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Croydon Guardian
Free swimming announced for Croydon this summerIt's time to slap on the cozzies as Croydon Council have announced its plans fo
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
It's time to slap on the cozzies as Croydon Council have announced its plans for free swimming in Croydon. For the fourth summer in a row, under-16s will be able to swim for free at council's leisure centres. "It’s a great way to enjoy the summer... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
‘Unacceptable failings’ result in struggling Grandmother being without respite for two yearsin 2004. Significant behavioural issues affect the boy when his routine is alt
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
in 2004. Significant behavioural issues affect the boy when his routine is altered. In 2011 the grandmother called Croydon Council for help before being granted a respite package in 2012. The council permitted flexible respite use of three... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
More affordable housing coming to Croydon after £25 million investmentCroydon Council has approved a £25m investment in more affordable housing via a
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Croydon Council has approved a £25m investment in more affordable housing via a new independent charity that guarantees cheaper rents. Last month the council’s cabinet agreed to the setting up of an independent charity provisionally called Croydon... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
The Upper Norwood Library Hub has been re-opened after development workCar park spaces can also be hired. Community Hub Director, Emily Jewell, said:
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Car park spaces can also be hired. Community Hub Director, Emily Jewell, said: “With the support of Lambeth and Croydon Councils, we now have a building fit for the 21st century. “We are delighted that we have such a great building for... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Fiveways in Waddon is set to be transformed and you have a chance to give your viewsPublic consultation has commenced regarding proposed improvements to Fiveways i
Croydon Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Public consultation has commenced regarding proposed improvements to Fiveways in Waddon. Croydon Council and Transport for London are proposing the changes to make Waddon “safer, more accessible and pleasant”. The plans are designed to combat... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
The free parking time in Croydon’s district centres has been extendedCroydon Council has implemented an hour of free parking in nine district centre
Croydon Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Croydon Council has implemented an hour of free parking in nine district centres to make it easier for shoppers and traders. Previously free parking was limited to 30 minutes. Councillor Stuart King, cabinet member for transport and environment,... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon fly-tipper ordered to clear up rubbish as part of his sentenceCroydon yard should clear waste as part of his sentence, a judge has said. Lan
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Croydon yard should clear waste as part of his sentence, a judge has said. Lance Anthony Morris, 47, was taken to court by Croydon Council after piling tyres, timber and other waste in addition to a caravan at a side in Waddon over a three-year... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council supports move to crack down on illegal tobaccoCroydon Council has announced that it will be supporting a new campaign to prev
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Croydon Council has announced that it will be supporting a new campaign to prevent illegal tobacco being distributed across London. The campaign was initiated by London Councils, London Trading Standards and health professionals across the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Bury Times
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Bury Times / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Gazette
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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guardian-series
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
guardian-series / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Harrow Times
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Harrow Times / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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This is West Country
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
This is West Country / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Gazette News
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Gazette News / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Bolton News
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Bolton News / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council’s 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Council unveils plans to install tower block sprinklersLondon council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every r
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
London council has announced that fire sprinklers will be installed for every resident in 25 of its tallest tower blocks. Croydon Council said sprinklers will go into individual flats or communal areas of the council's 25 tallest blocks at 10, 11... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Watch the moment this fly-tipper's truck gets destroyed by the councilfly-tipping offences in 2016. This week, the two tipper trucks used by him to
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
fly-tipping offences in 2016. This week, the two tipper trucks used by him to carry out the offences were destroyed by Croydon Council. A third vehicle, also property of Smith, was destroyed prior to the case against him when he failed to... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Rooftop playground part of the plan for 1200 pupil Addiscombe schoolAt a planning committee meeting tonight (July 6), Croydon Council will hear pla
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
At a planning committee meeting tonight (July 6), Croydon Council will hear plans to demolish the existing buildings at Rees House, Morland Lodge and 6 Morland Road to develop a 1200 place secondary school. Part of the plan includes a multi use... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Two huge towers could be built opposite East Croydon StationA proposal will be presented to Croydon Council tonight (July 6) that would see
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
A proposal will be presented to Croydon Council tonight (July 6) that would see the erection of interlinked buildings of 30 and a 40-storeys on George Street. This would see nearly 500 residential units built at the site of the former Essex... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
New training courses by Croydon Adult Learning and Training to bolster adults' chance at finding workused office software. Between 9.30am and 3pm, there will be sessions on findin
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
used office software. Between 9.30am and 3pm, there will be sessions on finding out how a Calat course provided by Croydon Council could help find people a job with a difference. Other parts of the day will focus on business computing, with... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
£700,000 grant to revive the Great North Woodto be celebrated and partially revived thanks to a £700,000 grant from the Heri
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
to be celebrated and partially revived thanks to a £700,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Over the next four years Croydon Council will be supporting the London Wildlife Trust (LWT) as they work on a collaborative project with volunteers,... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Works to Leon House will close streets around the areaStreet in Croydon are part of your daily drive, you best start looking for anot
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
Street in Croydon are part of your daily drive, you best start looking for another route to get around. This is because Croydon Council will temporarily close those roads to traffic to facilitate redevelopment works to Leon House, The order... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Year 5 student takes out top prize in awareness campaign on air pollution.A Croydon youngster has scooped £100 for her primary school after her poster de
