November 2015

Businesses vote for a Purley Bid

2015-11-19T14:07:58+00:00 November 19th, 2015|Recent news|

Local businesses in Purley have voted to establish their own business improvement district (Bid) as part of the council’s regeneration plans for the borough’s district centres.

There are already Bids in Croydon and New Addington town centres.

They enable local businesses to […]

Council’s Play Streets scheme grows

2015-11-16T13:46:02+00:00 November 16th, 2015|Recent news|

Parents from another five Croydon communities want to join a council scheme that temporarily closes roads so children can play safely in their street once a month.

In October a pilot Play Street event in Love Lane, Woodside, drew more than […]

Be bright – and safe – this Christmas

2015-11-11T15:40:53+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Recent news|

The dangers of Christmas lights that have been carelessly stored since being put away last winter will be highlighted in this year’s free testing of small electrical equipment, hosted by the council’s trading standards department.

Festive illuminations will join the usual […]

Croydon Council flood response continues

2015-11-10T16:59:15+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Recent news|

A key location affected by last year’s flooding will get further council improvements from this weekend as the cabinet also prepares to consider its new long-term strategy for the borough.

In February 2014, hundreds of Purley and Kenley households were affected […]

Fairfield plans pass scrutiny test

2015-11-10T16:16:21+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Recent news|

Exciting plans to redevelop Fairfield Halls and transform it into one of London’s leading arts venues as part of a new vibrant cultural and educational quarter for Croydon were last night given the green light by the council’s scrutiny committee.

The […]

Historic church to light up West Croydon

2015-11-10T10:29:00+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Recent news|

New architectural lighting has been installed on a historic West Croydon church as part of a project to improve the area and create a safer, brighter environment.

The new lighting at St Michael and All Angels with St James Church, a […]

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