December 2015

Music industry artists lined up to judge kids’ heartfelt songs

2015-12-23T10:40:14+00:00 December 23rd, 2015|Recent news|

School children could be in with a chance of recording a self-composed song by singing from the heart in a competition to be launched on 4 January.

The Healthy Heart Song competition for Croydon primary and secondary school pupils aims to […]

Record year of Christmas donations from council staff

2015-12-21T16:21:11+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Recent news|

A record donation of food and winter woollies will be helping people in need in Croydon this Christmas thanks to the generosity of the council’s staff, contractors, and business partners.

Council employees also raised over £900 by taking part in Christmas […]

Croydon confirmed as southern economic powerhouse

2015-12-15T13:01:04+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Recent news|

Newly-published economic data underlines how Croydon has the second-fastest expanding local economy in the UK, with a 9.3% growth rate putting the borough’s progress significantly ahead of many other areas.

Croydon’s growth is 3.7% above the London average and more than […]

Community urged to speak on new joined-up health plans

2015-12-15T11:23:02+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Recent news|

Residents, organisations and groups interested in public health services in Croydon are being asked to submit their views on a new partnership agreement between Croydon Council and Croydon Health Services NHS Trust (CHS).

The two bodies have drawn up proposals to […]

Council appoints new director of planning and strategic transport

2015-12-15T10:55:09+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Recent news|

Croydon Council is pleased to announce the appointment of a new director of planning and strategic transport.

Heather Cheesbrough will join the council’s Place department management team in January, where she will be responsible for strategic planning, development management, strategic transport […]