Council: “Join our drive making Croydon cleaner and greener”

Posted on June 22nd, by Stuart Collins in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Our last print edition saw two contributors raise serious concerns about fly-tipping. Councillor Stuart Collins responds

Editor’s note: On pages 6 and 7 of May 2017′s Croydon Citizen, Liz Sheppard-Jones and Stuart Millson wrote about the issue of fly-tipping in Croydon. Councillor Collins provided this article in response. 

It’s important that publications like the Citizen highlight issues which have a massive impact on everyone’s daily lives. … Read More »

Croydon’s litter crisis should make us all angry

Posted on April 21st, by Stuart Collins in Politics & Society. 2 comments

Twitter@cleanstreetstu, aka Croydon cabinet member Stuart Collins, calls on all citizens to stand up to the litter louts

Across the United Kingdom, local councils spend over a billion pounds every year clearing litter. If people took more pride in their communities and responsibility for their own personal behaviour, that money could be spent improving people’s lives. Official government monitoring shows that the problem is endemic … Read More »