Yearly Archives: 2016

December 2016

Council boost for small businesses

2016-12-12T12:30:24+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Recent news|

Croydon Council is set to boost local companies with money off their business rates and a new commission exploring how to make the borough’s small and large firms more successful.

Local businesses could save thousands on their business rates in the […]

Don’t let your Christmas cash go up in smoke

2016-12-12T11:11:53+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Recent news|

Handing over hard-earned cash at pop-up shops and mock auctions for a “Christmas bargain” could be about as much good as burning it, Croydon’s trading standards team is warning.

One of the less-happy traditions of the run-up to Christmas is the […]

Hon Alderwoman Gee Bernard

2016-12-09T13:42:01+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Recent news|

A former councillor and long-standing member of the Labour party has died.

Gee Bernard was Croydon’s first black councillor, and represented the West Thornton ward from 1986 to 2002.

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ASB leads to closure of Mickleham Way property

2016-12-08T10:47:18+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Recent news|

Illegal drug use, fights, and arguments night and day have led to Croydon’s antisocial behaviour (ASB) team being granted a three-month Premises Closure Order for a council property at 6 Mickleham Way.

The closure, which lasts until March 2017, follows a […]

Sing a song in Surrey Street

2016-12-07T15:53:15+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Recent news|

Surrey Street will be echoing with Christmas carols and songs from local musicians on  Thursday 15 December.

Between 5pm and 8pm the music will be setting the scene for roast chestnuts, mulled wine and the best street food the market has […]

Greater local support against domestic abuse

2016-12-07T10:32:14+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Recent news|

Croydon now has three domestic abuse advisors based in the local community.

The trained advisors are part of the Family Justice Centre team, and are located in the north, centre and south of the borough.

The aim of this locally-based service is […]

Future plan for Croydon approved

2016-12-06T17:12:37+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Recent news|

A local plan that sets out how Croydon will achieve its growth and development vision over the next 20 years has been agreed by council and will now be submitted to the secretary of state.

The Croydon Local Plan explains how […]

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