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Mon 15 Apr 2019 at 1:45am

Ideal Easter break in our ELL boroughs

Brunch spots, markets and workshops…whatever you fancy doing this Easter, we have got you covered! EastLondonLines has put together the ultimate guide for your ideal Easter ‘staycation’ in each ...

Thu 04 Apr 2019 at 1:00pm

New poetry platform allows Croydon’s young to express themselves

  A new platform is giving young people in Croydon the opportunity to express themselves through writing, poetry and conversation. The youth-led platform Young People Insight says that it empowers the ...

Thu 04 Apr 2019 at 12:00pm

New scheme to help migrant women develop their business skills is launched in Croydon

Co-founders of Yalla Hub Reem Al-Awadhi and Amina Malik. Pic: Catriona Mahmoud A  new initiative that aims to help migrant women in Croydon develop their business skills has been launched. ...

Wed 03 Apr 2019 at 8:30am

Croydon plans new suburban development planning policy

A new suburban development planning policy is being introduced by Croydon Council in a move to help tackle the housing crisis. The policy will specifically focus on providing an SPD2 – ...

Thu 28 Mar 2019 at 6:30pm

Croydon rapper delivers rap workshops to improve mental health in children

A Croydon rapper has received extra funding for his campaign to help local young people with mental health problems by performing rap. Bhishma Asare, 27, from Thornton Heath, is using rap ...

Thu 28 Mar 2019 at 2:15pm

New exhibition to celebrate centenary of council housing in Croydon

An interactive museum exhibition is commencing this summer in Croydon Clocktower to celebrate 100 years of council housing in the borough. To celebrate the centenary, the council are seeking for people ...

Mon 25 Mar 2019 at 4:00pm

Croydon tops league for knife crimes in London schools

Croydon has the worst record for knife crime in schools than any other London borough, newly released figures show. Metropolitan Police figures show that Croydon had 89 knife crime offences in ...

Mon 25 Mar 2019 at 8:45am

READY TO BE PUBLISHED: New photography initiative for school children in Croydon has begun

Croydon school pupils are being encouraged to explore their own unique sense of place and engage with the changing urban landscape of their borough through photography in a new project. ...

Fri 22 Mar 2019 at 9:15pm

Man’s stand-off with police lasts for 10 hours

A stand-off between the police and an armed man in Croydon lasted for more than 10 hours. Pagehurst Road in Addiscombe, Croydon, was placed on lockdown after the man threatened to ...

Tue 19 Mar 2019 at 1:45pm

Croydon residents to sleep out to raise money for homeless

Croydon residents are giving up their beds and sleeping out for one night, to raise funds to support homeless people and get them off the streets. The event will be ...