“COUNCIL BREACHED OWN GUIDELINES ON CONSULTING WITH RESIDENTS…..” – Opposition councillors ‘call-in’ decision on housing services

Opposition councillors have been given the green light to 'call in' decisions by two Lambeth council cabinet members for further consideration - for only the THIRD time since last May's council elections. The first relates to the design of housing services after 2020, the second to a carbon reduction action plan. Tomorrow night's 'call-ins' follow … Continue reading “COUNCIL BREACHED OWN GUIDELINES ON CONSULTING WITH RESIDENTS…..” – Opposition councillors ‘call-in’ decision on housing services

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….and breached Government regulations by rushing through a carbon reduction action plan. “Deliberate attempt to exclude public and opposition from having any input” – opposition councillors

Opposition councillors have been given the green light to 'call in' two council decisions for further consideration - for only the THIRD time since last May's council elections. The second call-in - by all five Green councillors - relates to a carbon reduction action plan Tomorrow night's call-ins follow a pledge by Cllr Liz Atkins, … Continue reading ….and breached Government regulations by rushing through a carbon reduction action plan. “Deliberate attempt to exclude public and opposition from having any input” – opposition councillors

KICK OFF YOUR SUMMER!!!!! FREE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT FOR 11 – 16 YEAR OLDS!!!!!

Are you the next Joel Ward or Scott Dann? The Safer Croydon Partnership are hosting a free six-a-side football tournament on Saturday (3 August) at Croydon sports arena in South Norwood. The Croydon Cohesion Tournament has been organised by the council’s youth engagement team, Palace for Life Foundation and Croydon police and 11-16-year-olds are invited … Continue reading KICK OFF YOUR SUMMER!!!!! FREE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT FOR 11 – 16 YEAR OLDS!!!!!

HELP AND SUPPORT FOR PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS (and it’s not just new mums who suffer – it’s dads as well)

New parents experiencing perinatal mental health problems are set to benefit from improved support from local services, say Croydon council. A council statement says perinatal mental health problems are issues that occur during pregnancy and the first 12 months following childbirth. "It could be a pre-existing condition, occur for the first time or be exacerbated … Continue reading HELP AND SUPPORT FOR PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS (and it’s not just new mums who suffer – it’s dads as well)

‘ZERO HIV INFECTIONS BY 2030’ CAMPAIGN BACKED

A London-wide campaign that aims to achieve the ambitious target of zero new HIV infections in the capital by 2030 is being backed by Croydon council. The latest phase of the Do It London campaign, which is funded by London boroughs, runs throughout the summer and autumn to support residents to make safer and healthier … Continue reading ‘ZERO HIV INFECTIONS BY 2030’ CAMPAIGN BACKED

PROBE FOUND EIGHT HOUSES IN MULTIPLE OCCUPATION DID NOT HAVE LICENCE – OR FIRE SAFETY EQUIPMENT

A council investigation of nine properties found that eight did not have a licence to be used as Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs). And all of them – along with a ninth property – were found to be lacking in essential fire safety equipment. At Camberwell Green magistrates court the director of the firm which … Continue reading PROBE FOUND EIGHT HOUSES IN MULTIPLE OCCUPATION DID NOT HAVE LICENCE – OR FIRE SAFETY EQUIPMENT

NEW INITIATIVE TO RECRUIT CARE WORKERS IN BROMLEY “Number of people aged over 85 will have doubled by 2030”

An initiative to recruit new care workers into the council and care homes in Bromley borough is underway. The new recruitment initiative 'Wake Up 2 Care'  is inviting interested people to a recruitment event on Thursday 8 August.  Applicants are advised to book a place onto one of two information sessions available. The session is … Continue reading NEW INITIATIVE TO RECRUIT CARE WORKERS IN BROMLEY “Number of people aged over 85 will have doubled by 2030”

BECKENHAM PLACE PARK RE-OPENS – BUT LAKE REMAINS CLOSED

Beckenham Place Park has re-opened, say Lewisham council. "But the wild swimming lake remains closed as we continue to put measures in place to ensure people can enjoy themselves safely. "To manage the number of swimmers and lake users safely: We are introducing some temporary fencing around the edge of the lake. You will need … Continue reading BECKENHAM PLACE PARK RE-OPENS – BUT LAKE REMAINS CLOSED

SUMMER IN SOUTHWARK -KEEP BOREDOM AT BAY. The only limit is your imagination.

Become a forensic scientist, take a trip into space or help create the next piece of modern art - there’s plenty to do in Southwark this summer. The only limit is your imagination. Southwark council say they have "once again" pulled together the best activities, events and organisations from around the borough to keep children … Continue reading SUMMER IN SOUTHWARK -KEEP BOREDOM AT BAY. The only limit is your imagination.

FIFTY YEARS ON: BLOWING MORE THAN THE ****** DOORS OFF IN CRYSTAL PALACE – AGAIN!

They'll be blowing more than the ****** doors off in Crystal Palace again at 5pm today (Sunday) - when the Everyman cinema on Church Road shows The Italian Job including the iconic scene where a van is blown up in Crystal Palace park. Star of the film Michael Caine looks at his companion and tells him: … Continue reading FIFTY YEARS ON: BLOWING MORE THAN THE ****** DOORS OFF IN CRYSTAL PALACE – AGAIN!