Santa to spend more time in Croydon than anywhere else – South London News

By Maeve Cullinan Father Christmas will spend more time delivering presents in Croydon than anywhere else this year. He will drop-off more than 19 million presents to children across the UK, according... Read more »

Giant 39-storey East Croydon high rise is in the pipeline – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Service Full plans for a huge new tower block near East Croydon Station are expected to be lodged with Croydon council early next year. Early proposals for... Read more »

£40m taken out of Croydon council’s social housing fund – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter  Around £40m was wrongly taken from Croydon council’s fund for social housing over the last few years. This was one of the issues that forced the... Read more »

Croydon residents to receive £400 fuel payments and Argos vouchers – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter Croydon council will hand out £3m of Government cash to families struggling to make ends meet this winter. It is the second batch of money from... Read more »

Plans for two new Croydon health centres to be paused over ‘financial climate’ – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter Plans for new health centres in Coulsdon and New Addington have been paused, with the NHS blaming the “current financial climate”. Croydon was awarded £9.7m by... Read more »
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Mayor links premature deaths in Croydon to high levels of pollution – Eastlondonlines

Croydon traffic Pic: Mike Day The high number of premature deaths in some London boroughs – with Croydon the third worst – may be linked to rising levels of air pollution, the... Read more »

Croydon Christmas shoppers can park for £1 – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter Croydon shoppers will be able to park in the town centre for £1 in the run up to Christmas. It is hoped the offer will entice... Read more »

Crackdown on public drinking in Croydon to begin by Christmas – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter A crackdown on public drinking in Croydon town centre will be introduced by Christmas. Croydon mayor Jason Perry gave the green light for a new Public... Read more »

Croydon council forced to pull funding from charities – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter Croydon council claims it has been forced pull funding from dozens of local charities as it works to balance its books after the borough had to... Read more »

Mayor of Croydon would have ‘second thoughts’ investing in town centre – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter The mayor of Croydon said he would have “second thoughts” about investing in the town centre if he was a business. Jason Perry told React News... Read more »