Monthly Archive: September 2015

Croydon to host Social Saturday

Croydon will be leading a nationwide day of events and activities to promote and celebrate social enterprise, which are businesses that trade to tackle social or environmental issues for the benefit of the community....

On-the-spot fines issued during fly-tip crackdown

A recent fly-tipping crackdown by the council following complaints by residents has seen on-the-spot fines handed down to offenders. Eight £80 FPNs were issued following the three-night operation that targeted streets in Broad Green,...

Croydon schools lead the way in architectural design

The designs of two Croydon schools have scooped prestigious architecture awards, including on the international stage. The ‘golden’ extension of Whitehorse Manor School in Whitehorse Road, Thornton Heath by Hayhurst and Co won the...

Croydon opens its doors for Open House weekend

Croydon opened its doors for Open House London weekend giving visitors a look back at the borough’s heritage as well as how it is changing in the future. A total of 112 people went...

Council’s final call for cut-price landlord licence

Private landlords wanting to save hundreds of pounds on a compulsory new licence to let property in Croydon are being reminded to apply before 1 October. Croydon Council has created the scheme to tackle...

Croydon to become a flexible working borough

Croydon is set to become a Flexible Working Borough to make employment more accessible to all, in particular parents and carers, and help reduce child poverty. The council will also seek accreditation from Timewise,...

Open House Croydon to take place this weekend

Croydon Council’s offices open to the public this Saturday as part of Open House London weekend, which celebrates buildings and spaces in the capital. Hourly tours of Bernard Weatherill House are being held from...