Monthly Archive: June 2015

Fly-tipper prosecuted under council clampdown

A New Addington man has been fined £330 for dumping building waste as the council continues its Don’t Mess With Croydon – Take Pride campaign. On Monday Patrick Barrett, of Cleves Crescent, pleaded guilty...

New payment model sees Croydon lead the way in London

Croydon is the first London borough to launch a new early payment scheme for businesses who supply goods and services to the council. The Croydon Premier Supplier Programme will mean faster processing of invoices...

Students pledge to help stop domestic abuse

Croydon College students are taking a stand against domestic violence at the college’s annual Pledge Awards ceremony on Tuesday (30 June). The students attended the recent Croydon Congress, at which everyone was asked to...

New website launched for London Road traders

A new website has been launched for traders in London Road to help attract more visitors to the area. The website at www.londonroadcroydon.co.uk has an interactive map of London Road which displays details of...

Hundreds attracted to Croydon table tennis festival

Around 450 people have taken part in the first week of a council-backed free table tennis festival. Last Monday Table Tennis England and Croydon Council installed 16 ping-pong tables with equipment across the borough...

Online alcohol service nominated for national award

A website that has helped hundreds of Croydon people to cut down on their drinking has been shortlisted for a gong in this year’s Tech4Good Awards. The online alcohol service www.croydon.gov.uk/dontbottleitup is one of...

Avoid dodgy mattress salesman and sleep soundly

Householders and shoppers are being warned of the perils of buying what appear to be bargain-priced mattresses from the back of a van that has been spotted in central Croydon. Buyers have quickly realised...

New rules shine light on letting agents’ fees

Tenants and landlords in Croydon will find dealing with letting agents a lot easier as new regulations mean the agents’ fees and charges have now to be clearly signposted. Letting agents must display a...