Croydon Trading Standards Community Alert – bogus Trading Standards officer in Norbury



Report of Bogus Trading Standards Officer

Croydon Trading Standards have received a report of a bogus trading standards officer operating in Norbury, in relation to roofing work that is being carried out.

Be advised that Trading Standards never approve trader’s work or request that money be paid to traders for work being carried out.

If you have any concerns as to the authenticity of a trading standards officer, please ring their duty line on:  020 8407 1311.

Photo by Simon Maage on Unsplash


Croydon Trading Standards:
Telephone: 020 8407 1311

Croydon Policing Newsletter – Sanderstead – Jan 2021

This is the latest edition of the Sanderstead local policing team’s newsletter.

Produced by:
Sanderstead Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email –

Tel – 020 8721 2470
Twitter –  @MPSSanderstead



Why not sign up to get these and occasional important updates, direct to your inbox as soon as they are produced?  Just subscribe by clicking the link on the foot of the website link above or sending them an email.

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Hungry Little Minds in Croydon for under 5s with the Institute of Wellbeing – Get involved!

The Institute of Wellbeing in Croydon supports the Hungry Little Minds Campaign – a national campaign aimed at helping parents to understand that they are the main influencer on their child’s learning and early language development.

They seek to promote a positive home learning environment for children under 5, through simple everyday ‘Chat Play Read’ activities, by providing a host of downloadable culturally-tailored family-friendly resources.

You can also request a Hungry Little Minds Goodie Bag by emailing them on SUPPORT@TIOW.ORG or visiting their online Wellbeing Café on Tuesdays at 11am and Thursdays at 8:30pm to hear inspiring conversations to help with parenting, hints and tips, mental health and general wellbeing support. 

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Clear Community Web fortnightly tech support surgery – alternate Weds through to mid April 2021

Community Tech Support Surgery

Drop-in technical support and signposting session. The team at Clear Community Web will try to answer questions you have about for computer, tablet or phone or can point you in the right direction for other support pathways.

They can also provide some direct assistance via remote desktop software.

Wednesdays at 4pm on March 3, 17, 31 and April 14, 2021


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Croydon Policing newsletter – Purley and Woodcote – Jan 2021

Here’s the latest newsletter from the local policing team for Purley & Woodcote.

Live or work in the ward? Why not sign up to get these direct to your inbox as they are released by clicking on the link at the bottom of the website page below or emailing the local policing team? 

Produced by:

Purley & Woodcote Safer Neighbourhood Team
NEW Tel: 07769 135246
Twitter:  @MPSPurley_Wood

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Croydon Policing – Broad Green newsletter – Jan 2021

Here is the latest from Broad Green’s policing team…

Why wait?

You can receive updates and newsletters straight to your inbox when they are released.  Just click on the link at the bottom of the webpage for Broad Green SNT to be added to their circulation list or get in touch with them by email. 

Produced by:

Broad Green Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email –
Tel – 020 8721 2712
Follow on Twitter:  @MPSBroadGreen
Facebook: Broad Green Police

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Updates and notices – Census 2021 and community meeting – 22 Feb 2021

Thanks to all who attended our meeting tonight.

Here are the updates and notices, including initial links to some key info.

We will produce the notes of the meeting, as soon as possible, when speakers and anyone wishing to view them for comment has had the opportunity to do so.

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Clear Community Web digital life skills workshop – 10 Mar – Stay safe online

Clear Community Web has partnered with Crystal Palace Community Trust and the Kingswood Community Shop to provide a series of bite-sized events over four weeks to help local people to develop their digital skills in March & April.

Learners at all levels are welcome. 

Join them for a session on Staying Safe Online!

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Clear Community Web digital skills workshops – Zoom, the basics – Learners of all abilities welcome!

Clear Community Web has partnered with Crystal Palace Community Trust and the Kingswood Community Shop to provide a series of bite-sized events over four weeks to help local people to develop their digital skills in March & April.

There will be practice sessions for those new to using Zoom, with opportunities for broader discussions; workshops designed to explore internet safety issues; a series of digital life skills sessions, and finally drop-in technical support sessions designed to get questions answered and, hopefully, problems solved.

Participants will also learrn about other local classes & support services that might be of interest.

Learners at all levels are welcome. 

You may want to build some confidence to get more out of your favourite activity – be it a book group, exercise classes or an online support service.

It’s been a tough year, and now is the time to fill in some of those gaps in knowledge and build some confidence.


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Why not try Wild Wednesdays with London Wildlife Trust? Feb and March events

The next Wild Wednesdays events run by the London Wildlife Trust offer an opportunity to explore ways to connect with nature during lockdown and beyond, a session on moths plus a chance to try Yin Yoga.

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