Croydon Council has begun the next stage of working out how many thousands of new homes will be delivered over the next 20 years to tackle the housing crisis and boost the borough’s economy.
Over the last two weeks, it has been wonderful to see so many of you supporting our local businesses as some of them welcome back customers for the first time in months.
Small and medium-sized Croydon companies wanting apprentices can bid for a share of £200,000 from Friday under the council’s long-term drive to get more young people into work.
Croydon Council is up for a national award after boosting the borough’s recycling rate by the largest margin in London.
A key route into central Croydon will have a new segregated cycle lane and 20mph limit installed as Croydon’s Streetspace initiative introduces new safety measures to London Road.
As we hear more encouraging news in response to this dreadful Covid-19 virus, I am acutely aware as council leader that for many families across Croydon this health crisis is now becoming an economic crisis as well.
A new fund is offering freelance artists, performers, musicians and other creative practitioners in Croydon grants of up to £1,000 and business support to help them during the coronavirus pandemic.
With businesses across Croydon preparing to welcome back customers from Monday, we want to help you support your local shops as safely as possible.
A raft of new initiatives will help residents and visitors stay safe while travelling and supporting local shops in Croydon as more businesses prepare to reopen next week.
Croydon pharmacies have joined a council-run safety campaign to help support those experiencing domestic abuse.