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Summer of fun for children and young people

Children and young people in Croydon can get set for a summer of free fun and activities with the new programme from the council’s youth engagement team.

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Welcome back to Croydon libraries

We are preparing to welcome more customers back into the borough’s much-loved libraries with a phased reopening for all library buildings this summer.

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Council progress on residents’ housing improvements

Croydon's making headway on a series of urgent and long-term actions so all council residents get a decent home, good customer service and feel listened to.

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Feedback events begin under housing improvements drive

Council residents are being invited to share their housing experiences at dozens of doorstep visits from housing officers to help improve the service they receive.

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Croydon’s financial progress continues

Croydon Council is continuing to make progress against its renewal plans to get council finances back on track and put the borough on a more sustainable footing.

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Have your say on plans to improve two healthy neighbourhood schemes

We want your views on our proposals to improve two Croydon Healthy Neighbourhoods set up to make local streets quieter, safer and healthier.

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Children’s services will continue to be delivered at 11 Croydon locations

We will continue to provide much-valued help and support for families at all children’s centre locations.

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A message from Councillor Hamida Ali, leader of the council

With school now out for the summer I want to say a huge thank you to all Croydon's pupils, parents, teachers and school staff for a tremendous effort over the past year.

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Free summer food and activity clubs to help Croydon families

Thousands of Croydon children who qualify for free school meals can now sign up for free activity clubs with healthy meals over the summer holidays.