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East Croydon Cool

Sun 25 Oct 2020 at 1:45pm

Newsflash: Croydon community comes together to offer #FreeSchoolMeals support

After this week’s news that the government will not be offering free school meals support to cover the holidays until Easter 2021, we think Nigella Lawson has summed the situation ...

Mon 19 Oct 2020 at 3:00pm

East Croydon Cool talks…Gig Buddies

East Croydon Cool talks…is a blog series that explores topics of cultural interest via local area experts. This month we caught up with Cherilyn Yeates, the Project Manager at ...

Fri 02 Oct 2020 at 11:00am

Newsflash: Croydon’s first Poet Laureate announced

Yesterday was National Poetry Day and so the perfect occasion to announce Croydon’s first ever Poet Laureate! We’re delighted to see the cover star of The Cronx Effect (...

Wed 30 Sep 2020 at 12:00pm

Newsflash: Loyle Carner works with Timberland to create community green space

Great to have some positive news in the midst of all this! Today sees the completion of a project in which Croydon born music artist, Loyle Carner, global lifestyle brand ...

Sun 30 Aug 2020 at 11:56am

Newsflash: Winner of the Brick by Brick ‘Housing for a Better World’ competition announced

Last month, Brick By Brick, the housing development company set up by Croydon Council to improve access to high quality and affordable housing in the borough, launched a design competition ...

Tue 11 Aug 2020 at 11:15am

The Cronx Lucky DIP

Hi East Croydon Cool followers, When I set up this platform it was purely to promote all the great things going on in Croydon. It was not for personal posts ...

Tue 30 Jun 2020 at 6:45pm

East Croydon Cool talks…E-Bikes

East Croydon Cool talks…is a blog series that explores topics of cultural interest via local area experts. With social distancing set to be part of our new normal, the ...

Mon 22 Jun 2020 at 6:15pm

Croydon based, Black-Owned Business Directory

Recent events have of course led to discussions about how East Croydon Cool could better support & show solidarity for the fight for racial equality. As a community marketing platform, East ...

Fri 19 Jun 2020 at 3:01pm

Cool People: Soha Bilal

Soha Bilal Founder of Shadey Studios Click Here to follow on Insta Where do you live? I live in Purley, the south of Croydon. Pretty quiet in comparison to the ...

Mon 11 May 2020 at 2:45pm

Project Six: Croydon Style (in partnership with ASBO magazine)

Our next project during these “unprecedented times” is in partnership with ASBO magazine. “Launched in 2017 as an alternative style and culture magazine, ASBO is the voice of frustrated youth world-wide. ...