More people will be able and encouraged to shape local decision-making in Croydon under new plans to change the council’s constitution and structure for the first time in a generation.
Two Croydon apprentices have been recognised as among the best in the capital after being shortlisted in next month’s London Borough Apprenticeship Awards.
The South London Partnership (SLP), a group of five boroughs, has been awarded £4 million by London Councils to create an Internet of Things (IoT) monitoring system to improve people’s lives through better transport, environment, health and other areas while also improving business retention and sustainable economic growth.
Croydon Council has completed the purchase on the final part of the Colonnades Retail and Leisure Park, generating more than £150,000 in additional income for frontline services.
Three new apprentices have accepted roles at Croydon Council as a campaign to get 100 people into apprenticeships across the borough in 100 working days kicks off.
Croydon has played a key role as part of a two-day global summit attended by representatives from more than 25 countries.
Hundreds of guests enjoyed a host of activities over the last weekend as part of a national celebration of the Windrush community.
Croydon Council is reviewing part of its Local Plan to update the vision and strategy for Croydon’s growth up to 2040, and set out how the borough will continue to deliver much-needed new homes, jobs and community facilities.
The historical importance of grounds once owned by Archbishops of Canterbury are to be recognised and protected, if proposals to revise a council planning document are approved.
Croydon Council’s approach to preventing homelessness and its post-Grenfell fire sprinkler programme have been named finalists ahead of a national awards ceremony.