Croydon Council has appointed a new executive director for children, families and education, with a strong track record in driving transformation to bring ‘good’ services to the heart of local communities. Robert Henderson comes to the role with over 25 years of experience working with children, young people and families at both strategic and operational level.
Croydon residents have days left to catch an exhibition next to the council's Central Library by acclaimed local artist PINS.
Residents who want their old recycling boxes collected after receiving new bins should put their boxes out for collection on Monday.
Young care-leavers in Croydon can now see how the council plans to support them as they transition into adulthood, making sure they are safe, well and accessing every opportunity the borough has to offer.
Croydon Council has installed a temporary CCTV camera in The Queen’s Gardens to help prevent antisocial behaviour and assist the police in detecting criminal offences.
Residents called for the camera following their concerns about antisocial behaviour and safety in the park.
Croydon is preparing to open its doors to the public once again for Open House Weekend.
A play street is being set up to celebrate and encourage people to take part in a world-wide initiative to leave their car at home.
Croydon is gearing up for this year’s Takeover Challenge which will see young people take over the town’s top jobs for one day. Businesses and other local organisations have one more week to register to take part in the event on Friday 23 November and open their doors to young people, offering them the chance to step into the boss’s shoes
Two privately-owned Croydon properties left derelict for a combined 30 years are set to become homes for council tenants thanks to major renovation works.
New parking charges coming into effect across the borough from Monday 17 September will preserve free one-hour parking bays in 11 local and district centres.