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A message from Councillor Hamida Ali, leader of the council

As we await the government's announcement on the further easing of restrictions, we are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases locally.

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National knife clampdown concludes with 17 prosecutions

A court case brought by the council's trading standards team has seen a Daventry-based business fined thousands of pounds for selling knives to a child.

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Specialist dogs sniff out 14,000 illegal cigarettes in major crackdown

Croydon trading standards officers have seized around 14,000 illegal cigarettes and tobacco following raids at four businesses in the borough.

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Detailed consultation begins on Croydon libraries

Croydon residents are being urged to have their say on three detailed options put forward by the council to adapt the borough’s library service.