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Croydon Partnership commits to Living Wage​

Left to right: Anna Mansaray, Steve Yewman, Karyn Storey, Pius Ofori, Suzan Algeo, Thirza Legg, James Asfa

In a meeting with local community organising alliance Croydon Citizens, regional branch of national community organising charity, Citizens UK, the Croydon Partnership committed to paying the London Living Wage and becoming an accredited Living Wage employer. The partnership consists of Westfield and Hammerson and is responsible for the


Posted in Citizens UK, Living Wage Campaign, London Citizens, South London

Will Croydon be the first Labour council to resettle 50 Syrian refugees?

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Young leaders from Croydon Citizens put up tents outside Croydon council yesterday to draw attention to Citizens UK’s campaign to resettle at least 1500 refugees in the UK. The students, from Croydon College, held signs saying ‘BE THE FIRST’ in


Posted in Citizens UK Diaspora Caucus, London Citizens, South London, Uncategorized

Atkins wins London Citizens Business of the Year Award

Liam Harrison - Atkins and Nazia Rimmi (Junior Engineer)

Atkins has been named ‘Business of the Year’ by community group London Citizens for its ongoing London 2012 legacy work. The award recognises the success of an Atkins internship programme which is providing employment opportunities for youngsters from the East


Posted in All, Citizens UK, Community Organising, East London, London Citizens, TELCO