March 2016

From Croydon to Corfu: location filming in the borough’s streets and schools

2016-03-31T14:49:42+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Recent news|

Two Croydon locations feature in the opening scenes from a soon-to-be-screened Sunday-night family drama following the travels of the young Gerald Durrell and his family.

Securing these locations for ‘The Durrells’ was managed by FilmFixer, the company that runs […]

Council Chief Executive set to move to new role in West Sussex

2016-03-30T12:56:04+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Recent news|

Nathan Elvery, chief executive of Croydon Council has confirmed he will be leaving having been successfully appointed to the position of chief executive for West Sussex County Council. He has been at Croydon Council for 12 years in a number […]

Croydon’s craft beer festival chalks up another successful weekend

2016-03-24T11:06:28+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Recent news|

The second Croydon Craft Beer Festival attracted more than 1,500 people to the council’s Clocktower arts complex over three days at the end of last week.

Building on last October’s inaugural event, the festival extended to an extra day and also […]

Council calls for views on libraries of the future

2016-03-22T13:25:28+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Recent news|

Croydon residents are being urged to give their ideas towards shaping plans to improve the borough’s libraries for decades to come.

From today, Croydon Council is asking local residents, community groups and businesses to give their ideas and support towards improving […]

Council-led education programme scoops national award

2016-03-17T15:39:02+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Recent news|

Croydon Council’s work helping young people with special educational needs (SEN) has been recognised with a win at a national awards ceremony.

At Wednesday’s LGC Awards recognising innovation in local government, Croydon Council officers were among the South London SEN Commissioning […]