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Croydon Guardian
A family fined for taking kids out of school to go to attend their murdered uncle's funeralfair because it’s not humane, it can’t be human to think like that, to think th
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
fair because it’s not humane, it can’t be human to think like that, to think that somebody’s family does not matter.” A Croydon Council spokesperson said: “The decision to not authorise leave during term time was taken by the headteacher of the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Domino's gets the go-ahead to open in South Norwoodnearly two months of waiting. The site is a former bakery and has been vacant
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
nearly two months of waiting. The site is a former bakery and has been vacant since around June 2014. In a letter to Croydon Council, Sophia House from DPP Planning - the agency in charge of the application - said the store would give a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Family fined for taking kids out of school to attend uncle's funeralfair because it’s not humane, it can’t be human to think like that, to think th
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
fair because it’s not humane, it can’t be human to think like that, to think that somebody’s family does not matter.” A Croydon Council spokesperson said: “The decision to not authorise leave during term time was taken by the headteacher of the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Creating safe spaces in South Norwood one of five ideas shortlisted for developmentsafer? Well now is your chance to have a say on which project gets the go-ahea
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
safer? Well now is your chance to have a say on which project gets the go-ahead. Five ideas have been shortlisted by Croydon Council in the hope they will be built and increase Croydon's night-life . The shortlisted proposals are: Ludoquist... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Man found guilty of using a property in South Norwood as an illegal dumpto pay £9,870 for letting the back gardens of 9-10 Market Parade in Portland Ro
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
to pay £9,870 for letting the back gardens of 9-10 Market Parade in Portland Road fill with rubbish. The court heard that Croydon Council environmental enforcement officers issued a community protection notice to both the company and Mr Delvarr,... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Businesses asked to stop selling hunting and combat knives over safety concernsBusinesses are being asked to clamp down on the sale of knives amidst growing c
Croydon Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Businesses are being asked to clamp down on the sale of knives amidst growing concerns over safety Croydon Council is calling on businesses around the area to agree to conditions aimed at knife crime prevention. Some of the conditions... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Improvements to Coulsdon South train station on the cards as part of £30million plandesigns and make them a reality.” Improvements will includes lifts and footbri
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
designs and make them a reality.” Improvements will includes lifts and footbridges and the designs will be submitted to Croydon Council this autumn. It's anticipated the works will be completed within the next two years, if planning permission... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
These are the 23 restaurants and takeaways in South Norwood with food hygiene ratings of one out of fivefood hygiene ratings from South Norwood. 23 food outlets were given zero in th
Croydon Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
food hygiene ratings from South Norwood. 23 food outlets were given zero in their food hygiene tests. Inspectors from Croydon Council, who carry out the checks on behalf of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) look at how hygienically food is... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Pair of landlords to be banned from letting properties in Croydon after renting out mouldy houseCroydon house to a family of four have been fined £4,000 each and face a ban fr
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
Croydon house to a family of four have been fined £4,000 each and face a ban from letting properties in the borough. Croydon Council inspectors found serious hazards when they visited the house last year in Bensham Lane, Thornton Heath,... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon being urged to get out into nature in effort to reduce demand on the NHSservice opened on Saturday, September 9 in South Norwood Country Park. A month
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
service opened on Saturday, September 9 in South Norwood Country Park. A month long pilot programme funded by Croydon Council will now take place to assess the service. It is currently available to everyone over 16 years, further... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
These are the 19 restaurants and takeaways in Purley, South Croydon and Coulsdon with food hygiene ratings of zero and one out of fivenecessary. 18 food outlets were given one in their food hygiene tests and one
Croydon Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
necessary. 18 food outlets were given one in their food hygiene tests and one was given a zero. Inspectors from Croydon Council, who carry out the checks on behalf of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) look at how hygienically food is... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Three Croydon schools open new classrooms worth nearly £17 millionThree Croydon schools marked the first day of the new term with the opening of
Croydon Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
Three Croydon schools marked the first day of the new term with the opening of new classrooms. Croydon Council invested almost £17 million into the three projects as part of the council’s programme of building and expanding schools across the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
£200,000 upgrade to Purley car park is now completeA £200,000 upgrade to Purley town centre’s multi-storey car park is complete.
