Thanks to those who attended our meeting.
A display of local information was made available on the night, with copies to take away.
NOTICES & UPDATES
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 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 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.
The AGM and social has been booked for 23 July. More details shortly.