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Wed 04 Aug 2021 at 7:20pm

East Croydon Cool talks…Zero Waste

East Croydon Cool talks…is a blog series that explores topics of cultural interest via local area experts. Whilst the Green Agenda has dominated news feeds over recent years, the past 18 months have heightened peoples’ environmental awareness and many now believe we’ll see an increase in ethical consumers. ...

Fri 30 Jul 2021 at 10:11am

Newsflash: Croydon Staycation brings live events to the High Street

Whilst international travel continues to look tricky this summer, the Croydon BID* is bringing a holiday feel to the high street with a programme of live entertainment and family-friendly activities. Over four weekends, the #StreetLive Croydon Staycation will welcome live music, crazy golf, dinosaur shows as well as fairground games ...
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Mon 26 Jul 2021 at 6:56pm

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Owners, managers, marketeers, entrepreneurs, and side hustlers of Croydon: we know you’re crazy busy running your business but we’re confident working with East Croydon Cool will help you achieve your marketing objectives! Since launching, we’ve created a website that’s received over 60k ...

Fri 16 Jul 2021 at 4:38pm

Newsflash: Finalists announced for the Croydon Business Resilience Awards

The finalists for the Croydon Business Awards (renamed this year to the Croydon Business Resilience Awards) have been announced. Congratulations to all the finalists in the nine categories! We’re delighted to have been nominated for the ‘Community Collaboration in response to COVID-19’ category amongst this great group: Community Collaboration ...

Wed 07 Jul 2021 at 1:38pm

East Croydon Cool talks…Vegan Fast Food

East Croydon Cool talks…is a blog series that explores topics of cultural interest via local area experts. Veganism, (the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in diet) has seen a huge increase in popularity in recent years. Earlier this year, The Vegan Society reported ...

Wed 07 Jul 2021 at 1:38pm

Newsflash: Baseball comes to Croydon

After it’s home run at Roof East, Sluggers is heading down south and bringing it’s baseball experience to Boxpark Croydon on 23rd July! As the Sluggers team explain: “Baseball is one of the most popular sports in much of Latin America, and Sluggers offers the perfect excuse to ...

Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 12:59pm

East Croydon Cool talks…Egyptian Food

East Croydon Cool talks…is a blog series that explores topics of cultural interest via local area experts. With international holidays off the agenda for a while, this summer we’re hoping to get our cultural fix through our stomachs! So this month we chatted with Ramy, who ...

Wed 16 Jun 2021 at 9:50pm

East Croydon Cool talks…Gospel Music

East Croydon Cool talks…is a blog series that explores topics of cultural interest via local area experts. Despite declining church attendance over recent years, interest in Christian Music (including Contemporary Christian Music and Gospel Music) seems to have gone from strength to strength. From Stormzy bringing a Gospel choir ...

Wed 09 Jun 2021 at 12:56pm

East Croydon Cool Volunteer Team required for Community Event

One silver-lining of recent events is the strengthening of community spirit we’ve seen across the country. We will all be forever indebted to those who worked on the front line – the hospital staff, supermarket workers and public transport teams that kept the country going when the rest ...

Mon 07 Jun 2021 at 11:14pm

Newsflash: IKEA Croydon hosting a one week Business Lab

We love a good side hustle and it’s been great to see so many Croydoners start their own over the past year. From butchers (like Meat Pac), bakers (like Cassies Cupcakery) and candlestick makers (like Nudest Collection), its been exciting to watch Croydon’s creative energy channelled into profit ...