Monthly Archives: February 2021

Croydon Update 28 February

Monday 1 March. 6.30pm. Council Cabinet Revised agenda; budget setting papers moved to 8 March. Tuesday 2 March. Start of Chair Based Exercise For Carers https://cvalive.org.uk/general-events/item/44856056 Wednesday 3 March. 1pm Be Creative http://www.facebook.com/events/423767002065171 Monday 8 March. 2pm. Cabinet Budget Setting … Continue reading

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Croydon Hopes To Improve Young People’s Semi Independent Accommodation

Stop Press 28 September The report appears to have been withdrawn from the Cabinet agenda on 1 March. One of the growth areas in the Croydon budget papers is for improving the provision of semi-independent accommodation for young people aged … Continue reading

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Croydon Defers Budget Setting To 8 March

The Cabinet is delaying setting the budget for 2021/22 from this coming Monday to Monday 8 March.   A key document was missing from the agenda for 1 March and is not yet loaded up for 8 March  is the … Continue reading

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The Workers Budget Sunak Will Not Deliver

‘One year on from the first national lockdown, there is still so much more to be done to protect jobs and livelihoods, and people’s safety at work. But we’ve seen the breakthroughs that can happen when everyday people and trade … Continue reading

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Croydon Extra 20 February

COVID BAME Faith Leaders Support The Jab http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXM-akDuDzk&feature=youtu.be http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUqlFf8GLb4&feature=youtu.be Extra COVID Support Grants For Business https://news.croydon.gov.uk/?homepage=header Financial Crisis Two Council Directors Have Resigned Executive Director of Health, Wellbeing and Adults Guy Van Dichele and Finance Director Lisa Taylor have resigned … Continue reading

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How To Make Sense Of Croydon Cabinet Meeting 18 February

How to make sense of the Croydon Cabinet meeting held on Thursday 18 February is difficult. This is not helped by the instability of the webcast which often freezes and has to be re-loaded so everything cannot be listened to. … Continue reading

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Croydon Update 19 February

To Saturday 20 February. Random Acts of Kindness Week http://www.inyourarea.co.uk/news/croydon-care-service-celebrates-kindness-week Sunday 21 February. Closing date for registering for: Monday 22 February.6.45-8.30pm. Croydon Communities Consortium Zoom On Census 2021 and other matters http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/croydon-community-meeting-the-census-2021-and-general-meeting-tickets-141677971627 Wednesday 24 February. 2pm. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Zoom talk … Continue reading

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Why Black people should take the Covid-19 vaccine

Grassroots Left Press Release It’s been much-reported African Caribbean and Asian people have been hardest hit by Covid-19. But, despite understandable reservations based on historical cases of medical racism, campaign group Grassroots Black Left (GBL) believes this is the reason … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Libraries Consultation Webinars from 20 February

Please print off and display the flier below in one of your front windows and ask local shops to display it especially those with notice boards,and email it to your Croydon friends and to Croydon organisations you are members of.

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Will Croydon’s New Equalities Strategy Continue Past Tokenism

The new Equalities Strategy being approved bythe Cabinet on 18 February sets out 4 clear outcomes, each with a set of 3 objectives that inform the actions that will be delivered over the course of the next four years. These … Continue reading

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