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
A Croydon youngster has scooped £100 for her primary school after her poster design took out first prize in the Croydon Council-backed schools awareness campaign on air pollution. Year 5 student Jada Kelly, 10, from Oasis Academy Byron beat out over... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council give update on fire sprinkler installation for tower blocksOn June 19, Croydon Council announced the intention to install sprinkler system
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
On June 19, Croydon Council announced the intention to install sprinkler systems in all blocks of ten storeys and above (25 total). It’s now expected that council will start the installation of the first systems in autumn this year with completion... Read more
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Scotsman
Sprinklers in 300 Scottish tower blocks to cost Government £100 millionsaid: “That’s what the people living there would expect, and it’s something whi
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
said: “That’s what the people living there would expect, and it’s something which has to happen immediately.” Last month, Croydon Council became the first to commit to retro-fitting sprinkler systems to 25 council blocks of over ten storeys at a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Crystal Palace looking to keep children and vulnerable adults in Croydon safe from harmin Croydon safe from harm or abuse. Teaming up with Croydon’s multi-agency adu
Croydon Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
in Croydon safe from harm or abuse. Teaming up with Croydon’s multi-agency adults’ and children’s safeguarding boards and Croydon Council, the club is hosting a workshop on July 5 for businesses to find out how they can contribute. “Whether we... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Last day to register for Youth Congress eventis the last day to register for the first ever Youth Congress for Croydon. Thi
Croydon Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
is the last day to register for the first ever Youth Congress for Croydon. This event will create a strategic forum for Croydon Council to engage and listen to the views of children and young people in Croydon. Council hopes this will be the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Parking at some of Croydon's pay and display bays is about to become FREEin Croydon are set to save some pennies when pay and display charges are lifted
Croydon Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
in Croydon are set to save some pennies when pay and display charges are lifted in around 20 spots around the borough. Croydon Council will revoke one-hour maximum stay pay and display only parking bays and replace them with free one-hour... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'Cladding is not the same used on Grenfell tower' Croydon Council saysCroydon Council is confident that the borough's tower blocks do not contain the
Croydon Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
Croydon Council is confident that the borough's tower blocks do not contain the same cladding as that used on Grenfell Tower. At a meeting of council on Monday, June 27, Councillor Alison Butler told the chamber that letters had been sent to tenants... Read more
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Evening Standard
Grenfell fundraiser axed over bashment music race rowof goodwill.” Bashment, a music genre with its roots in dancehall, has previou
Evening Standard / Posted 24 days ago
of goodwill.” Bashment, a music genre with its roots in dancehall, has previously led to rows in other parts of the capital. Last year, Croydon council launched an investigation after a town centre bar banned the music, branding it “unaccepta... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Fly-tipper dumps half-a-tonne of waste onto an Upper Norwood Street12.05am on Tuesday, June 20. As well as building materials, the fly-tip includ
Croydon Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
12.05am on Tuesday, June 20. As well as building materials, the fly-tip included a barbecue, a suitcase and plastic boxes. Croydon Council believed the waste was dumped from a tipper truck before being driven off from the site, which is near the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Nearly 50 people fined as a taskforce cracks down on flytipping“There is nowhere safe for you to dump rubbish illegally in Croydon anymore.”
Croydon Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
“There is nowhere safe for you to dump rubbish illegally in Croydon anymore.” That’s the message from Croydon Council after 44 fixed penalty notices (FPNs) were issued by a new taskforce set up to tackle fly-tipping. Launched in April, the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
This is how Croydon Council plans to improve air quality in the boroughand service-delivery vehicles, along with construction sites, will be among the
Croydon Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
and service-delivery vehicles, along with construction sites, will be among the areas subject to stricter scrutiny as Croydon Council seeks to improve air quality across the borough. With the publication of its five-year draft Air Quality... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council praised by Jeremy Corbyn for its decision to install fire sprinklers in tower blocks.Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has today commended Croydon Council for its decisio
Croydon Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has today commended Croydon Council for its decision to install fire sprinklers in its tower blocks. In the House of Commons this afternoon (June 21), Mr Corbyn said the government needed to help councils in improving... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
A new fast-food restaurant is in the works for West CroydonA new fast-food restaurant could be in West Croydon by the end of this year. A
Croydon Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
A new fast-food restaurant could be in West Croydon by the end of this year. A submission was recently made to Croydon Council for full planning permission to be given for the building at 53 Waddon Road for purposes within class A3 and A5. Or in... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon business lends a helping hand to victims of Grenfell Tower fireto help our brothers and sisters in West London,” Mr Al-Kubati said. “And my l
Croydon Guardian / Posted 1 months ago
to help our brothers and sisters in West London,” Mr Al-Kubati said. “And my line has been going off all day.” MORE: Croydon Council to review fire safety practices after Grenfell fire They haven’t just been waiting for donations to come to... Read more
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express
Grenfell Tower inferno forces local authorities to conduct high-rise safety checksto provide them with as much information and reassurance as possible at this ea
express / Posted 1 months ago
to provide them with as much information and reassurance as possible at this early stage in the fire investigation." A Croydon Council spokesman said it has invested around £10 million upgrading safety in its council stock since 2009, adding:... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
An unusual dance performance that takes place on a shipping container has been announced for Croydonis one of just five locations across the capital selected to host the free 40-m
Croydon Guardian / Posted 1 months ago
is one of just five locations across the capital selected to host the free 40-minute show, supported by Croydon Council. The performance will take place in The Queen’s Gardens on Saturday, October 14 at 1.30pm and... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Council to review fire safety practices after Grenfell Tower fireCroydon Council will conduct a “full review” into its fire safety practices “as
Croydon Guardian / Posted 1 months ago
Croydon Council will conduct a “full review” into its fire safety practices “as soon as possible” after the Grenfell Tower fire. The blaze in North Kensington on Wednesday killed at least 17 people. Residents who escaped the inferno complained... Read more
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