February 24, 2017

Warhol month planned as reputation continues to Rise

ART will continue to play a major part as Croydon steps up its plans to be a cultural capital throughout 2017. To mark the 30th anniversary of Andy Warhol’s death, RISE gallery has secured access to 16 giant prints, signed off by the Andy Warhol Celebration, which will form a trail around the town in...
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Oasis Academy is formally opened

Oasis Academy, Croydon’s newest secondary school, has been formally opened. Situated next to Croydon Arena athetlics track, the school is a London 2012 Olympic legacy project and puts a strong focus on sports. Part of the largest school building in the UK, Oasis Academy is the latest new school to be delivered by Croydon, adding...
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College Green and Fairfield scheme wins planning approval

  A stunning new cultural quarter at College Green has been approved by Croydon Council’s planning committee. The area, with a refurbished Fairfield Halls at its heart, is to be transformed into a vibrant destination for arts, education and culture with plans also including 2,000 homes, new public spaces, a brand new Croydon College, a...
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Council pleads for business rates rethink

Croydon Council has warned the government’s business rates revaluation will stunt the borough’s growth and job creation at a time when it is on the cusp of economic success. Borough firms face an average 19 per cent increase in their business rates at a time when they are also facing other costs such as the apprenticeship...
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