Croydon Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
A £200,000 upgrade to Purley town centre’s multi-storey car park is complete. Croydon Council announced that two new, upgraded lifts are now working in the 424-space building in Whytecliffe Road South. New roller shutters have also been installed... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Legacy gets the tick of approval by councilnew £6 million OnSide Youth Zone came a step closer to reality this week when t
Croydon Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
new £6 million OnSide Youth Zone came a step closer to reality this week when the planning application was approved by Croydon Council. Once completed, the Youth Zone means young people of the borough will be able to access 20 activities at a... Read more
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express
Outrage as council reveals plans to FINE parents £130 for dropping children off at SCHOOL FURIOUS parents have hit out at Croydon Council after being threatened with £
express / Posted 21 days ago
FURIOUS parents have hit out at Croydon Council after being threatened with £130 fines for dropping their children off at school. Parents hit out at Croyden... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Warhol month arrives in Croydondedicated to Warhol. Curated by RISEgallery founder Kevin Zuchowsi-Morrison, w
Croydon Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
dedicated to Warhol. Curated by RISEgallery founder Kevin Zuchowsi-Morrison, with the support of Croydon BID and Croydon Council, the project aims to remove barriers to popular art and provide an outlet for people to experience, enjoy and... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon musicians have chance to play alongside some of the best in the businessOra’s drummer Dexter Hercules, and Calum Scott’s bassist Steve Solomon. The se
Croydon Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
Ora’s drummer Dexter Hercules, and Calum Scott’s bassist Steve Solomon. The sessions are supported through a grant from Croydon Council and are run by Jupiter Management, a music management company co-founded by Emili Sande. “I love getting... Read more
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guardian-series
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
guardian-series / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Harrow Times
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
Harrow Times / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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This is West Country
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
This is West Country / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Gazette News
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
Gazette News / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Bolton News
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
Bolton News / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
EveningTimes Online / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
Croydon Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
Oxford Mail / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Bury Times
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
Bury Times / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Gazette
Government takes over children’s services in Croydon after Ofsted reporttaking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barba
Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
taking tough measures when councils are fail children (Gareth Fuller/PA) Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: “We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Government takes over children's services in Croydon after Ofsted reportto ensure improvements are made for vulnerable children and families." Barbara
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
to ensure improvements are made for vulnerable children and families." Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: "We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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The News and Star
Government takes over children's services in Croydon after Ofsted reportto ensure improvements are made for vulnerable children and families." Barbara
The News and Star / Posted 21 days ago
to ensure improvements are made for vulnerable children and families." Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: "We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Government takes over children's services in Croydon after Ofsted reportto ensure improvements are made for vulnerable children and families." Barbara
Whitehaven News / Posted 21 days ago
to ensure improvements are made for vulnerable children and families." Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: "We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Government takes over children's services in Croydon after Ofsted reportto ensure improvements are made for vulnerable children and families." Barbara
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 21 days ago
to ensure improvements are made for vulnerable children and families." Barbara Peacock, executive director of people at Croydon Council, said: "We accept the findings of this report and are committed to making sure that we provide better support... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Council's child protection services put under government control amidst 'widespread and serious failures'Services in Croydon because of "widespread and serious failures" in the service
Croydon Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
Services in Croydon because of "widespread and serious failures" in the services provided to children and their families by Croydon Council. This has come after a damming report published by Ofsted today and will remain in force until it is revoked... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Council says it checks for microchips on dead cats following concerns owners are kept in the darkCroydon Council has said it attempts to locate owners of dead cats amidst conce
Croydon Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
Croydon Council has said it attempts to locate owners of dead cats amidst concerns local governments dump felines in landfills. Mandy Lowe from campaign group Cats Matter discovered that when some councils in the UK find a dead cat around the... Read more
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express
Bin outrage as council to issue £2,500 fine for putting TOO MUCH rubbish outsaw Newham council issuing issued 8,795 CPN warnings, 1,378 CPN notices and 30
express / Posted 22 days ago
saw Newham council issuing issued 8,795 CPN warnings, 1,378 CPN notices and 30 fixed penalty notices about bins and waste. Croydon council said it would issue CPNs in response to the “eyesore rubbish on private land”. GETTYFamilies are being hit... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
There are 'widespread and serious failures' in the children's services provided by Croydon Council says Ofstedsince 2012. There are "widespread and serious failures" in the services provid
Croydon Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
since 2012. There are "widespread and serious failures" in the services provided to children and their families by Croydon Council according to a report published by Ofsted today. In the first inspection since 2012, inspectors said there... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
People with learning disabilities given chance to enjoy live gigs with new schemedisability or autism to go and attend gigs, plays or other live events. Gig Bu
Croydon Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
disability or autism to go and attend gigs, plays or other live events. Gig Buddies - which came after a successful Croydon Council funding bid - is being launched at Boxpark between 5pm and 7pm on September 5, with DJs from the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Council looking to crack down on drinking and drug use in town centreWell now Croydon Council want to know. Residents, shoppers and visitors are be
Croydon Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
Well now Croydon Council want to know. Residents, shoppers and visitors are being asked their views on the introduction of a town-centre public space protection order (PSPO). Council has launched a six-week consultation asking respondents if their... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Here are the 39 restaurants and takeaways in Thornton Heath with food hygiene ratings of one out of fivehygiene ratings from Thornton Heath. In total 39 food outlets were given one i
Croydon Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
hygiene ratings from Thornton Heath. In total 39 food outlets were given one in their food hygiene tests. Inspectors from Croydon Council, who carry out the checks on behalf of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) look at how hygienically food is... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Here's why this Croydon fish and chips shop received a 0 in its latest food hygiene inspectionon 206 London Road, Croydon, was given the lowest possible rating when it was l
Croydon Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
on 206 London Road, Croydon, was given the lowest possible rating when it was last inspected in March. Inspectors from Croydon Council, who carry out the checks on behalf of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) look at how hygienically food is... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Here's why this Croydon fish and chips shop received a 0 in its latest food hygiene inspectionon 206 London Road, Croydon, was given the lowest possible rating when it was l
Croydon Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
on 206 London Road, Croydon, was given the lowest possible rating when it was last inspected in March. Inspectors from Croydon Council, who carry out the checks on behalf of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) look at how hygienically food is... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
New vacuum cleaners part of £1.3m council investment to clean up Croydon streetsCroydon Council is revolutionising the way it clean up the streets. On Monday
Croydon Guardian / Posted 1 months ago
Croydon Council is revolutionising the way it clean up the streets. On Monday council contractors doing their daily rounds began using the eight new vacuums to remove litter from streets and pavements in Croydon town centre, Broad Green and Norbury.... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
More details released about month long celebration of Andy Warholdelivered throughout September by Croydon’s RISEgallery, with support from Croy
Croydon Guardian / Posted 1 months ago
delivered throughout September by Croydon’s RISEgallery, with support from Croydon Business Improvement District (BID) and Croydon Council. Speakers on Warhol the artist, his life and his works include: Henry Koelsch: An avid art collector and... Read more

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