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Tue 04 Oct 2022 at 1:17pm

Peter Underwood selected to stand for Green Party in by-election

The Croydon Green Party have selected Peter Underwood, a Croydon resident for 20 years as their candidate to stand in the Selsdon Vale and Forestdale by-election. Peter stood as the Green candidate for executive mayor of Croydon in May and also stood in Fairfield ward where he missed being elected by 23 ...

Mon 03 Oct 2022 at 3:17pm

Tax rate blame trickles down to Croydon Tory MP Philp

The government’s troubles over the tax cuts to the most wealthy are having a local impact of their own as prime minister Liz Truss and chancellor Kwasi Kwateng appear to be throwing Conservative MP Chris Philp under the bus after their u-turn on tax this morning. Philp seems to ...

Sat 01 Oct 2022 at 2:53pm

Selsdon Vale and Forestdale by-election – Labour Party chooses candidate

Croydon Council has announced a by-election in Selsdon Vale and Forestdale on November 3rd 2022. This by-election has been caused by the death of popular local councillor Badsha Quadir last month. Labour have just selected Tom Bowell to fight the seat as their candidate. Tom ran as a Labour candidate in ...

Sun 21 Aug 2022 at 11:02am

A Night of Dance – with bells on

Croydon cultural fixture the Croydon Night of Dance is back on the streets of Croydon after its Covid-19 hiatus. This annual event is a chance for Morris dancers, musicians and their followers to meet on the streets of Addiscombe to celebrate their tradition of English folk dancing. This year 13 Morris ...

Sun 05 Jun 2022 at 1:29pm

Creative Croydon – Jubilee Celebrations Day 3

We are a creative lot here in Croydon and the Platinum Jubilee has given Croydon residents a change to let rip with the creativity. All manner of people, residents, faith groups, art groups, craft groups, cooks and sandwich makers have made fantastic efforts to make the Jubilee in Croydon a ...

Sat 04 Jun 2022 at 2:47am

Croydon Jubilee Celebrations – Day 2

Day 2 of the Jubilee celebrations in Croydon and there have been a lot of events taking place all over the borough, with residents and faith and community groups coming together to celebrate. One thing that was very noticeable was that the local police have been out and about attending events ...

Fri 03 Jun 2022 at 2:20am

Croydon Jubilee Celebrations Day 1

Croydon’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations kicked off today all over town with street parties, decorations going up and children proudly putting up their home made posters of the Queen in windows. The shops were busy with people getting in some last minute items for picnics, street parties and barbecues. Croydon ...

Thu 02 Jun 2022 at 3:14pm

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – Croydon ready for 4 day celebrations

It’s the beginning of four days of national celebrations to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and Croydon is joining in. Croydon residents will be taking part in all sorts of activities to mark the occasion. There will be at least 148 street parties as well as other events to ...

Sat 28 May 2022 at 10:17am

Fun Runners raise funds for Zaian Centre

Fun runners (and walkers) from all over Croydon gathered on North End last Sunday to take part in a fun run to Ashburton Park in Addiscombe. The Oasis Trust has been raising funds to found a new youth centre in Ashburton Park in honour of Zaian Amiable-Lina who was tragically ...

Thu 26 May 2022 at 11:02am

Mayor Perry to foot by-election bill from salary

Croydon’s first executive Mayor, Jason Perry has revealed that he will be footing the bill for the South Croydon ward by-election from his mayoral salary. As the executive mayor, Perry will be receiving a salary of £81,000 from public funds and last night at his first council meeting since ...