Turf Projects to run new summer art courses in Croydon town centre

Posted on July 14th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Turf Projects is running a number of new art courses over the summer, for painters and multimedia creatives. All levels are catered for!

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Painting Toe-Dipper: an introduction to painting with Charlie Reed
Painting newbie, or just want to learn new techniques? Dip your toes into painting at our taster sessions with painter Charlie Reed! Discover how to use inks, watercolour, acrylic and oil paints … Read More »

London Learning Consortium, London Youth and Croydon Works join together to mark ERSA’s UK Employability Day 2018

Posted on July 9th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

On Friday 29th June the London Learning Consortium, London Youth and Croydon Works marked UK Employability Day 2018 with visits from Kirsty McHugh, CEO of ERSA, and Councillor Manju Shahul-Hameed from Croydon Council

Release begins: The purpose of the day was to promote and celebrate employability opportunities for jobseekers in the Croydon borough. Coordinated by the Employment Related Services Association (ERSA), hundreds of employment support centres and employers threw open their … Read More »

Free swimming for people 16 and under returns to Croydon for summer 2018

Posted on June 30th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 1 Comment

Free swimming sessions at Croydon’s five leisure centres commence on Saturday 21st July.

Release begins: Young people aged 16 and under can keep cool and get active this summer, when free swimming sessions at Croydon’s five leisure centres returns on 21st July. There were more than 20,000 visits last year.

People can complete an application form online here, or through the self-service machines at their nearest leisure centre.  Customers … Read More »

Healthwatch Croydon calls for GP practices to work more closely with homeless people

Posted on June 28th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Croydon’s street homeless need better support from GPs, says a new report from Healthwatch Croydon 

Release begins: Croydon GP practices need to work better with street homeless people to deliver the care they need according to report by Healthwatch Croydon.

The study, Street Homeless Experience of Health Services in Croydon, published today, recorded the experiences of street homeless people who have become members of Crisis in Croydon. It found … Read More »

World Humanitarian Drive: striving for our community

Posted on June 28th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

World Humanitarian Drive is holding a peace seminar in Thornton Heath on Saturday 30th June.

Release begins: World Humanitarian Drive (WHD) is a charity organisation founded by Abdul Basit Syed, a social activist from Croydon, who has won a number of prestigious peace awards for promoting peace and education internationally. WHD is a local charity to the Croydon area and beyond, whose mission is to promote humanity, … Read More »

Abdul Basit, a Croydon social activist, receives peace award in Delhi, India

Posted on June 16th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Abdul Basit, a local social activist, has received an award recognising his work in bringing peace and education to communities in the UK and India. 

Release begins: Abdul Basit, a Croydon based social activist and property developer received the BRICS Alliance Forum Peace Award; this prestigious award was given by a five-country forum comprising of (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa).

The BRICS Alliance event took … Read More »

Croydon Council green lights Compulsory Purchase Order on remaining land for Westfield retail centre

Posted on June 12th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Croydon Council’s cabinet has approved a report paving the way for the Croydon Partnership to acquire the remaining land it needs.

Release begins: Croydon’s £1.4bn retail development moved another step closer last night as a council decision gave the green light for Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs) to acquire the remaining land for the development.

Cabinet members approved a report which paves the way for the developers, a joint … Read More »

Businesses invited to free one-to-one support clinic

Posted on June 11th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

On Thursday 26th July businesses are invited to drop in for free one-to-one advice on economic development and business support.

Release begins: Croydon businesses are being offered the chance to attend free one-to-one support clinics to help boost their business.

Hosted by the Croydon Business Network, the sessions offer a wide range of support whether it’s for entrepreneurs wanting to develop their business idea or those … Read More »

Join a panel discussion on well-being in Croydon’s built environment: beyond sustainability

Posted on May 29th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

On Wednesday 20th June from 6:00pm – 8:00pm, you are invited to attend a panel discussion run by Croydon’s Constructing Excellence Club on well-being in Croydon’s built environment. 

Release begins: Croydon is currently experiencing the beginnings of an intense phase of development which will have great impact on both the public realm and the lives of those living and working there.

Join Croydon Constructing Excellence Club for presentations and … Read More »

Seeking veterans in Croydon to help celebrate Armed Forces Day 2018

Posted on May 19th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Croydon Commitment is seeking veterans of any age to help them mark the start of Armed Forces Week on Monday 25th June 2018

Release begins: Seeking veterans in Croydon to help celebrate Armed Forces Day 2018.

Are you an Armed Forces Veteran currently living in Croydon, or who has had previous links with the Armed Forces Community in the borough? Croydon Commitment is looking for veterans of any age who have … Read More »