Monthly Archive: April 2015

Dedicated advice line to open on election day

Croydon residents with any queries about their registration to vote can call a dedicated advice line, which will be open for the full duration of polling for the General Election on Thursday 7 May....

Plans to keep Croydon moving scoops top award

The council’s ground-breaking five-year plan to keep Croydon moving while major regeneration projects take place in the borough has triumphed at a prestigious awards ceremony. The council and its partners, including the GLA and...

Vote to bring leading artist to Croydon

One of the country’s top contemporary artists could be on her way to work in Croydon – and everybody in the borough can help to make it happen. When it was announced that the...

Surrey StrEatery to hold fun day finale

The Surrey StrEatery, Croydon’s hub for foodies, will celebrate its six months of trading by holding a fun day. Budding street food traders were given the chance to make their dreams a reality by...

Trading standards and bank unite to foil heartless con

Working in unison, the council’s trading standards team and a town-centre bank prevented an elderly resident losing thousands of pounds to heartless conmen. The relationship established between the team and banks borough-wide has seen...

Neighbour’s video catches fly-tippers in the act

Croydon Council is calling for help in tracing two fly-tippers caught on camera dumping tonnes of waste in Upper Norwood. A member of the public filmed the two men emptying bin bags of rubbish...

Primary school places announced

Every Croydon child who applied for their first school will get a place in the borough despite rising demand. Croydon Council has told 4,938 parents which primary school their child has got into from...

Filthy restaurant costs owner £24,000 and ban

Repeatedly ignoring food safety advice has cost the owner of a Norbury restaurant more than £24,000 and seen him banned from managing a food business after four inspections found no improvement to filthy conditions...

Monks Hill Sports Centre to open for the community

A fantastic newly refurbished sports centre with a new team of staff is set to open to the community. Monks Hill Sports Centre, Selsdon, will open on 25 April and offers an exciting opportunity...