Monthly Archive: May 2015

Council to improve waste collection

Croydon residents will get a better, faster and more local waste and recycling service from next week under council plans. Council staff and contractors who currently work in independent teams, from street cleaners to...

Get along to the Whitgift for a wealth of health

Fun will be the focus of a free three-day health event, hosted by the council and Croydon Heart Town in the Whitgift Shopping Centre in North End from Thursday (28) to Saturday. The council’s...

Croydon to be awarded social enterprise status

Croydon is set to become the first London borough to win social enterprise place status, in recognition of the number of businesses in the borough that are run for the benefit of the community....

South London Partnership launches case for devolution

The South London Partnership has combined its ambition to further develop and promote skills, innovation and quality of life and make its case to the government for devolution to deliver the biggest growth opportunity...

The Mayor of Croydon –
Councillor Patricia Hay-Justice

Croydon has a new Mayor, and she is determined to use her year in office to raise the borough’s profile and celebrate its rich heritage. Councillor Patricia Hay-Justice was elected to represent Addiscombe ward...

Rifles return for third town-centre parade

Safely returned from a third tour of Afghanistan, B Company 2nd Battalion The Rifles is to stage a homecoming parade through the town centre on Saturday (30). In common with The Rifles’ two previous...

Online support for people with autism

Croydon Council has launched dedicated web pages offering information and advice to residents with autism and their families, carers and professionals. The new pages provide everything from advice for parents of children with autism...

Britain’s top cyclists to race through North End

Croydon is set to take centre stage when it hosts one of the biggest cycling events in Britain for the first time, with Olympic champions to race through North End. The Pearl Izumi Men’s...

Helping communities get online

A community group in Norbury is helping some of the borough’s senior citizens overcome their fear of technology and learn about the advantages of getting online. Each Friday around 30 people attend the sessions,...