Site News


Citizen Livetweet: Croydon Communities Consortium tonight

Posted on January 14th, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. No Comments

Tonight, Croydonians will meet independently to discuss community problems and solutions. Tom Black will provide live updates on Twitter

As Sean Creighton wisely pointed out on Friday, the next meeting of the Croydon Communities Consortium ought to be well-attended. It takes place tonight at The Shirley Community Centre, Shrublands Road, Shirley, CR0 8JA. Unable to attend? Worry not – The Croydon Citizen‘s Tom Black will be … Read More »



Merry Christmas from the Citizen!

Posted on December 24th, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. 1 Comment

2013 is almost at an end, and with it, our first full-year of operation

2013 has been a big one: we published almost 400 articles, expanded our team to more than 70 contributors (and welcomed both Tom Lickley & Rajdeep Sandhu to the editorial team), launched new series like the Public Gallery, launched an entirely new sports section, significantly redesigned our site – twice – and, biggest of … Read More »



Welcome to the new-look Citizen

Posted on December 17th, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. No Comments

Today is a great day in the Citizen‘s history. We began distributing our first ever print edition in the early hours of this morning, and thousands of people around the borough and across London are right now reading the thoughts of some of our contributors.

But that’s not the only thing we’re celebrating today. Since we launched back in November 2012, we’ve been paying close attention to … Read More »



The time has arrived: The Croydon Citizen News Magazine is here from Tuesday 17th December

Posted on December 16th, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. 2 comments

The Croydon Citizen’s first ever print edition will be available tomorrow from locations around Croydon

The moment has finally arrived. We’re very excited to announce that our first ever news magazine – the January 2014 edition – will be available tomorrow at a number of locations.

The magazine is completely free.

Where do I get it?

Keep a look out for our … Read More »



ANNOUNCEMENT: The Croydon Citizen is going into print!

Posted on November 29th, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. 1 Comment

After a year online, The Croydon Citizen will produce a monthly, printed news magazine – but we need your help

Tonight, two days shy of our first anniversary, we announced that The Croydon Citizen will soon appear in print, in the format of a monthly news magazine.

Characterised by the same community passion and variety of content you’ve come to expect from the site, … Read More »



Citizen Livetweet: Public Meeting on Croydon’s Regeneration

Posted on November 19th, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. No Comments

On Wednesday, Tom Black will put his thumbs to good use for the good of the community

Gavin Barwell, Conservative MP for Croydon Central, is holding another of his public meetings this Wednesday in Bernard Weatherill House on Mint Walk. The topic for discussion this time will be the various regeneration plans for for Croydon, with a focus on the Westfield and Hammerson plans for the … Read More »



EVENT: The Croydon Citizen Birthday Party – Thursday 14th November 7.30pm @ Matthews Yard

Posted on November 8th, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. Comments Off

The Croydon Citizen is turning one – and we want you to celebrate with us

It’s been quite a first year for the Citizen. From humble beginnings, we’ve grown to over sixty contributors. Our readership is growing and followers continually increasing. With any luck, the debate we stimulated, the issues we tackled and the great projects we highlighted are already making a difference to Croydon life.

Read More »



Citizen Livetweet: Croydon Question Time, Coulsdon Community Centre

Posted on October 21st, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. No Comments

Croydon’s decision makers will be open to your questions at a public panel on Tuesday

Council leaders will face public questions this Tuesday evening at Coulsdon Community Centre, Barrie Close, off Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon. Unable to attend? Worry not – The Croydon Citizen‘s Tom Black will be there, providing blow-by-blow coverage of the questions answered and issues raised. If you have a question you’d like … Read More »



Citizen Livetweet: Gavin Barwell’s public meeting on crime

Posted on July 10th, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. 2 comments

On Thursday, Tom Black will put his thumbs to good use for the last time until September

Gavin Barwell, Conservative MP for Croydon Central, is holding another of his public meetings this Thursday at Croydon Town Hall. The topic for discussion this time will be crime. The Croydon Citizen’s Tom Black will once again be present, providing live updates on our Twitter account.

As with … Read More »



Croydon Citizen Livetweet: Croydon Question Time

Posted on May 31st, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. No Comments

Croydon’s decision makers will be open to your questions at a public panel on Monday

Council leader Mike Fisher and police Superintendent Rob Atkin will be among those facing public questions this Monday evening at The St Mildred’s Centre, St Mildred’s Church, 30 Bingham Road, Croydon. Unable to attend? Worry not – The Croydon Citizen‘s Tom Black will be there, providing blow-by-blow coverage of the questions … Read More »