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Croydon Celebrates Foster Care Fortnight 2022

During Foster Care Fortnight (9 – 22 May) Croydon will be shining a light on the many ways people across the fostering community support our foster carers. In line with this year’s theme, ‘fostering communities’, over the course of the fortnight, we will be sharing stories on the council’s social media channels, highlighting the fabulous  support… Continue Reading → Croydon News …


Train to be a Covid-19 Community Vaccine Champion!

Croydon is recruiting Covid-19 vaccine champions from the local community to help reach out to people who remain concerned about having the jab. The new champions will be provided with training to support their family, friends and the wider community to make sense of the advice and information about the Covid-19 vaccines – first, second… Continue Reading → Croydon News …


Mayor Perry to reopen Purley Pool and Leisure Centre

Mayor Perry has today announced that he will get Purley Pool and Leisure Centre back up and running as quickly as possible for local people. Visiting the centre on his fourth day in office, Croydon’s Executive Mayor reiterated his firm commitment to restore the pool and facilities for residents.   Meeting centre staff and Council officers and… Continue Reading → Croydon News …


Mayor Perry to back local businesses by cleaning up Croydon and restoring pride

Mayor Jason Perry set out his intentions today to support Croydon businesses by encouraging innovation, attracting investment, and cleaning up local high streets. He plans to deliver clean streets, tackle fly-tipping, make waste disposal easier and make sure grass is cut in public spaces. Today’s announcement follows his pledges earlier this week to tighten planning… Continue Reading → Croydon News …


Mayor Perry welcomes newly elected councillors to Town Hall

Mayor Jason Perry welcomed Croydon’s newly elected councillors to the Town Hall today for a series of induction meetings and workshops with both their peers and council staff. In his directly elected role as Executive Mayor, he will control the Council with overall responsibility and executive powers for policy, direction and delivery of services. Mayor… Continue Reading → Croydon News …


Mayor Perry acts on planning and graffiti on first day in office

Croydon’s newly-elected Mayor Jason Perry has started his first day in office by announcing a series of immediate actions to deliver on his pledges to local people. Mayor Perry announced today that he will be addressing residents’ concerns on planning by instructing officers to start the process of removing the planning design guide (SPD2) with… Continue Reading → Croydon News …