Sutton Council’s decision over building an incinerator at Beddington Lane was deferred on 24 April. Now, sooner than expected, the Planning Committee is sitting again to make its deferred decision. The Citizen will bring you the result as it happens
At 8pm on Wednesday, the Sutton Planning Committee will reconvene at Sutton Civic Centre to approve or block an incinerator at Beddington Lane. The controversy stems from … Read More »
Croydon Central’s MP is to take questions from the public on the NHS, and The Citizen will be covering it live
At 7:30pm tomorrow, Gavin Barwell, the Conservative MP for Croydon Central, will be holding a public meeting at Croydon Town Hall about the controversial NHS reforms that the government has been undertaking. His last such meeting, about ‘the benefit changes’, was well-attended and led … Read More »
A profound planning decision that will affect Croydon people for 20 years is about to be taken in Sutton. Join the Citizen to follow the action
At 8pm tomorrow, the Sutton Planning Committee will meet at Sutton Civic Centre to approve or block the plan to build an incinerator at Beddington.
Groups opposed to it say that the pollution it will produce will have serious negative … Read More »
What the Croydon Citizen represents has confused old media – today we set out our stall
A little while ago we published an article that was far more widely debated than any other we had ever published before.
It wasn’t that we hadn’t published controversial material before, but it was first time in our short history that we published something that several members of our … Read More »
The new Croydon: Tech City site makes it easier to follow this fast changing movement than ever before
We’re very proud to announce the new, completely redesigned, Croydon: Tech City site area.
In response to feedback about the site so far, and the growing momentum of the Croydon: Tech City movement, we decided it was the right time to re-work the site area.
As … Read More »
In response to growing need, our editorial team expands with a new content editor
I’m very pleased to formally announce that a new editor – Jake Thurston – has joined our team.
With an increasing number of contributions being made to the site, the pressure on the site’s editorial team had grown to the point that it was no longer feasible for the … Read More »
In the first of our ‘meet the team’ articles, Content Editor Tom Black explains how he heard the call of citizen journalism
When James Naylor approached me to be a Content Editor for what would eventually become The Croydon Citizen, my first thought was ‘sure, I’ve not got much else on at the moment’. This was undeniably true, as, at the time, I … Read More »
During maintenance we completed a site-wide refresh in response to your feedback
We’ve had lots of feedback over the past few weeks; what we’d done really well on the site and we hadn’t done so well. So, in response to your thoughts and to kick-off 2013 in style, we’ve re-designed the site. The new & redesigned features include:
Completely new, 100% mobile adaptive, front-page design that … Read More »
Due to scheduled maintenance, the Croydon Citizen will be unavailable to both contributors and readers between noon and midnight this Sunday the 6th of January. Outside of these hours all access will be as normal.
To prevent possible data loss, contributors should save all of their work by noon on Sunday. Administrator access will be unaffected.
We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.
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Wrapping up 2012, the editorial team review the Citizen so far
The weather might be more rain than snow, but Christmas time is upon us once again. We at the Citizen would like to wish all our readers a very merry Christmas and a happy new year. To round off 2012, the editorial team would like to present some of our favourite content so far.
The London … Read More »