July 2017

Competition opens to run new special needs free school in Croydon

2017-07-27T14:06:36+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Recent news|

Croydon Council is looking for an organisation with the skills and experience to provide outstanding special education for young people with autism and learning difficulties in a new free school.

Capital funding for constructing the new building has been agreed by […]

Looked after children in south London to benefit from £1m award from DfE

2017-07-25T13:57:00+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Recent news|

A £1m award from the Department for Education’s innovation fund will help Croydon and five other south London boroughs lead the way on meeting the needs of looked after children.

The proposed scheme will improve access to high-quality residential care and […]

Croydon raises 10 green flags to mark the quality of its green spaces

2017-07-24T14:57:25+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Recent news|

Ten parks and open spaces in Croydon have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in the world.

The international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that spaces […]

New enterprise programme to support disabled entrepreneurs

2017-07-21T15:30:11+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Recent news|

Disabled entrepreneurs who want to start their own business are invited to sign-up to a new enterprise programme specifically designed to support people with disabilities.

Supported Self-Employment Academy (SSEA) aims to help people make their business ideas a reality and will […]

Croydon Works celebrates a successful first year

2017-07-20T10:28:40+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Recent news|

Local businesses, employees and apprentices came together yesterday to celebrate the successful first year of Croydon Works.

The jobs brokerage service was set up by the council and partners to ensure residents benefit from the employment opportunities created through the borough’s […]