Croydon Council is bidding farewell to Robert Henderson, executive director of children, families and education, who will be leaving the council to take up a new role with another local authority.
Croydon Council has this week asked for government approval to renew the borough’s landlord licensing scheme that makes sure privately-let properties meet key housing standards.
With government still yet to deliver on its promise to pay back our Covid-19 costs, councils across the country are facing unprecedented financial challenges – with a £1.4bn budget shortfall in London alone.
A fantastic new digital arts programme could be about to help the next Stormzy uncover their potential as it supports Croydon’s young people to discover their interests and potential over the summer.
Croydon businesses who have fallen through gaps in government support will be able to claim up to £10,000 to help recover from the impact of coronavirus under a new scheme launched by the council.
Croydon’s leisure centres will begin a phased reopening from next week, welcoming residents back to enjoy a range of activities and opportunities to exercise while maintaining their social distance.
Croydon Council’s crackdown on fly-tipping has seen two more vans seized over the past weeks, bringing the total up to 50.
Vulnerable Croydon residents at higher risk of coronavirus or in severe hardship will continue to receive vital council support when a government scheme ends this month.
Readers will soon be able to borrow books from five of Croydon’s libraries for the first time since the buildings were closed by coronavirus as the home library delivery service also restarts from Monday 20 July.
As we start to see our high streets come back to life, we are also preparing to reopen some more of our council services and buildings.