Daily Archives: November 21, 2017

Council hiring 12 social workers during recruitment freeze

WALTER CRONXITE on how the council has admitted it could take three years to fix the ‘inadequate’ children’s services department Another senior council employee has left their job abruptly from the misfiring “People” department. Until Friday, George Riley was listed … Continue reading

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Conservation Volunteers pool resources with Lottery grant

The Conservation Volunteers are celebrating the award of a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to finance its Croydon Ponds Project. This two-year project will investigate both the history and the ecology of Croydon’s public ponds.

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Council developer delivering just 8% homes for affordable rent

BARRATT HOLMES unveils startling figures from the council on the failure of its own house-builder to deliver on promises to deliver affordable homes There could be one very strong reason that Paul Scott, the controversial chair of Croydon’s planning committee, … Continue reading

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CACFO Education Centre given ‘inadequate’ Ofsted report

Another week in Croydon, another inadequate report from Ofsted inspectors. This time it is for the CACFO Education Centre in Thornton Heath, and follows an inspection in June. The inspectors’ report rates the specialist centre overall as “inadequate”, with “Effectiveness … Continue reading

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South Norwood Christmas Fair and treasure hunt, Dec 10

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Big Together Freedom Together course, Jan-Mar 2018

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