June 2016

The Streets Festival returns to Croydon

2016-06-30T13:31:16+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Recent news|

The Streets Festival returns to South Norwood on 9 and 10 July.

The festival is a roaming event that takes over the cafes, bars, high streets and open spaces of seven outer-London boroughs throughout the month and is packed with performances, […]

Council public health champion honoured

2016-06-29T15:19:37+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Recent news|

Tackling the taboo subject of HIV infection and sexual health among Croydon’s African community has earned a council public health worker a prestigious award.

Fred Semugera, the council’s lead sexual health promotion officer, was at Portcullis House, Westminster, on Tuesday (28) […]

Local businesses come forward for council contract

2016-06-28T15:52:00+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Recent news|

A recruitment event to get more local companies and individuals to work on upgrading Croydon’s 14,000 council homes attracted around 60 people this week.

Croydon Council’s new five-year £12m general building works contract includes a requirement to employ at least 84 […]

School playgrounds go edible

2016-06-27T15:31:37+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Recent news|

Pupils at four Croydon schools can begin munching on the fresh produce they cultivated in their playgrounds thanks to funding from the charity Trees for Cities.

Vibrant outdoor spaces that teach children about growing fruit and vegetables have been created under […]

Council launches Croydon Community Grants

2016-06-23T15:05:17+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Recent news|

Grants of up to £5,000 are being offered by Croydon Council in a scheme designed to tackle poverty and support the borough’s communities.

Croydon Community Grants launches on 1 July with the aim of supporting the outcomes and objectives of the […]

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