December 2016

Croydon brings Bollywood to London’s New Year’s Day Parade

2016-12-21T14:54:11+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Recent news|

Croydon is gearing up to take part in one of the biggest events in the capital’s calendar, when a talented local troupe will represent the borough Bollywood-style in London’s New Year’s Day Parade.

Fifteen teenage dancers and adult drummers from Apsara […]

Croydon among country’s biggest losers in Local Government Funding Settlement

2016-12-19T17:12:03+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Recent news|

Croydon is among the 10 worst hit local authorities in the country after it was announced £1.9m is to be cut from the council’s funding.

During last week’s Local Government Funding Settlement announcement, Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Communities […]

Over £90,000 raised to help those impacted by tram derailment

2016-12-15T07:58:55+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Recent news|

Direct donations and a crowd-funding page set up by Croydon Council to help the bereaved families and those injured by last month’s tram derailment have so far raised over £90,000.

Kind-hearted residents and local companies have generously donated to the fund, […]

Local jobs for Thornton Heath people at recruitment fair ahead of regeneration update meetings

2016-12-13T09:07:26+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Recent news|

A recruitment fair organised by Business and Enterprise Support Thornton Heath (BESTH) was held at Selhurst Park last week.

More than 50 vacancies were available at the jobs fair, which aimed to match local vacancies with 38 local candidates interested in […]