April 2017

Ensure you’re registered to vote in the general election

2017-04-28T09:56:27+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Recent news|

Residents are being encouraged to ensure that they are registered to vote in June’s general election.

With less than a month to the registration deadline, Croydon Council is reminding residents to make sure their name is included, so that they don’t […]

Council decision on preferred operator for Fairfield Halls confirmed

2017-04-28T09:45:20+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Recent news|

Croydon Council’s decision to appoint BH Live as the preferred operator for Fairfield Halls has been confirmed by the council’s scrutiny committee.

At its meeting this week (Wednesday 26 April), the committee heard that the council had acted in accordance with procurement requirements […]

Council tax and business rates collection figures at a record high

2017-04-21T15:23:21+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Recent news|

Collection rates of council tax and business rates in Croydon have hit record levels, with the council’s income team bringing in almost an extra £12 million last year.

Some £180m of council tax was collected in 2016/17 meaning the in-year collection […]

Brick by Brick granted planning permission for first batch of homes

2017-04-21T12:24:56+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

New, affordable homes are to be built in Croydon after Brick by Brick – the council’s house building company – was granted planning permission for its first batch of developments.

Set up to ensure Croydon residents had access to high quality, […]

Council expands initiative to get rid of rubbish bags on streets

2017-04-21T11:22:48+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Recent news|

A council initiative that is cleaning up some of Croydon’s busiest streets – by tackling bags of rubbish left on the pavement – is set to expand into another seven areas.

Time-banded waste collections, for both commercial and residential waste, will […]

Care partnership for older people launches in Croydon

2017-04-21T10:04:09+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Recent news|

Health, social care and voluntary sector partners are launching a more personalised and joined-up approach to health and care services for the over-65s in Croydon.

The Outcomes-Based Commissioning programme (OBC) is a radically different approach to the funding and delivery of […]

Croydon Council names preferred operator to run the Fairfield Halls

2017-04-21T09:29:59+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Recent news|

Croydon Council can now reveal the name of the preferred operator to run the new Fairfield Halls and restore it to a world-class venue when it re-opens in 2018 following a full refurbishment.

BH Live, the south coast’s leading leisure […]