CROYDON COUNCIL MOURNS FORMER MAYOR CLLR MAGGIE MANSELL

Croydon council are mourning one of its longest-serving and ‘most dedicated’ members and former Mayor of Croydon, Cllr Maggie Mansell, who has died following a short illness. Council members and officers have paid tribute to Maggie, who was first elected to the council in 1986 and held several key cabinet and committee posts. Over the years … Continue reading CROYDON COUNCIL MOURNS FORMER MAYOR CLLR MAGGIE MANSELL

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SYDENHAM FLY-TIPPING TRUCK CRUSHED / CROYDON CLAMPDOWN SEES VEHICLE SEIZED

A vehicle involved in fly-tipping incidents in Sydenham has been crushed. The white Ford tipper truck was seized in September after CCTV surveillance revealed it was involved in fly-tipping incidents in Kangley Bridge Road, Sydenham. A council spokesman told News From Crystal Palace: "The vehicle was actually seized in Kangley Bridge Road, which is also … Continue reading SYDENHAM FLY-TIPPING TRUCK CRUSHED / CROYDON CLAMPDOWN SEES VEHICLE SEIZED

“HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF CROYDON’S TRANSPORT NETWORK”

A consultation helping shape the future of Croydon’s transport system is currently underway for local people to share their thoughts on everything from how to make journeys safer to improving sustainability over the next 20 years. A first draft of Croydon’s Local Implementation Plan has been submitted to Transport for London (TfL) and is now … Continue reading “HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF CROYDON’S TRANSPORT NETWORK”

CHRISTMAS: EAT, DRINK – BUT BE SAFE

The Christmas lights are sparkling round the Triangle, courtesy of Callum Mason of Winkworth's estate agents on Westow Hill; the traditional Christmas display which used to decorate the window of Plumbase on Westow Hill can now be found in its new home in Upper Norwood library hub where Joe Field has again worked his magic. … Continue reading CHRISTMAS: EAT, DRINK – BUT BE SAFE

CHRISTMAS: FREE PARKING IN CROYDON COUNCIL CAR PARKS / LAMBETH: EMERGENCY FOOD GUIDE / OTHER COUNCIL SERVICES

An early present from Croydon council will make it easier for residents to prepare for and enjoy the festive season. Pay and display charges in council-run car parks and on-street bays will be relaxed on specific days around Christmas and New Year. These spaces will be free of all parking enforcement on Christmas Eve, Christmas … Continue reading CHRISTMAS: FREE PARKING IN CROYDON COUNCIL CAR PARKS / LAMBETH: EMERGENCY FOOD GUIDE / OTHER COUNCIL SERVICES

CHRISTMAS: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – SUPPORT FOR MEN AND WOMEN

Domestic abuse often increases during the festive period, so Croydon’s Family Justice Centre (FJC) is keen to ensure men and women know about its support services. Posters on display across the borough detail where help is available, and how to seek support. Between 1 November 2017 and 1 November 2018 there were 1,421 reports of … Continue reading CHRISTMAS: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – SUPPORT FOR MEN AND WOMEN

CROYDON NAMED AMONG LONDON’S FIRST CREATIVE ENTERPRISE ZONES

Croydon has been named among the capital’s first Creative Enterprise Zones (CEZ) announced by the Mayor of London. The borough is one of six from across the capital who have successfully bid for funding from the Mayor to develop as a CEZ – a place where creative industries flourish and grow. Croydon has been awarded … Continue reading CROYDON NAMED AMONG LONDON’S FIRST CREATIVE ENTERPRISE ZONES

SOUTH NORWOOD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT GETS £1 MILLION-PLUS FROM GLA FUND

A project to improve the high streets and public spaces of South Norwood has been successful in receiving more than £1 million in funding from the Greater London Authority. Re-imagining the Everyday Spaces in South Norwood was awarded £1.16m from the Mayor of London’s Good Growth Fund. The bid, which was submitted by Croydon council … Continue reading SOUTH NORWOOD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT GETS £1 MILLION-PLUS FROM GLA FUND

COUNCIL NEWS: TELL CROYDON YOUR COMMUNITY SAFETY CONCERNS / NEW SOUTHWARK LIBRARY ALMOST TWICE THE SIZE OF ITS FORMER HOME / LEWISHAM TO GET £9 MILLION FROM  GOVERNMENT TO REPLACE DEFECTIVE CLADDING

 TELL CROYDON YOUR COMMUNITY SAFETY CONCERNS The Safer Croydon Partnership (SCP) have launched a survey to gain a greater understanding of people’s crime concerns. The short survey, launched today, seeks the views of everyone who lives, works or visits Croydon. It asks which crime and anti-social behaviour issues causes them most concerns, across the borough, … Continue reading COUNCIL NEWS: TELL CROYDON YOUR COMMUNITY SAFETY CONCERNS / NEW SOUTHWARK LIBRARY ALMOST TWICE THE SIZE OF ITS FORMER HOME / LEWISHAM TO GET £9 MILLION FROM  GOVERNMENT TO REPLACE DEFECTIVE CLADDING

NEW SCHEME TO GET ROUGH SLEEPERS OFF THE STREETS – First of 10 homes will be in Upper Norwood

A council scheme to get vulnerable rough sleepers off the streets and into a home of their own has signed up 10 properties – the first of which will be in Upper Norwood. Earlier this year, Croydon council successfully bid for a £500,000 Government grant towards tackling homelessness in the borough, including plans to give 10 … Continue reading NEW SCHEME TO GET ROUGH SLEEPERS OFF THE STREETS – First of 10 homes will be in Upper Norwood