January 2017

Protecting priority services and delivering more for Croydon

2017-01-31T16:35:02+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Recent news|

The council is proposing to increase council tax by just 47p a week on a band D property to help protect priority services and invest in the borough’s future.

Croydon is determined to safeguard the things that residents rely on: keeping […]

New council arts fund expands Croydon’s cultural scene

2017-01-31T11:33:58+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Recent news|

A new council fund – set up to expand Croydon’s cultural scene by helping arts and cultural projects attract major investment – has made its first awards.

The Croydonites Festival of New Theatre and the London Mozart Players (LMP) are the […]

Council to take in-depth look at air quality for new action plan

2017-01-31T10:24:49+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Recent news|

Croydon Council is to take an in-depth look at air quality and draft a new five-year action plan aimed at delivering cleaner air in the borough.

Building on the existing five-year plan, the Air Quality Action Plan will focus on the […]

Artwork brings splash of colour to Thornton Heath

2017-01-27T16:17:34+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

Buildings in Thornton Heath are to be given a splash of colour when they are decorated with murals and public artwork celebrating the local area, over the coming months.

As part of the council’s £2.7m investment in the area, four artists […]

Notorious Croydon drive-by fly-tipper jailed for a year

2017-01-25T14:01:28+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Recent news|

A notorious fly-tipper who made national news when he dumped three tonnes of building waste as he drove along a Croydon street has today (25 January) been jailed for a year.

George Smith’s appalling environmental crimes hit the headlines when he […]

Croydon to remember victims of Holocaust and genocide

2017-01-23T16:18:55+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Recent news|

Holocaust Memorial Day this year falls on Friday (27).

HMD is an international event remembering those murdered in the Holocaust and in subsequent genocides, including those in Bosnia, Cambodia, Rwanda and Darfur.

This year’s theme – How can life go on?[…]

Standing up for Croydon – call on government to sort out rail chaos once and for all

2017-01-20T16:01:04+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Recent news|

Croydon has called on the government to sort out the train chaos blighting local commuters and businesses and bring forward urgent investment in the region’s ailing rail network to stop the local economy from grinding to […]