will see broken pavements fixed and repairs made to drains and gullies to prevent flooding.

EM Highways has been appointed to carry […]

Councillor Gerry Ryan: a true Croydon champion

2015-01-19T18:19:37+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Recent news|

Croydon Council is deeply saddened to announce Councillor Gerry Ryan, who represented the Whitehorse Manor and Selhurst wards for more than 16 years, has died following his brave battle with cancer.

Gerry was a lifelong Crystal Palace fan and was dedicated […]

Reporting noise? App’s the way to do it

2015-01-19T15:13:18+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Recent news|

Croydon’s innovative smartphone app My Croydon has broken new ground by developing a feature that enables you to report noise to the council.

The app has been upgraded to include a decibel meter which measures the noise and tells you whether […]

Do you Pass? – Trading standards can help

2015-01-15T15:36:43+00:00 January 15th, 2015|Recent news|

The dos and don’ts of selling age-restricted goods are outlined in a course being offered to local businesses by Croydon’s trading standards department, free of charge.

The “Fair Trading Award do you Pass?” accredited training course informs traders on what the […]

How local businesses can work for the council

2015-01-13T16:46:00+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Recent news|

Small businesses in Croydon have the chance to find out about how they can participate in providing some of the council’s £400m of services that are commissioned each year.

This new way of doing business, which sees commissioning for social value […]

London Road shop fronts set for major makeover

2015-01-13T16:22:08+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Recent news|

More than 40 shop fronts in London Road are to have a makeover as improvement works to the area continue.

So far pilot works have been completed at James Chiltern Estate Agents, EV Entertainment and Avant Garde Artists.

Improvements have ranged from […]

Community champions boost fly-tipping crackdown

2015-01-13T16:11:41+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Recent news|

More than 150 locals have now joined Croydon Council’s crackdown on fly-tipping and rubbish in the borough.

From young parents to pensioners, people from across the borough have signed up to become community champions for the council’s Don’t Mess With Croydon […]

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