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Croydon Guardian
New housing campaign calls on homeowners to provide shelter for the homelessneed places to stay. The strategy was one of the flagship policies proposed Op
New housing campaign calls on homeowners to provide shelter for the homeless
Croydon Guardian / Posted 59 minutes ago
need places to stay. The strategy was one of the flagship policies proposed Opportunity and Fairness Commission, set up by Croydon Council last year. FairBnB hopes to recruit 10 homeowners by the end of September. They will be paid £15 to £25 a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon students buck national trend with 'impressive' GSCE resultssuggest the borough’s schools were set to match 2015’s average of A*-C grades i
Croydon students buck national trend with 'impressive' GSCE results
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
suggest the borough’s schools were set to match 2015’s average of A*-C grades in combined English and maths, according to Croydon Council. Pass rates fell dramatically across the country this year, with the proportion of pupils achieving grades... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon social worker suspended for threatening to 'smack in the mouth' four-old boyA Croydon Council social worker has been suspended for threatening a vulnerable
Croydon social worker suspended for threatening to 'smack in the mouth' four-old boy
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
A Croydon Council social worker has been suspended for threatening a vulnerable four-year-old boy with a “smack in the mouth”. Victoria Ebulue, who worked with families under child protection plans, had claimed she told the boy to “watch his mouth”... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon social worker suspended for threatening to 'smack vulnerable boy in the mouth'A Croydon Council social worker has been suspended for threatening a vulnerable
Croydon social worker suspended for threatening to 'smack vulnerable boy in the mouth'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
A Croydon Council social worker has been suspended for threatening a vulnerable four-year-old boy with a “smack in the mouth”. Victoria Ebulue, who worked with families under child protection plans, had claimed she told the boy to “watch his mouth”... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Carers need more support from healthcare providers, Healthwatch Croydon warnsit the most.” Agnelo Fernandes, assistant clinical chair of Croydon Clinical C
Carers need more support from healthcare providers, Healthwatch Croydon warns
Croydon Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
it the most.” Agnelo Fernandes, assistant clinical chair of Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group, said: “Together with Croydon Council and the health providers in the borough, we are working to transform the way services are delivered in the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Plans for long-awaited £17.5m New Addington leisure centre set to be approved by Croydon CouncilPlans for a £17.5 million leisure centre in New Addington are finally set to be
Plans for long-awaited £17.5m New Addington leisure centre set to be approved by Croydon Council
Croydon Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Plans for a £17.5 million leisure centre in New Addington are finally set to be approved by Croydon Council this week. The long-awaited proposals, which have been years in the pipeline, include a 25-metre swimming pool, a community centre, an arts... Read more
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InsideHousing
Shirley, you can't be seriousto interview people who know the new minister. Sadly Gary Barlow* hasn’t won m
Shirley, you can't be serious
InsideHousing / Posted 15 days ago
to interview people who know the new minister. Sadly Gary Barlow* hasn’t won many friends among the Labour-contingent of Croydon Council (perhaps not surprisingly). Specifically they said Mr Bakewell* is that bogeyman of the housing world, a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon's riots five years on: 'It could happen again,' warn victimsimplausible that there could be more riots. But that’s not the same thing as ex
Croydon's riots five years on: 'It could happen again,' warn victims
Croydon Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
implausible that there could be more riots. But that’s not the same thing as expecting riots.” The aftermath of the riots Croydon Council leader Tony Newman said the capital needed to be wary of the possibility of future unrest, but said he... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon's riots five years on: The story of the night the streets burnedof his life in Croydon, angrily replied: "It's not my constituency, it's my hom
Croydon's riots five years on: The story of the night the streets burned
Croydon Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
of his life in Croydon, angrily replied: "It's not my constituency, it's my home.” Tony Newman, now the Labour leader of Croydon Council, was holidaying in Italy when someone phoned him and told him to switch on the television. He says: “I... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council homelessness programme wins London-wide awardA Croydon Council programme aimed at preventing those on the brink of homelessn
Croydon Council homelessness programme wins London-wide award
Croydon Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
A Croydon Council programme aimed at preventing those on the brink of homelessness from ending up on the streets has been shortlisted for a London-wide award. The Gateway initiative has been named one of three winners in the London Homelessness... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Animal charity offers free duvets for every house on 'cruelly named' Croydon road - if council agrees to name changeAn animal welfare charity has made a kooky pitch to Croydon Council by asking t
Animal charity offers free duvets for every house on 'cruelly named' Croydon road - if council agrees to name change
Croydon Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
An animal welfare charity has made a kooky pitch to Croydon Council by asking the authority to rename one of the borough’s roads – in return for everyone living on it receiving a free duvet. PETA has promised free "sumptuous, fluffy, feather-free"... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Gay pride festival to take place in Croydonpeople behind the Crafty Purley and Croydon Craft Beer Festivals. Cllr Trakas-
Gay pride festival to take place in Croydon
