February 2015

Whitgift appeal dismissed by Court of Appeal

2015-02-13T13:36:51+00:00 February 13th, 2015|Recent news|

The Court of Appeal has refused the Whitgift Trust permission to appeal the dismissal of its claim for judicial review of planning permission and conservation area consent for the Whitgift redevelopment.

Planning permission and conservation area consent for redevelopment of the […]

Are you Croydon’s best apprentice?

2015-02-13T13:29:21+00:00 February 13th, 2015|Recent news|

The best apprentices in Croydon will be honoured at an event designed to highlight the values of a modern apprenticeship – and they will be able to hear from one of the country’s most famous former apprentices.

The inaugural Croydon Apprenticeship […]

Facebook helps bring fly-tipper to book

2015-02-10T15:31:34+00:00 February 10th, 2015|Recent news|

Social media played an integral role in bringing a fly-tipper to book after his crime was witnessed by a resident who then mentioned the incident on his Facebook page.

Amir Ben Malik, of Kidderminster Road, Broad Green, admitted the offence at […]

Croydon among top 3% of world charity donors

2015-02-10T13:02:34+00:00 February 10th, 2015|Recent news|

The generosity of the people of Croydon, while never in doubt, has been confirmed with figures released by charity fundraising website JustGiving.

In 2014, more than 13 million people raised £358m for 13,000 worthy causes around the world using the website.

And […]

Pledge your plastics for recycling

2015-02-09T16:40:58+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Recent news|

Football shirts. Kitchen utensils. Garden furniture. Plumbing pipes. Children’s toys.

This disparate list of everyday objects includes only some of the products that can be made from recycled plastic.

To drive home the importance of the recycling message, Croydon Council has signed […]

Web tech used in battle against blue-badge fraud

2015-02-09T16:34:36+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Recent news|

A smartphone app enabling on-the-spot checks is being piloted by Croydon Council enforcement officers as the authority steps up its fight against the misuse of disabled drivers’ blue badge parking permits.

In addition to catching those who deprive disabled motorists of […]

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