Croydon is set to take major strides in its journey to become London’s greenest borough with new proposals encouraging motorists to switch to environmentally-friendly vehicles.
Hundreds of pupils could have safer journeys to school under plans to expand Croydon’s innovative School Streets programme into one of London’s largest schemes.
Fruit, veg, jams, herbs and more were snapped up by hundreds of keen shoppers at the annual one-day schools’ marketplace
Croydon community groups wanting to build their own affordable homes on council-owned land have just over two weeks left to apply.
A refreshed approach to the way the council commissions services is set to bring significant benefits to Croydon residents and businesses.
A record 22,000 people flocked to Wandle Park this weekend for two mass celebrations of diversity – Croydon PrideFest and Croydon Mela.The first event in this major entertainment double-bill, Croydon PrideFest 2019, was - as promised – bigger, better and more diverse than ever. An estimated 10,000 people headed to Wandle Park for PrideFest on Saturday 13 July – double last year - with around 1,000 people joining this year's parade through the town centre.
Schools will soon be out for summer and the council’s youth engagement team will be in the town centre this week promoting the wide range of events and activities young people can get involved in.
Schoolchildren have been cracking down on dangerous driving in their communities through a new scheme which involves them taking motorists to task for speeding near their schools.
Croydon’s street champions are celebrating national Love Parks Week by holding a host of litter picks across the borough as part of the Don’t Mess With Croydon, Take Pride campaign.
Croydon Council and HM Revenue and Customs officers have seized almost 10,000 illegal cigarettes in a combined operation that inspected shops around the borough.