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
people behind the Crafty Purley and Croydon Craft Beer Festivals. Cllr Trakas-Lawlor said: “This will be the first time Croydon Council is supporting a Pride festival in the borough, and I am delighted it is happening during my time as... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Gay pride festival to take place in Croydonpeople behind the Crafty Purley and Croydon Craft Beer Festivals. Cllr Trakas-
Gay pride festival to take place in Croydon
Croydon Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
people behind the Crafty Purley and Croydon Craft Beer Festivals. Cllr Trakas-Lawlor said: “This will be the first time Croydon Council is supporting a Pride festival in the borough, and I am delighted it is happening during my time as... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Gay pride festival to take place in Croydonpeople behind the Crafty Purley and Croydon Craft Beer Festivals. Cllr Trakas-
Gay pride festival to take place in Croydon
Kingston Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
people behind the Crafty Purley and Croydon Craft Beer Festivals. Cllr Trakas-Lawlor said: “This will be the first time Croydon Council is supporting a Pride festival in the borough, and I am delighted it is happening during my time as... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
PrideFest is coming to Croydonpeople behind the Crafty Purley and Croydon Craft Beer Festivals. Cllr Trakas-
PrideFest is coming to Croydon
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
people behind the Crafty Purley and Croydon Craft Beer Festivals. Cllr Trakas-Lawlor said: “This will be the first time Croydon Council is supporting a Pride festival in the borough, and I am delighted it is happening during my time as... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
PrideFest is coming to Croydonpeople behind the Crafty Purley and Croydon Craft Beer Festivals. Cllr Trakas-
PrideFest is coming to Croydon
Croydon Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
people behind the Crafty Purley and Croydon Craft Beer Festivals. Cllr Trakas-Lawlor said: “This will be the first time Croydon Council is supporting a Pride festival in the borough, and I am delighted it is happening during my time as... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Residents revolt: Mother threatens to stop paying council tax in protest at 'filthy' South Norwood streetsthe message from frustrated homeowners in South Norwood who are threatening to
Residents revolt: Mother threatens to stop paying council tax in protest at 'filthy' South Norwood streets
Croydon Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
the message from frustrated homeowners in South Norwood who are threatening to stop paying council tax in protest against Croydon Council’s “immorally unaccceptable” street-cleaning service. An epidemic of fly-tipping, dog mess and takeaway food... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Residents revolt: 'Sick and tired' mother threatens council tax protest over 'filthy' South Norwood streetsthe message from frustrated homeowners in South Norwood who are threatening to
Residents revolt: 'Sick and tired' mother threatens council tax protest over 'filthy' South Norwood streets
Croydon Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
the message from frustrated homeowners in South Norwood who are threatening to stop paying council tax in protest against Croydon Council’s “immorally unaccceptable” street-cleaning service. An epidemic of fly-tipping, dog mess and takeaway food... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council offers entrepreneurs free shop space in South NorwoodCroydon Council is offering tenancies of up to six months at two newly refurbis
Croydon Council offers entrepreneurs free shop space in South Norwood
Croydon Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
Croydon Council is offering tenancies of up to six months at two newly refurbished shops in Portland Road as part of a drive to reinvigorate the area. The lucky winners of the council-funded competition will be able to grow their business venture in... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Social housing tenants could be required to live in Croydon for three years before getting on waiting listthree years before being offered accommodation, under proposals currently up fo
Social housing tenants could be required to live in Croydon for three years before getting on waiting list
Croydon Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
three years before being offered accommodation, under proposals currently up for public consultation. Earlier this year, Croydon Council's Labour administration announced plans to triple the residency qualification for its housing waiting list,... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Private developer takes over plans to build 500 homes on former council HQ siteCroydon Council has chosen an outside developer to build 500 homes on the site
Private developer takes over plans to build 500 homes on former council HQ site
Croydon Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
Croydon Council has chosen an outside developer to build 500 homes on the site of the authority's former offices, despite announcing it would take responsibility for the project more than a year ago. Residential developer HUB has been awarded the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Private developer takes over plans to build more than 500 home on site of former council HQCroydon Council has chosen an outside developer to build 500 homes on the site
Private developer takes over plans to build more than 500 home on site of former council HQ
Croydon Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
Croydon Council has chosen an outside developer to build 500 homes on the site of the authority's former offices, despite announcing it would take responsibility for the project more than a year ago. Residential developer HUB has been awarded the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Vulnerable children in Croydon waiting too long to see social workers, warn inspectorsto social services if a child is at risk, with oversight from the senior nurse
Vulnerable children in Croydon waiting too long to see social workers, warn inspectors
Croydon Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
to social services if a child is at risk, with oversight from the senior nurse in charge on every referral going out.” Croydon Council currently cares for 830 children – more than any other London borough. Due to the Home Office’s screening... Read more

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