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Covid pressures could see homelessness soar, warn boroughs

London faces the most severe homelessness crisis in the country, according to the capitals borough councils, as they face a “triple whammy” of upcoming risks over the summer, as lockdown restrictions and special covid-19 emergency aid for the homeless are … Continue reading

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London’s boroughs make eve of Budget appeal for covid help

CROYDON IN CRISIS: According to London-wide figures published today, unemployment in the city is approaching half a million people while covid-19 has cost every borough in the capital £66m. In Croydon, the latest estimate of the budget overspend has now … Continue reading

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40% of Croydon pupils miss out on first-choice school places

Official figures show that 4 in 10 Croydon children have been denied their first-choice secondary school place next September, one of the poorest allocations in the whole of London. Across the capital’s 32 boroughs and the City of London, an … Continue reading

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Borough CEO’s role in London-wide project to reduce IT bills

Inside Croydon has discovered more about the activities of the borough’s interim chief executive, Nathan Elvery, who we revealed earlier this week had set up a private company of his own, but for which he says he never did any … Continue reading

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£12,000 work grants available for local volunteer groups

The council website does have some hidden treasure in it. It’s just a matter of doing a lot of patient digging. In the latest report published on the site about business in Croydon, full of the usual old lather about … Continue reading

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