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Croydon Council joins London-wide crackdown on idling drivers

This post was first published by Croydon Council on 03/03/2020. Croydon drivers who leave their engines running while parked will be asked to turn them off or face a fine as part of a pan-London crackdown. Officers from Croydon Council, air quality volunteers and schoolchildren from Gresham Primary School and Rockmount Primary School will talk […]

Mar 03, 2020 0 comments

Owner of car that caused huge East Croydon bomb scare ‘left vehicle overnight due to flat tyre’

This post was first published by My London on 06/02/2020. A car that sparked a huge police response in Croydon due to it being reported as suspicious was reportedly abandoned by its owner because it had a “flat tyre”. Emergency services were called to Dingwall Road at 8.46am on Thursday (February 6) after a member of the public […]

Mar 03, 2020 0 comments

The incredible story behind why South London’s tram network was built

This post was first published by My London on 25/01/2020. London is known for its extensive Tube network and big red buses – not so much for its trams. However, the capital’s tram network London Trams – formerly known as Croydon Tramlink – serves around 30 million people every year, connecting Zone 5’s Croydon town centre […]

Feb 04, 2020 0 comments

Hundreds of new cycle storage spaces coming to Croydon

Residents will soon benefit from more than 300 spaces in new secure cycle storage areas across the borough as part of a council drive to encourage sustainable journeys. New secure cycle hangars, each taking the space of a single parking space but housing up to six bicycles, and individual bike stands will be installed around […]

Jan 14, 2020 0 comments

Electric vehicle charging points set to make a green start to 2020

Electric vehicles will soon be able to use new charging points across Croydon going live over the coming weeks with plans already underway for 42 more. Croydon Council is creating 18 new public electric vehicle charging points. They are shaped like bollards and will be powered by lampposts across Croydon as part of the borough’s […]

Jan 13, 2020 0 comments