A government mobile testing unit will be in Croydon for the next three days for key workers, members of the families and over-65s, to be tested for Covid-19.
In response to the current Covid-19 pandemic, new temporary schemes that further reduce traffic, allowing residents to make better use of quieter roads are to be introduced across Croydon.
Off licences and supermarkets across Croydon are to display posters publicising where domestic abuse victims can seek help, as part of a new awareness campaign launching on Monday.
Newly-formed virtual hubs are helping adults with learning disabilities and autism combat isolation during lockdown by supporting them to connect with their friends online.
The council and its partners organisations – united in support of young people through the Choose Your Future campaign – have launched a local package of online and telephone services to connect with them throughout lockdown.
"So many have experienced tragic losses as a result of this health crisis and like everyone here at the council, I was much saddened this week by the death of a member of our staff, Asha Walrond."
Thousands of residents are signing up to enjoy everything from eBooks to fitness sessions; educational courses to healthy living tips, as the council moves to offer a wide range of services and activities online.
Croydon Council is thanking businesses across the borough that have come forward to help boost its supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the wake of the national shortage.
A planning application for hundreds of homes has been approved that will pay back the multi-million-pound restoration spent on the Fairfield Halls.
Croydon Council will hold its first virtual planning committee tonight (Thursday) after the government passed laws allowing local authorities to specially arrange public meetings during COVID-19.