Why I’m running the London Marathon for MIND in Croydon

Posted on February 1st, by Tommy Newman in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

One Croydonian is putting on his running shoes to support mental health and well-being in the local community

“How are you today?”. “Good”. “OK”. “Fine”, comes the expected reply. But this week, it’s time to consider probing a bit further if you think that might not be the case.

That’s because Thursday 2nd February is Time to Talk Day, an annual day led by mental health charity … Read More »



Start-up funding 101: a glimpse of what’s coming to Croydon

Posted on August 19th, by Tommy Newman in Economics & Business. No Comments

Tommy Newman looks forward to Croydon’s new hub for tech start-ups

Recently Robert Ward wrote in the Citizen about venture capital from an investor’s perspective. Now I want to discuss what I learned on the other side of the table: as a start-up.

As I completed my round-trip from my co-workspace at Matthew’s Yard, to my daughter’s nursery, dropping her back home, and back to Matthew’s … Read More »