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July 2014

Call to build on council estates

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Building on spare land on council estates could help Croydon to meet its ambitious housebuilding targets. n Steve O’Connell, the GLA member for Croydon and Sutton, has written a capital-wide report called Gap In the Market which concludes there is...
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Green Dragon House loan repaid

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A world record breaking peer-to-peer loan which helped Inspired Asset Management secure the development of Croydon’s Green Dragon House has now been repaid. n The unprecedented loan by LendInvest, which was featured on the front page of the Financial Times,...
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£1.6m science boost for Coulsdon school

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Woodcote High School’s science department is to be transformed this summer thanks to a £1.6million grant. n The Croydon Advertiser is reporting that the Coulsdon school has been successful in securing funding from the Education Funding Agency, part of the...
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£445K Housing Investment in Youth Services

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Youth services on council housing estates will benefit from a £445,000 investment over the next three years. n   n Croydon Landlord Services, which manages the council’s housing stock of 16,000 properties, has earmarked the funding for school holiday provision,...
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Croydon named a flagship food borough

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Croydon has been chosen as a flagship food borough for London to promote healthy eating, cooking better food and reduce obesity in schools and communities. n It has been selected by the Greater London Authority as the five-year flagship borough...
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School expansion programme on course

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Croydon Council’s ongoing school expansion and building programme is on course to deal with expected increase in demand. n A new report to Croydon’s cabinet has set out how the council continues to plan for making more school places available...
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