Category Archives: Education

Council’s ‘Rottweiler behaviour’ sent carer to brink of suicide

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Last week, we reported how the Local Government Ombudsman had found “a catalogue of unacceptable failings by London Borough of Croydon, which has left a family stretched to breaking point”. Here, in a shocking criticism of the way … Continue reading

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The world of Beatrix Potter, Honeywood Museum, Oct 25

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Croydon fined for abandoning autistic boy and his grandmother

Croydon Council has been ordered to pay £11,250 in compensation and has been sharply criticised by the Local Government Ombudsman for abandoning a grandmother with no help in caring for her disabled grandson for two years. The Local Government and … Continue reading

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Summer holiday free children’s craft sessions, Beddington Park

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History cross-stitch session, Honeywood Museum, Aug 23

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Kenley Common Festival of Archaeology, Jul 22-23

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Period education bus tour arrives at schools in Croydon

Schools in Croydon have this week hosted a new educational resource, designed to teach young women about periods in a more open and engaging way. Pupils at Park Hill Junior School, The Woodside Academy Primary School, Philip Southcote School and … Continue reading

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