Monthly Archive: November 2016

New process planned for council’s 20mph scheme

Plans to complete a borough-wide 20mph speed limit on residential roads in Croydon could get a simpler consultation process under changes going for approval to the council’s cabinet later this month. Last year Croydon...

New Ashburton Park artwork unveiled

Five local Croydon artists will have their works unveiled at 2pm this Saturday (3 December) as part of the council’s regeneration of Ashburton Park. Paintings by Grischa, Margaret Playle, Georgia Walters, Stephanie Weston, and...

Croydon’s adult learning service retains ‘good’ Ofsted rating

Croydon’s adult learning service, CALAT, is working towards its ambition of achieving an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating by the time of its next inspection. The award-winning service has just retained its rating of ‘good’ following...

Croydon’s streetlight upgrade programme completed

A multi-million-pound council project to replace and upgrade over 23,000 streetlights in Croydon has been completed after a five-year programme. In 2011 contractors at Skanska started replacing streetlights across the borough, and on Wednesday...

Good employer charter launches to support Croydon supply chain

Local businesses are being encouraged to pledge their support to a new good employer charter which aims to boost Croydon’s economy by supporting the local supply chain. Launched at the Croydon Economic Summit on...

New Addington Christmas lights and Santa hunt competition

FIND ALL THE SANTAS AND WIN A PRIZE Mums and dads can take their kids on a fun Santa-hunt around shops in New Addington on Saturday (26 November). Every participating child who finds all...

Community unites against domestic abuse

Croydon is adding its support to White Ribbon Day to demonstrate its commitment to changing attitudes to domestic abuse and sexual violence, and reducing offences. White Ribbon Day takes place annually on 25 November...

Council waste clampdown expands with solar-powered bins

Croydon Council is trialling super-capacity town centre bins that are powered by sunlight and even tell you when they are full. From this month the council is trialling eight Bigbelly street bins in George...