April 2016

Cashier’s vigilance saves pensioner’s life savings

2016-04-27T10:01:48+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Recent news|

The alertness and compassion of a building society cashier prevented an 86-year-old handing thousands of pounds to heartless conmen.

Joyce Boakye-Ansah’s quick thinking has been recognised with the presentation of a certificate of appreciation from Croydon Council’s trading standards team.

Asked what […]

Council to expand successful trial to tackle fly-tipping

2016-04-21T09:50:18+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Recent news|

A council drive to keep Croydon shopfronts clear of private business rubbish is to be expanded after a trial period led to more recycling and less fly-tipping.

In March, Croydon Council officers imposed a daytime ban on private waste contractors collecting […]

Council leader sets out a vision for Croydon’s cultural future

2016-04-19T14:21:10+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Recent news|

Guests at a packed Royal Society of the Arts (RSA) fellowship meeting in Croydon heard the borough’s plans for delivering a cultural renaissance.

Amongst many ideas discussed on the night, including ambitious plans by the local RISE Gallery, was the council’s […]