August 2016

Croydon schools deliver once again at A-level

2016-08-19T10:37:20+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Recent news|

Council leader Councillor Tony Newman has welcomed Croydon students’ strong performance in this week’s A-level results.

The average pass rate in Croydon for this year’s results is 98.1%, which is the same as the national average.

With several schools yet to provide their […]

Positive views of young people

2016-08-12T15:30:02+00:00 August 12th, 2016|In other news|

Young people are challenging some of the stereotypes they feel are faced by their age group in a photographic exhibition, which is on show at the former gaming shop Heroes and Legends, St George’s Walk, until Friday 19 August.

The youngsters, […]

Don’t Mess With Croydon prosecutions reach 114

2016-08-12T12:51:29+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Recent news|

A fly-tipper spotted dumping waste twice in the same street has been sentenced to paying £4,170 and doing 250 hours of unpaid community service under the council’s latest Don’t Mess With Croydon prosecution.

Croydon Magistrates’ Court heard on Thursday 11 August […]

Speed measures planned following fatal crash

2016-08-08T16:26:42+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Recent news|

A Croydon industrial estate where a motorcyclist was killed during an illegal display event could get road humps under council proposals being shared with local businesses this week.

Croydon Council plans to install the traffic-calming measures at 10 points along part […]

Croydon welcomes the taxman to town

2016-08-05T14:56:34+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Recent news|

Croydon Council has welcomed the news that hundreds of new employees will be based in the new regional office of HM Revenue and Customs at One Ruskin Square, next to East Croydon.

An announcement confirming the move was made this week […]

Stubbing out illegal cigarettes and tobacco

2016-08-05T11:23:41+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Recent news|

Unregulated toxins, lost revenue, and proceeds being used to finance the activities of criminal gangs – just three reasons that Croydon Council’s trading standards (TS) team is urging people to boycott illegal cigarettes and tobacco.

Acting on reports of sales of […]

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