Monthly Archive: February 2016

Funding agreed for Upper Norwood Library Trust

The Upper Norwood Library Trust is set to be able to deliver a full range of community activities in the future, thanks, in large part, to a Croydon Council grant of £85,000 for the...

A new Fairfield takes a step closer

Croydon Council and Fairfield (Croydon) Ltd. The redevelopment of Fairfield Halls into one of London’s leading arts venues has taken a step closer this week. Fairfield (Croydon) Ltd and the council have agreed to...

Five-day play helps teens share experiences

A play discussing the fears associated with becoming a teenager was written, rehearsed and debuted in just five days during a project led by Croydon Council’s youth arts service, Croydon Youth Arts. The popular...

Mayoral year benefits charities to the tune of £51,000

Two charities are each more than £25,000 better off thanks to the generosity of local businesses and individuals. Age UK Croydon and Macmillan Cancer Support were the nominated charities of Councillor Manju Shahul-Hameed during...

Child obesity targeted by School Garden Grant

Green-fingered pupils at 11 Croydon schools are set to benefit from a share of a £42,000 School Garden Grant to grow their own food. The cash will be invested in school projects as part...

Guides scoop home safety challenge victory

A team representing the 1st New Addington Girl Guides have walked away as winners at Croydon’s fourth annual all ages Family Safety Challenge quiz finals. The challenge is run jointly with the council’s housing...

Coulsdon’s Lion Green Road car park reopens

Coulsdon’s Lion Green Road pay-and-display car park will be temporarily reopened by the council on Monday 22 Feb. There will be 120 spaces including provision for disabled drivers and motorcycles, and the car park...

Fly-tipping clampdown finds 80 businesses breaking the law

Croydon Council’s campaign against fly-tipping has caught more than 80 businesses breaking the law on waste disposal. In the past three months, council enforcement officers carrying out inspection visits found 82 businesses operating without...