Mayor Mangu Shamul-Hameed

Leading charities launch new Croydon Advice Services

Posted on July 17th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 1 Comment

Four of Croydon’s leading charities are pooling their resources and expertise to create the first fully integrated advice and advocacy service for all adults in the borough who have social care and support needs.

Release Begins: Age UK Croydon, Croydon Hearing Resource Centre, Croydon Vision and Disability Croydon have spent the last nine months developing the new Advice Services Croydon (ASC) Service. ASC will be one of … Read More »

‘Love Norbury’ campaign to tidy up town takes off

Posted on July 11th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

The Mayor of Croydon will launch a campaign to keep Norbury’s streets clean and tidy. The campaign will launch on Saturday 19th July at 10:30, outside O Cappuccino, London Road, SW16 4AQ, with free goodies and live music.

Release Begins: Saddened by the decline of its high street, Norbury’s residents’ associations have joined forces to strengthen the sense of community spirit and respect among local residents and businesses. Pollards … Read More »

The Public Gallery: A new mayor and a new administration

Posted on June 5th, by Tom Black in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Mayor Shamul-Hameed has a different sort of council to keep in line, but she herself promises to be a different sort of mayor. Tom Black watched them all in action at their very first council meeting

I like the public gallery in the Town Hall Council Chamber. It inspired the name of this column for a number of reasons. One is that it … Read More »