Monthly Archives: June 2015

June 2015

Scams awareness month: telephone scams

2015-06-24T10:11:42+00:00 June 24th, 2015|Recent news|

Many people, particularly trusting older folk, believe that the personal approach of a telephone call cannot possibly mean that the sincere-sounding voice on the end of the line is trying to con them out of their hard-earned money.

Sadly, all too […]

Learning in the libraries with Lego

2015-06-22T12:24:41+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Recent news|

Building on the lessons learned in the classroom, Croydon children will soon be able to extend their knowledge and learn new skills at their local library as it takes collection of the nation’s favourite toy bricks.

Launching on Monday 20 July, […]

Croydon to open world-leading tech incubator

2015-06-17T14:28:44+00:00 June 17th, 2015|Recent news|

The London Borough of Croydon announced today plans for a new tech business incubator and start-up space in the heart of Croydon.

The project has £2m backing from the council and the Greater London Authority for a new industry-leading 21,000 sq […]

Funding to help social enterprises grow

2015-06-16T11:56:25+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Recent news|

Social enterprises locally are set to benefit from cash that has become available since Croydon became the first London borough to win social enterprise place status.

The accolade was bestowed in recognition of the number of businesses in the borough that […]

Delivering the benefits of Croydon’s growth

2015-06-16T10:09:26+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Recent news|

The council has set out how residents and small businesses will benefit from Croydon’s growth over the next five years, in a report that lays the foundations for the borough’s future economic prosperity.

Key to this will be working in partnership […]

Handing power to the community

2015-06-16T08:48:20+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Recent news|

Community ward budgets are set to be introduced as part of a cross-party initiative to take decision-making out of the Town Hall and devolve funding to local areas across Croydon.

Each councillor will be allocated £2,000 to be spent within their […]

Free festival folk and fusion

2015-06-15T12:25:48+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Recent news|

Croydon’s Ambition Festival is making tickets to its Saturday night headline show free in order to emphasise the council’s ongoing investment in culture for the borough.

This follows the recent addition of of Radio 2’s Folk Award-winning duo, Josienne Clarke and […]

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