Aug 2021
S M T W T F S
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 01 02 03 04
About the news

News
Develop Croydon

Sat 31 Jul 2021 at 2:23pm

Council’s financial progress continues

Croydon Council is continuing to make progress against its renewal plans to get council finances back on track and put the borough on a more sustainable footing. A cabinet meeting last week discussed the council’s current financial position compared with last year and its three-year... The post Council&...

Thu 29 Jul 2021 at 10:11am

Start Up Croydon’s former chair David Robinson looks back at 36 years of supporting borough’s fledgling businesses

After 36 years of passionately supporting and harnessing Croydon’s entrepreneurial talent, David Robinson is stepping down from his role as a trustee of StartUp Croydon. In David’s time at the charity, it has helped between 8,000 and 10,000 businesses start up, with courses and mentoring...
Advertise on Now Croydon
Get your business, product or service seen here beside the news headlines. Thousands of people visit these pages every day!

Wed 28 Jul 2021 at 4:35pm

Unmanned micromarket opens at East Croydon

New, unmanned, micromarkets are now open on the platforms of East Croydon Station. Selecta opened its new Foodies-on-the-go MicroMarket today, which will offer fresh food choices 24 hours a day – and replaces the Pumpkin cafés at the station on a three-month trial. If successful,... The post Unmanned micromarket ...

Wed 28 Jul 2021 at 4:35pm

Croydon BID to kick start a summer of events with Street Live Staycation

This summer, Croydon BID is bringing the holiday vibes to Croydon with a feast of live entertainment and free, family-friendly activities. Over four weekends, Street Live Staycation will bring live music, crazy golf, dinosaur shows as well as fairground games and a helter skelter to...

Wed 21 Jul 2021 at 2:47pm

Purley BID wins Mayoral funding to transform town centre

Purley BID has received £20,000 funding from the Mayor of London to implement an innovative project to help the town centre flourish and thrive as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will help enable the BID’s project to transform Purley from a town...

Wed 21 Jul 2021 at 10:26am

Council's financial progress continues

Croydon Council is continuing to make progress against its renewal plans to get council finances back on track and put the borough on a more sustainable footing. A cabinet meeting last week discussed the council’s current financial position compared with last year and its three-year...

Wed 21 Jul 2021 at 10:26am

Start It Right celebrates its launch with the community of Croydon

Local families have attended Start It Right’s first community event to celebrate the launch of its youth services in Croydon. Held at Old Town Youth Club, the Family Day and Launch Party welcomed local residents to take part in a range of exciting games and...

Mon 19 Jul 2021 at 5:47pm

Purley in Bloom launched

Purley BID has launched the 2021 edition of Purley in Bloom. A number of groups and individuals attended the launch, which featured speeches from Simon Cripps, CEO of Purley BID and Peter Holman, the Co-Chair of London in Bloom, who explained what the competition is... The post Purley in Bloom launched ...

Fri 16 Jul 2021 at 11:29am

Minister visits Croydon as new jobcentre opens

The Minister for Employment Mims Davies MP visited Croydon this month as a new temporary jobcentre was opened to boost employment in the area post-COVID-19. The new jobcentre will be run from Simpson House on Cherry Orchard Road, with The Department of Work and Pensions...

Thu 15 Jul 2021 at 1:44pm

Croydon Council appoints Katherine Kerswell as permanent chief executive

Katherine Kerswell has been appointed as Croydon Council’s new permanent chief executive. Ms Kerswell has been in the role on an interim basis since September last year, helping the council navigate some of the most difficult financial challenges in its history. As well as being... The post Croydon ...