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Council seizes illegal tobacco haul

£7,000 worth of fake cigarettes have been seized in shop raids by Croydon Council's trading standards team.

Croydon scoops top national equality award

Croydon Council has been named public sector employer of the year at a national awards ceremony for promoting equality and inclusion.

Five medal wins for Team Croydon in the London Youth Games

A team of young Croydon sportspeople achieved five medal wins and sixth place overall against 33 other borough teams, in this year’s London Youth Games Jubilee Trophy competition.

Great result for Croydon pupils at Key Stage 2

Croydon’s pupils are doing well at Key Stage 2 and performing well above the national average, provisional SATs results released this week reveal.

Work up a sweat in the sunshine and all year round

The roll-out of Croydon’s outdoor active spaces gathers pace as another gym opens for residents on Sunday 15 July in Grangewood Park, South Norwood SE25 6TW.

School pedestrian scheme set to become permanent

Pedestrian schemes designed to make roads directly around schools safer for pupils are set to be made permanent. Woodcote Primary School in Coulsdon and Heavers Farm Primary School and St ...

Mayoral support for Croydon affordable housing

The Deputy Mayor of London for housing and residential development has praised a council-backed drive to built around 2,000 new homes, including 1,000 affordable properties, after a visit to the borough.

Young Mayor’s Fund launches ‘Dragon’s Den’ pitching process

Young people in Croydon can apply to make their ideas and projects become reality by pitching to the new Young Mayor’s Fund panel, Dragon’s Den-style. Selected applicants will ...

Fraudster fined for misusing blue badge

A fraudster who used someone else’s blue badge to park his car in privileged positions has been ordered to pay thousands of pounds.

Children encouraged to make mischief in Croydon’s libraries

Croydon’s children are being encouraged to make mischief and join this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, which begins on Saturday (14 July).

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