Croydon Plus Credit Union has been awarded a £70,000 grant which will be used to further support local savers and borrowers.
Croydon goes to the polls next week – Thursday 3 May – with electors choosing who their councillors will be for the next four years.
Care leavers in Croydon will have better access to housing as a result of a national charitable trust announcing this week that its latest grant will be invested in a new partnership with the council and a locally-based young people's charity.
Residents are being urged to check their vaccination record with their GP to ensure they and their family are adequately protected from the risk of catching a serious illness.
Redevelopment plans for the main stand at Crystal Palace Football Club have been unanimously approved by the council's planning committee.
Young volunteers are being recruited by Croydon Council’s trading standards (TS) department to help prevent the sale of age-restricted goods to under-age customers.
Croydon’s Family Justice Centre (FJC) is keen to hear from people who would like to help individuals and families who are experiencing domestic abuse. The FJC’s Volunteer Project, which started in January, has already trained 14 volunteers, with 12 due to be trained, and 10 further applications being processe
Croydon residents can now get a year-round green garden waste service for £61.50 as council contractors begin springtime collections this week.
The Safer Croydon Partnership has installed three temporary CCTV cameras in Croydon town centre and a second temporary camera in Shrublands to help reduce crime and antisocial behaviour.
Fraudsters who have already brought anxiety and distress to vulnerable residents across the borough are doubling their victims’ torment by revisiting them with the intent of working their cons again.