More people will be able and encouraged to shape local decision-making in Croydon under new plans to change the council’s constitution and structure for the first time in a generation.
New funding is set to see Croydon build on the success of its 100 in 100 campaign, getting apprentices into key business sectors and offering them opportunities to develop their skills.
Croydon companies large and small wanting a post-Brexit business boost can still sign up for an economic conference this month.
The council is urging Croydon residents who are citizens of European Union (EU) countries to attend a town centre event on how to apply for a permanent right to stay.
Residents across Croydon are urged to have their say on the borough’s future as part of The Big Conversation with the current focus turning to all things sustainable.
Croydon has been named London Borough of Culture for 2023, fending off competition from across the capital. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced the borough’s bid, This is Croydon, had scooped the title and the £1.35m funding award at City Hall this morning (11 February).
An old garage site in Shrublands could become affordable homes built by local people for local people – and the council wants to hear from neighbours keen on getting involved.
Up to 1,425 school pupils are set to benefit from a £1.2m award from the Young Londoner’s Fund (YLF), which will spearhead Croydon’s plans to reduce youth violence in the borough.
The government has issued advice for the public to follow to help reduce the spread of coronavirus and tips on how people can protect themselves from infection.
Croydon launches its LGBT+ History Month celebrations this Thursday (6 February) with an evening of performances and a panel discussion at the Fairfield Halls.