March 2016

Better parks plan launched

2016-03-22T09:53:39+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Recent news|

Outdoor art exhibitions, accordion musicians and more community allotments could become a feature of Croydon’s open spaces under a major review of how people use the borough’s parks.

On Monday the council’s cabinet decided to assess current and future demand for […]

Council-led education programme scoops national award

2016-03-17T15:39:02+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Recent news|

Croydon Council’s work helping young people with special educational needs (SEN) has been recognised with a win at a national awards ceremony.

At Wednesday’s LGC Awards recognising innovation in local government, Croydon Council officers were among the South London SEN Commissioning […]

Croydon to deliver growth zone

2016-03-17T15:25:09+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Recent news|

Croydon’s growth zone, which is set to deliver a £5.25bn regeneration programme creating thousands of new jobs and homes for local people, has been handed a government boost.

As part of a new devolution deal, central government is to grant Croydon […]

New quiz to help get your health back on track

2016-03-17T12:51:42+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Recent news|

Middle-aged residents are being reminded of the health benefits of being more active, eating well, drinking less alcohol and quitting smoking – all to avoid future diseases caused by modern-day living.

One You, a recently launched government behaviour-change campaign, aims to […]

Vehicles seized in fly-tipping investigations

2016-03-16T12:46:28+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Recent news|

Croydon Council enforcement officers have seized two vehicles suspected of being used to dump commercial waste in Shirley and Thornton Heath.

Last Wednesday (9 March), council officers and police attended an address in Croydon and seized a blue van on suspicion […]

On your marks for Sport Relief challenge

2016-03-10T09:46:30+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Recent news|

Croydon runners, joggers, cyclists and walkers have one week to sign up for the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile on Sunday 20 March.

This year’s one-mile event will take place at the council’s Croydon Sports Arena in Albert Road, South Norwood, with […]

Kicking butt on No Smoking Day

2016-03-09T15:56:01+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Recent news|

Residents needing motivation to kick their smoking habit were urged to take the first step in giving up cigarettes for good on Wednesday’s No Smoking Day.

It is estimated that more than 17% of adults in Croydon smoke and the council […]

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