How we founded Croydon’s first rooftop community garden

Posted on July 22nd, by Joyce Veheary in Politics & Society. No Comments

Joyce Veheary, founder of the Lend and Tend garden sharing project, welcomes a chance to go green and grow amidst the concrete

Living in Croydon as a teenager, I couldn’t see beyond the featureless fields that surrounded the town. Thirteen years later (one of the joys of being a ‘renty-something’ is as many house moves under my belt) and I’m back in the borough. Now … Read More »



How Croydon Tech City unexpectedly made me a ‘woman in tech’


Posted on June 15th, by Joyce Veheary in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

Joyce Veheary reports on her surprise introduction to ‘women in tech’

I sat #FRow at the special #Croydon #TechCity event celebrating women in tech, an inspirational and insightful night hosted by co-founder of CTC (representing a mighty female 1/3 of the enterprise) Sarah Luxford.

Sarah, with co-founders Nigel Dias and Jonny Rose, is championing female led tech start-ups with events like this and the … Read More »