Join Croydon’s Interfaith bike rides and/or picnic in the park – 9 June 2019

The Faiths Together in Croydon (FTiC) annual picnic and bike ride will be held on June 9 this year and everyone is invited!

This is Faiths Together in Croydon’s FIFTH inter-faith bike ride and picnic and it is bound to be bigger and better, so why not get involved?

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Why not plan a Big Lunch for 1 & 2 June 2019 with help from Croydon Council?

Croydon Council is encouraging residents to get involved in hosting a Big Lunch to bring neighbours and communities together over a shared meal in an act of community, friendship and fun.

The Big Lunch is a very simple idea – with the aim to get as many people as possible across Croydon to have lunch with their neighbours.

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Notes of meeting – June 2018 – RUBBISH! – Refuse, recycling and fly-tipping

Thanks to everyone who attended our meeting in central Croydon on 28 June 2018, including councillors, a manager for Veolia and a Croydon Neighbourhood Safety Officer.  

Notices and notes of meeting

The updates and notices of meeting were posted after the meeting.  Find them here.


The notes of the meeting were agreed by those attending before finalising.  

You can access them here: Notes of meeting 28_06_2018 – final



The handouts provide in the meeting can be downloaded here:

Council FAQs handout

Questions and points with council’s response

As with all our meetings, if you have any feedback on this meeting or our activities we’d welcome hearing from you.

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items collected at the meeting for Purley Food Hub

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Croydon Policing Newsletter – Sanderstead – June 2018

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

Produced by:
Sanderstead Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email –
Please note new email as of 19 June 2018

Tel – 020 8721 2470
Twitter –  @MPSSanderstead



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Croydon Policing Newsletter – Old Coulsdon – June 2018

Here’s the newsletter covering the ward of Old Coulsdon, keeping people in the ward up to date with policing matters in the area.

Why not sign up to receive these newsletters and important updates direct to your inbox? Just email the address below and ask to be added.

Produced by:

Old Coulsdon Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email –
Tel – 020 8721 2059

Twitter:  @MPSOldCoulsdon

Facebook: Coulsdon East Police

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Updates and notices of meeting – 28 June 2018

Thank you!
Thanks to those who attended our meeting.
A display of local information was made available on the night, with copies to take away.

Here are the updates and notices of the meeting.

The notes of meeting will follow after all attendees have had the opportunity to comment.

Updates from previous meetings
The Council’s response to the questions on refuse, recycling and flytipping which arose from our May 2017 meeting on the subject, had been received this month and copies were made available in the meeting.  These will go out with the notes of meeting.

Thanks to the council officers who provided these and to Cllr Yvette Hopley who chased these when the original promised response was not forthcoming.


Three events on knife crime and youth violence

  • Faiths Together in Croydon meeting – What is being done about knife crime? This is an open meeting on 17 July in the Braithwaite Hall from 6-8pm. Details here.






Croydon Youth Summit on Knife Crime
To be held at The Brit School on 21 July 2018 and open to Croydon youth 11-24 years of age.  There are limited places so booking is essential.  




JAGS Foundation event – 2 July in South Norwood

An event for youth, parents, teachers and the community. Details here.




Death Cafes
Death Cafes are held at various venues across the borough.

There are death cafes held in New Addington at The Octagon every fourth Friday of the month. Details here.

To find out more about death cafes, click here.

Other Death Cafes are held in different locations across the borough. Details shortly.




Low-cost dog neutering scheme
The low-cost dog neutering scheme has been extended and will run throughout 2018. The Croydon Dog Warden is happy to speak to anyone to discuss their eligibility. Full details here.


David Lean Screenings
It’s always worth booking early as screening are very popular. View the July screenings here.  The July screenings will go on sale on 5 July. 



Policing in Croydon

Croydon Safer Neighbourhoods Board meeting
The meeting on 14 June has been rescheduled and provisionally booked for 25 July at 6.30pm.  The Board is funded by the Mayor’s office for Policing and Crime, and aims to give the borough’s residents a voice on safety and policing issues and to hold the police and their partners to account. This meeting is the AGM and it will be held in the Council Chamber in Croydon Town Hall at 6.30pm. Click here for details

Local policing team newsletters
Anyone can sign up to receive these newsletters and occasional important updates from their local policing team. Newsletters also contain details of ward panel meetings.  Local policing teams are keen to hear from residents and business owners/workers on their priorities and concerns for the ward.


CCC post all local policing team ward newsletters on the website, but in order to avoid delay and to ensure that people receive important updates as soon as they are released, do sign up directly with the local policing team to get the information as soon as it is released.

Find all newsletters, here.

Please note that some teams are changing email addresses and social media to align with the new wards.

Croydon Pridefest
Croydon PrideFest returns for its third year on 14 July, with a procession from the town centre and the main event being held in Wandle Park. Full details here.






Purley Food Hub
Purley Food Hub serves people across Croydon. They are always looking for donations to support their work in order to deal with increasing demand. A list of items sought each month is produced.  Find the list for June here.





Black History Month


This year’s theme is ‘Heroes to Heritage’. The month will be launched on October 2 at Tomorrow Café at 6pm, followed by a month of varied activities.




SNARL and the cat killer

The UK cat killer is still active.

Please help South Norwood Animal Rescue and Liberty (SNARL) who are working with the police to catch the person or persons responsible and alert others so they can keep their pets safe

Find the latest flyer here.  Flyers were also available at the meeting to take away.

If you would like to support the work of SNARL you can donate here.

Keep up to date!
Everyone was reminded to keep an eye on the website where these and future notices would be posted. It is possible to subscribe to posts in order to get email notifications. Click the link in the right sidebar on the website.  Links to posts are also posted to Twitter and Facebook.

 Copies of The Croydon Citizen were also made available at the meeting. 


If you wish to support our work, why not take up membership?

Members have voting rights.

Next meeting
The AGM and social has been booked for 23 July.  More details shortly.

Policing News for Kenley – June 2018

Here’s the latest newsletter covering Kenley ward.

Why not sign up to receive these newsletters and other updates direct to your inbox?  Just email the SNT on the address below to be added to the circulation list.

Produced by:

Kenley Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email –

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