Category Archives: Purley BID

Two-thirds of businesses yet to receive emergency grants

£40million in grants from a government-funded scheme to help businesses through the covid-19 emergency remain to be distributed by Croydon Council, as our business correspondent, MT WALLETTE, reports Croydon Council has managed to distribute just one-third of the £60million it … Continue reading

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Council promises to pay business virus grants in seven days

Stung into action following Inside Croydon’s report on its detail-lite, vacuous announcement intended to “help” the borough’s businesses, the council last night issued a new press statement about the business aid available in the coronavirus emergency. And this time they … Continue reading

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Town Hall’s empty promises to business misses out vital grants

There’s a lot more help available out there for businesses hit by the pandemic emergency than the council is letting on, reports KEN LEE Businesses seeking support from Croydon Council during the covid-19 pandemic will find the Town Hall shelves … Continue reading

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Purley Food and Drink Festival, Purley town centre, Jun 8

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Purley firm unveils £500,000 house for youngsters leaving care

Property company Andrews this week unveiled a £500,000 home purchased in Purley as part of an innovative social housing project, called Establish, to help youngsters from Croydon adjust to independent life after living in care. The Andrews estate agency business, … Continue reading

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Brokenshire faces court battle over ‘Purley Skyscraper’ ruling

A London-based property developer has launched a legal challenge against the decision announced by a Conservative Government minister to block plans to build 220 flats plus community facilities at Purley Cross. The scheme, which includes a 17-story tower block dubbed … Continue reading

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Purley BID summer drinks party, Jul 13

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Purley Food and Drink Festival, Purley High Street, Jun 3

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Snap up this chance to picture Purley in all its glory

Purley’s Business Improvement District team is holding a Take Notice of Purley photography competition, with categories for all ages, open to “everyone who is passionate about Purley and would like to share the best of the town we live in … Continue reading

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Bingo! Join Purley BID as it celebrates its first birthday, Feb 23

Purley BID is celebrating its first birthday next Thursday with a Networking Bingo event. “Have a drink some nibbles as well as meeting some new contact with our networking bingo,” they say. The event is at the Pear Tree, 908-912 … Continue reading

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