CROYDON CHALLENGES “UNACCEPTABLE”PLANNED GOVERNMENT FUNDING OF JUST TWO PER CENT TO SUPPORT UNACCOMPANIED ASYLUM-SEEKING CHILDREN

Croydon council have challenged a draft Government decision to award the borough just under two per cent of a national fund to support unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC) – when the council looks after the second highest number in the UK. A key ‘gateway’ authority due to the location of the UK Home Office in … Continue reading CROYDON CHALLENGES “UNACCEPTABLE”PLANNED GOVERNMENT FUNDING OF JUST TWO PER CENT TO SUPPORT UNACCOMPANIED ASYLUM-SEEKING CHILDREN

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NOTORIOUS FLY-TIPPERS VEHICLES CRUSHED (and you can watch it on YouTube) / LAMBETH COMMUNITY FUND OPEN FOR NEW APPLICATIONS /  BOGUS TREE SURGEON’S ‘BARK’-ING SCAM

NOTORIOUS FLY-TIPPERS VEHICLES CRUSHED (and you can watch it on YouTube) / LAMBETH COMMUNITY FUND OPEN FOR NEW APPLICATIONS /  BOGUS TREE SURGEON'S 'BARK'-ING SCAM A notorious drive-by fly-tipper who hit the headlines when he dumped tonnes of rubbish on the borough’s streets has had his vehicles crushed. Croydon council oversaw the destruction of two … Continue reading NOTORIOUS FLY-TIPPERS VEHICLES CRUSHED (and you can watch it on YouTube) / LAMBETH COMMUNITY FUND OPEN FOR NEW APPLICATIONS /  BOGUS TREE SURGEON’S ‘BARK’-ING SCAM

APPEAL TO CATCH MIDNIGHT FLY-TIPPER

APPEAL TO CATCH MIDNIGHT FLY-TIPPER A midnight fly-tipper who dumped around a tonne-and-a-half of rubbish onto an Upper Norwood road is being sought by Croydon council officers - who are asking the public for their help. Residents reported a mound of wood, plaster, metalwork, rubble and other waste piled halfway across Auckland Road after they … Continue reading APPEAL TO CATCH MIDNIGHT FLY-TIPPER

TIME CALLED ON TRIANGLE RUBBISH

TIME CALLED ON TRIANGLE RUBBISH Restrictions on times bags of rubbish can be left on pavements in Church Road, Westow Street and Westow Hill on the Triangle are set to be introduced by Croydon council from May 1st. The initiative, which involves restricting the time of day that residents and businesses are allowed to leave … Continue reading TIME CALLED ON TRIANGLE RUBBISH

SOUTHWARK: LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR BIG LUNCH STREET PARTIES / BROMLEY: FLY-TIPPING AND OTHER CRIME TARGETED

SOUTHWARK: LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR BIG LUNCH STREET PARTIES / BROMLEY: FLY-TIPPING AND OTHER CRIME TARGETED This year’s national Big Lunch campaign takes place on Sunday 18 June and once again Southwark council are offering a FREE road closure service for party organisers to encourage communities to take part in this great event. The … Continue reading SOUTHWARK: LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR BIG LUNCH STREET PARTIES / BROMLEY: FLY-TIPPING AND OTHER CRIME TARGETED

FLYTIPPER PAYS THOUSANDS EXTRA IN COSTS AS RESIDENT'S PHOTOS SCUPPER APPEAL

FLYTIPPER PAYS THOUSANDS EXTRA IN COSTS AS RESIDENT'S PHOTOS SCUPPER APPEAL / COMMUNITY WARD BUDGETS DOUBLE KEEPING RESIDENTS AT THE HEART OF LOCAL SPENDING A fly-tipper who dumped waste twice in the same street ditched his court appeal when confronted with pictures taken on a resident’s mobile phone  – and incurred £5,670 costs and 250 … Continue reading FLYTIPPER PAYS THOUSANDS EXTRA IN COSTS AS RESIDENT'S PHOTOS SCUPPER APPEAL

NOTORIOUS CROYDON DRIVE-BY FLYTIPPER JAILED – "Wanton vandalism" says judge

NOTORIOUS CROYDON DRIVE-BY FLYTIPPER JAILED - "Wanton vandalism" says judge   A notorious fly-tipper who made national news when he dumped three tonnes of building waste as he drove along a Croydon street has been jailed for a year. The man's crimes hit the headlines when he was captured on film tipping rubble, wood and … Continue reading NOTORIOUS CROYDON DRIVE-BY FLYTIPPER JAILED – "Wanton vandalism" says judge

COUNCIL TAX SCAM WARNING / FLY-TIPPER CAUGHT ON CAMERA DUMPING THREE TONNES OF WASTE GIVEN JAIL WARNING

COUNCIL TAX SCAM WARNING / FLY-TIPPER CAUGHT ON CAMERA DUMPING THREE TONNES OF WASTE GIVEN JAIL WARNING   COUNCIL TAX SCAM WARNING   Bromley council are warning residents to be vigilant regarding a scam council tax email sent to residents. The council has received a report from a resident who has been contacted by someone … Continue reading COUNCIL TAX SCAM WARNING / FLY-TIPPER CAUGHT ON CAMERA DUMPING THREE TONNES OF WASTE GIVEN JAIL WARNING

STAMPING OUT THE BURDEN OF LONELINESS

STAMPING OUT THE BURDEN OF LONELINESS Tips to empower individuals and communities to eradicate the social ills of being isolated and feeling lonely are at the heart of the first annual report from Croydon's director of public health. Rachel Flowers, who took up her post at Croydon council at the beginning of the year, has … Continue reading STAMPING OUT THE BURDEN OF LONELINESS

FLY-TIPPED ON PRIVATE LAND – FINED TOTAL OF £185

FLY-TIPPED ON PRIVATE LAND - FINED TOTAL OF £185   A West Wickham resident has been caught on CCTV and prosecuted for fly-tipping rubbish at the rear of business premises in Petts Wood. Following a hearing at Bromley magistrates court, the man pleaded guilty to the fly-tipping offence. He was ordered to pay a total … Continue reading FLY-TIPPED ON PRIVATE LAND – FINED TOTAL OF £185