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Why you don’t get to vote for a mayor for Croydon at the moment but some people think you should

This post was first published by My London on 10/02/2020. A new campaign for a democratically elected mayor of Croydon (DEMOC) launched in Purley on Wednesday night (February 5). Around 200 people gathered in Christ Church Primary School to hear more about the proposal. At the moment the leader of Croydon Council is Tony Newman, he was chosen […]

Mar 03, 2020 0 comments

Croydon unveils radical plans to boost local democracy

This post was first published by Croydon Council on 21/02/20 More people will be able and encouraged to shape local decision-making in Croydon under new plans to change the council’s constitution and structure, for the first time in a generation. An independent review, commissioned by Croydon Council to boost participation in local democracy and ensure decision-making […]

Feb 28, 2020 0 comments

Croydon Tories demand review of Brick by Brick after only 3 social homes have been built in 3 years

This post was first published by My London on 28/01/2020. Calls have been made for a public inquiry into the workings of the Croydon Council-owned developer Brick by Brick. At a full council meeting last night (Monday, January 27) the Croydon Conservatives revealed that they have written to the secretary of state for housing communities and […]

Feb 04, 2020 0 comments

What you want from Croydon’s politicians that will make you cast your vote for them on December 12

This post was first published by My London on 5/12/2019. This was spelled out by the 300-strong audience at Croydon Central hustings on December 4 So maybe we now know a bit more about the candidates we are voting for in Croydon Central at the General Election. Last night’s (December 4) hustings event organised by Croydon […]

Dec 09, 2019 0 comments

Make Someone’s Christmas, Give a Homeless Person a Gift this Year

Make Someone’s Christmas, Give a Homeless Person a Gift this Year

Nov 26, 2019 0 comments