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Turf Projects to run new summer art courses in Croydon town centre

Turf Projects is running a number of new art courses over the summer, for painters and multimedia creatives. All levels are catered for! Release begins: Painting Toe-Dipper: an introduction to ...

The Croydon Citizen is going on holiday!

We’re taking a few days off! The Croydon Citizen is going to have its summer holidays between Monday 16th and Tuesday 24th July, and during that time we won’...

Join the working mother’s club – Croydon’s The Mum Hub!

The Mum Hub is a local group for working mums. Our mission is to support and connect working mums in Croydon and East Surrey. It’s for mums looking after ...

The Museum of Croydon’s centenary commemorations: First World War hospitals and Wallacefield

Within the collections at the Museum of Croydon there is a wonderful set of postcards depicting hospitals set up for injured soldiers and sailors in the First World War. The ...

Croydon’s parks and open spaces: who should look after them?

I enjoy walking; whether it’s just a stroll around the block or a ten-mile hike along the coast, I really do love it. Well, what’s not to like, ...

Croydon Drop In celebrates forty years of serving Croydon

Ask any parent what their concerns are for their offspring, and they will likely reel off a list as long as your arm. But not all young people have access ...

London Learning Consortium, London Youth and Croydon Works join together to mark ERSA’s UK Employability Day 2018

On Friday 29th June the London Learning Consortium, London Youth and Croydon Works marked UK Employability Day 2018 with visits from Kirsty McHugh, CEO of ERSA, and Councillor Manju Shahul-Hameed from ...

Croydon High Street: a new hope?

This summer I’ll be watching Croydon town centre with interest. I usually avoid its grotty warren of cut-price shops and a life-expired shopping mall where, on rainy days, the ...

What can Croydon do for Israel and Palestine?

There is a familiar course of action followed by the British government after escalations of violence in Palestine. First, a ‘neutral’ call that both sides show restraint whilst insisting that ...

Croydon’s Peace Festival: a review

An age-old question: how do we achieve world peace? There has been a week in Croydon focused on exploring this question, in dozens of events dedicated to discussions of peace. ...

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