Monthly Archive: May 2016

Croydon’s new tech-hub, TMRW, is here today

TMRW, a brand new technology hub providing flexible and affordable office space and support to tech-savvy entrepreneurs and small businesses, has opened its doors in Croydon. The state-of-the-art working space was supported by £2m...

Town-centre pound store prosecuted for knife sale

Management and training procedures at the town-centre branch of a national retail chain were questioned when the company was prosecuted for the sale of a knife to under-age customers. Poundworld Retail Ltd appeared at...

Croydon strikes £7.5m HQ deal

The council this week announced it is to lease out office space in its Bernard Weatherill House headquarters – a deal that is set to save up to £7.5m over the next 10 years....

Pearl Izumi – Croydon race-day information

Pearl Izumi – Croydon race-day information

Croydon is proud to be hosting one of Britain’s most significant sporting events, the Pearl Izumi Tour Series, which returns to the town this year after a successful inaugural visit in 2015. The Pearl...

Council salvages 137 properties in empty homes drive

A council drive to turn derelict properties into homes for Croydon families has passed the 100 mark in one year. In 2015 the council launched its empty homes campaign to identify, refurbish and rent...

Fun in the Croydon sun this summer

May sees the start of the borough’s festival season and as always Croydon is awash with special events, many of which are actively supported by the council. This help includes provision of parks and...

Creating a cycling legacy for Croydon

A host of community activities is being organised to promote cycling and encourage well-being to coincide with the Pearl Izumi Tour Series which is coming to Croydon on Tuesday 7 June. These will include a...

Trading standards warning on repeat scams

The dangers of repeat scamming are being highlighted by Croydon Council’s trading standards team after a vulnerable resident lost £60,000 to heartless conmen. The case has resurfaced following a return visit from somebody claiming...