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Contacting our local Safer Neighbourhood Team

The police team for Park Hill and Whitgift now have their own contact details. You can email them (see below for address) or contact their mobile number, 07341 680553. They suggest texting might be the quickest way to get a response. But remember that they will only respond when they are on duty so these should only be used for non-urgent requests. For emergencies still call 999, or 101 for a quick reply if it is not an emergency. The e mail address is parkhillandwhitgift.snt@met.police.uk... Read more

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Bookings for tennis courts in Park Hill Park

The tennis courts in Park Hill Park are to receive some improvement works. They will remain free to use but from September 1 will have to be booked. Better, the company which manages the courts for Croydon Council, says this will allow players to reserve a court at their chosen time. To book, you need first to register at www.better.org.uk/book. You then book courts using the same site.... Read more

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Free exercise classes in Park Hill Park

A variety of free exercise classes are now available in Park Hill Recreation Ground. Classes have resumed in the New Year. Classes include yoga, bootcamp, buggy exercise and circuit training. There is also a "superhero workout" geared at children between three and seven years old. The classes have to be booked via ourparks.org.uk (which also has links to the app).... Read more

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Looking back at the Neighbourhood Meeting

Park Hill residents gathered in mid-May for the Neighbourhood Meeting. Chairman John Ingman reviewed the past year's activities. He then set out three areas where residents were invited to focus (as a community), these being Litter, Potholes and Parks [reporting problems with the first two may be easier with the launch of Croydon Council's new smart phone app, Don't Mess With Croydon]. There was then an opportunity to hear from our MP, Sarah Jones, our councillor Vidhi Mohan and our Police Sa... Read more

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NEW POLICING FOR THE NEW WARD

There is a new Safer Neighbourhood Team for the new Park Hill and Whitgift Estate ward. This note introduces the team and sets out what they plan to do. The team includes officers from the Fairfield Safer Neighbourhood Team. The team is: PC Tom Rowlatt, PC Ricky Ketman and PCSO Oliver White. They will work to Sgt Tom Haji Savva who is responsible for four Safer Neighbourhood Teams in all. One of his duties will be to ensure the team gets support when needed. What the team will do As b... Read more