Monthly Archive: October 2015

Fighting the horrors of modern slavery

A conference in central Croydon will look at ways slavery can be tackled and, ultimately, eradicated from the borough. Prevention of Modern Slavery in Croydon is a free half-day event that will feature eight...

Exhibition to unveil new cultural and educational quarter

A two-day exhibition is to take place showcasing the plans to turn Croydon College, Fairfield Halls and the surrounding College Green area into one of London’s leading cultural and educational destinations. The exhibition will...

Good food links borough with towns and cities nationwide

Its reputation for good work around food and nutrition has seen Croydon welcomed into a pioneering national food network that shares innovation and best practice to stem the rise of preventable health problems. One...

Boxpark Croydon gets the go ahead

Exciting plans to bring pop-up mall Boxpark to Croydon have been given the green light by the council. London’s second and biggest Boxpark, following its forerunner in Shoreditch, will open next summer on the...

Croydon to remember its war heroes and heroines

Croydon’s annual Civic Service of Remembrance will be held on Sunday 8 November to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by military and service personnel in conflicts past and present. The service, which will...

First BMX track planned for Croydon

Croydon could get its first BMX track and community club under proposals submitted for planning approval. The council wants to build the borough’s first BMX track next to the sports pavilion in Norbury Park....

Check the scores on the Christmas restaurant doors

Eating out at Christmas is a great way to celebrate the season, be it with family, friends or work colleagues. However, Croydon Council’s food safety team is urging you to do a little simple...

Groundbreaking partnership tackles sexual grooming risk

A leading London charity has praised Croydon Council and its partners for a groundbreaking operation to tackle child sexual exploitation (CSE) that has protected victims and led to arrests. Last year the Metropolitan Police...