Monthly Archive: November 2015

New director of public health announced

With a career encompassing posts in the NHS, local government, the private sector and charity, Croydon’s new director of public health brings a wealth of experience to the role. Rachel Flowers comes to Croydon...

Working hard to support the White Ribbon campaign

Croydon is celebrating international White Ribbon Day with further plans to change attitudes to domestic abuse and sexual violence (DASV) and to reduce offending. Wednesday 25 November marks the second anniversary of the council...

‘Exceptional’ Croydon foster carer takes top national award

Richard Dickson, an inspirational foster carer with over 10 years’ experience working for Croydon Council, has been presented with the prestigious President’s Award at The Fostering Network’s annual Fostering Excellence ceremony. The awards ceremony,...

Official launch of improved South End Restaurant Quarter

A £3m project that has transformed South End into a welcoming and attractive restaurant quarter is to be celebrated at a launch event next week. The completion of the Connected Croydon works in the...

Eighty new dual bins introduced to crack down on litter

Eighty dual waste and recycling bins have been rolled out in four areas of the borough in a bid to reduce litter in the streets. The bins have been introduced in Thornton Heath, South...

Don’t mess with Croydon: 15 prosecuted for littering

A total of 15 litter louts and fly-tippers were punished in court yesterday as part of the latest round of Don’t Mess With Croydon prosecutions. Offences ranged from dropping cigarettes to dumping rubbish in...