Voters in Croydon will be going to the polls on Thursday, 6 May to vote in the Mayor of London and London assembly elections and our five local by-elections.
Today the government has announced that all over-40s can now book their Covid-19 vaccine and I urge everyone in Croydon who is eligible to book their appointment as soon as possible.
Croydon firms with innovative ideas to boost their business and the local post-lockdown economy can apply for up to £20,000 each from a new council grant.
Croydon reached a tragic milestone this week as the number of deaths involving Covid-19 rose above 1,000 since the start of the pandemic.
It’s great to see so many people enjoying long-awaited catch ups with friends and family, and to see our town and district centre businesses welcoming people back.
It’s fantastic to have heard this week that over 32 million people have now had their first coronavirus vaccination dose (based on government figures). The successful vaccination rollout continues across Croydon, and I urge everyone who is eligible to get their vaccine to do so.
Two weeks ago the council commissioned an independent investigation into unacceptable conditions that some of our tenants were living in at Regina Road and to find out why this had been allowed to happen.
Croydon’s fostering service will be recruiting 30 new fostering households this year to help care for children in safe, healthy and happy homes. Could you be one of these families or people to help?
Next week we will take Step 2 on the government’s roadmap out of lockdown, with further restrictions lifted.
Statements from the Mayor of Croydon and the leader of the council