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Nightwatch blocked from feeding homeless by council building

CROYDON IN CRISIS: The volunteers from an award-winning charity have been kicked off the steps of the council’s office building, in case they put off prospective business tenants of the cash-strapped authority. EXCLUSIVE by STEVEN DOWNES Croydon’s £82,000 per year … Continue reading

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Croydon charity given Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Homelessness charity Croydon Nightwatch has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, it has been announced today. This is the highest award a local voluntary group can receive in this country, the equivalent to an individual being given the … Continue reading

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Nightwatch chairman Adams given lifetime service award

Jad Adams, the chair of homelessness charity Croydon Nightwatch, has been honoured with the lifetime service award at the Mayor of Croydon’s Civic Awards. Adams has been volunteering with Nightwatch since 1979, and has been its chairman since 1992. This … Continue reading

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Council leader lied about homeless ‘socialising’ at soup kitchen

Mike Fisher, the Tory leader of Croydon Council, misled a Town Hall meeting when he claimed to have received complaints from a council-funded service provider over the work of Nightwatch, the charity which provides a nightly soup kitchen for the … Continue reading

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