Caution Re-COVID Required From Monday
In the light of the rise in infections and self-isolations caution continues to be need from Monday. I know of one primary school family whose two children are isolating because of another child tested positive. Two adults I know are self-isolating because of contact with someone with COVID. Shirley High School Year 8is Stuck At Home For Last Week Of Term
Council Leader Hamida Ali lists actions we can all take at:
Covid-19 vaccination walk-in clinics
No need to book an appointment. Please bring proof of age and your vaccination card from your first dose.
Selhurst Park Stadium, until Monday 19 July, 8.30am-7pm. Pfizer and Oxford-AZ first and second dose.
Centrale Shopping Centre, until Monday 19 July, 8am-7.45pm.
Pfizer and Oxford-AZ first and second dose.
Mayday Community Pharmacy, Monday to Sunday, 9.30am-6pm. Oxford-AZ first and second dose.
Some clinics are open just for people within a certain age group. To find out more or for an up-to-date list of walk-in and pop-up clinics please go to www.swlondonccg.nhs.uk
Pop-Up Mobile Testing Sites
Pop-up mobile testing sites will be set up at various community locations, starting outside Croydon Voluntary Action (CVA) on London Road every Wednesday and Friday until mid-August. Details for the roll-out of more pop-up sites will soon be announced.
The requirement to wear a face covering on the Transport for London network will remain compulsory from Monday to provide additional reassurance as more customers return to public transport and as London recovers from the pandemic. This includes the Tube, bus, tram, DLR, Overground and TfL Rail networks, Dial a Ride Services, the Emirates Air Line and the Woolwich ferry. TfL also expects and recommends the continued use of face covering in taxis and private hire vehicles by both drivers and passengers unless they are exempt. Please continue to wash or sanitise hands before and after travel. The quieter times currently are currently 8.15am and 4pm and after 5.30pm on weekdays and before noon and after 6pm on weekends
Sunday, 18 July 2021 – 11am – 7pm. South Norwood Community Festival
South Norwood Recreation Ground
Next to Norwood Junction – Cargreen Road, South Norwood SE25 5AD
Thursday 22 July. 10.30am. Licensing Sub-Committee
Sale by Retail of Alcohol (for consumption On and Off the premises) Monday to Sunday 10am to 22.30pm at 336 Whitehorse Road, Croydon
Friday 23 July. Appointments Committee
Shortlisting and interview processes to appoint to the roles of:
9.30am – Director of Culture & Community Safety
11.15 am – Director of Housing, Resident Engagement & Allocations
1.30 pm – Director of Education
Monday 26 July, 3pm. Appointments Committee. No details yet.
Monday 26 July. 6.30pm. Cabinet
Housing Improvement Plan and Board; Private Sector Housing Assistance Policy 2021; Rough Sleeping Initiative Fund 2021-22; 2021/22 (Part) Local Implementation Plan Funding, Bus Priority Funding and Active Travel Funding Programme; Novation of building works and profession services contracts from Brick by Brick for Fairfield Halls Governance of Croydon Council Companies; Financial Performance Report – Month 2 May 2021; Croydon Renewal and Improvement Plan – Performance Reporting Framework & Measures Update.
Wednesday 28 July. 2-3pm. How Bangladesh Got To 50
South Asian Heritage Month at LSBU. Speaker Amit Dev, Editor of The British Bengalis sharing his thoughts on Bangladesh’s struggle for independence, how it got to 50, and what the future holds.
Saturday 24 July. Guided butterfly and wildflower walk at Dollypers Hill nature reserve
Saturday 31 July. 11am – 7pm. Legacy Youth Zone Taster Sessions
Two hour taster sessions a) Performing Arts, b) Sports or c) Recreational Activities with Cooking. Competitions, raffles and challenges, inflatables and games and BBQ food.
Upper Norwood Libraries Hub Holiday Camps In Croydon Libraries
The camps are for children aged 5 to 11. Explore the wacky world of Roald Dahl, go on an Under the Sea Adventure or discover something spellbinding in a week of Wizardry! Please see the links for more details about these camps!
Roald Dahl camp: Croydon Central Library, Monday 26 to Friday 30 July
Roald Dahl camp: South Norwood Library, Monday 2 to Friday 6 Aug
Wizardry Children’s camp: Croydon Central Library, Monday 2 to Friday 6 Aug
Under the Sea camp: Norbury Library, Monday 23 to Friday 27 Aug
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