Following today’s government announcement, from midnight tonight Croydon, like the rest of London, will be subject to tighter Tier 4 restrictions with the planned relaxation of rules for Christmas cancelled.
As we head towards the Christmas holiday period, the Covid-19 situation in Croydon remains extremely serious, with a 77% increase in cases in the last week alone.
There will be a number of changes to the opening times of council services over the festive break.
Croydon Council has formally submitted a request to the government for a capitalisation direction to support the borough’s plans to become more financially sustainable.
From midnight tonight Croydon, like the rest of London, will be designated a Covid-19 Very High Alert level area and subject to Tier 3 restrictions.
This week we began an important conversation with our staff, residents and partners and one that will continue throughout our journey to rebuild Croydon as a financially sustainable council.
Collections of household recycling and rubbish will be changing for three weeks over the festive period.
Thousands of Croydon families with children on free school meals will get extra money towards food and household bills this Christmas through a new grant.
A Croydon Council committee will decide in January whether to permanently keep, remove or replace a pilot scheme set up to reduce local through traffic and boost walking and cycling.
Croydon Council wants to hear from residents, staff and partners on plans to get its finances back on track and focus on providing the best essential services we can, while living within our means.