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Cycle lane will make greener journeys easier across Croydon

Cycle lane will make greener journeys easier across Croydon A new cycle lane and signalling improvements will make it easier than ever before for cyclists to access central Croydon. The work on Bedford Park will begin on Monday (22 July). Cyclists will be able to safely cycle against the flow of traffic using a segregated […]

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Completion of Colonnades purchase will help fund frontline services

Completion of Colonnades purchase will help fund frontline services Croydon Council has completed the purchase on the final part of the Colonnades Retail and Leisure Park, generating more than £150,000 a year in additional income for frontline services. The council now owns the whole of the Purley Way site, with the second phase of the […]

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Discounted parking permits for environmentally friendly vehicles as Croydon drives green agenda

Discounted parking permits for environmentally friendly vehicles as Croydon drives green agenda Croydon is set to take major strides in its journey to become London’s greenest borough with new proposals encouraging motorists to switch to environmentally-friendly vehicles. Under the plans, drivers with the least polluting vehicles would be offered significant discounts for residential parking permits […]

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Record numbers for Croydon PrideFest and Croydon Mela

Record numbers for Croydon PrideFest and Croydon Mela A record 22,000 people flocked to Wandle Park this weekend for two fantastic celebrations of diversity – Croydon PrideFest and Croydon Mela. The first event in this major entertainment double-bill, Croydon PrideFest 2019, was – as promised – bigger, better and more diverse than ever. An estimated […]

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Make a difference to a young person in care by becoming a learning mentor

Make a difference to a young person in care by becoming a learning mentor The council is seeking volunteers to help young people in care reach their full potential – by becoming a learning mentor to guide and support them through their education. Now recruiting for September 2019, Croydon’s new learning mentor programme is being […]

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