Historic Beulah Spa to be commemorated by Mayor of Croydon

Posted on September 3rd, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

The Mayor of Croydon will unveil a granite marker stone at the site on 29th September 

Release begins: The forgotten Beulah Spa natural chalybeate and saline well and spring in Upper Norwood is finally getting a fitting commemorative marker, 187 years after it first opened. The 14-feet-deep well (filled in in the 1960s) has been left totally unmarked and forgotten, under the grass lawn at the current Spa Woods.

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Screen25 South Norwood announces new Friday screenings this autumn

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

South Norwood’s indie cinema is expanding its programme of independent and mainstream releases

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From September 2018, Screen25 in South Norwood is doubling its screenings, offering the latest independent and mainstream releases on both Wednesday and Friday evenings.

Supported by nearly 30 volunteers and continuing at their new home at Harris Academy South Norwood, this expansion will launch on Friday 7 September with a party … Read More »

Announcing The Redux Project/Croydonites Official Crollywood Movie Location Tour – Tuesday 7th August 2018, 7 pm at St George’s Walk

Posted on August 2nd, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 1 Comment

The Crollywood location tour will be the perfect chance for Croydon lovers and film fans to enjoy the town’s movie heritage.

Release begins: If you enjoy films, and love Croydon, then this walk is a perfect cocktail, making a fun evening out, visiting film locations and following up with a show of Croydon-based film clips.

Over the years Croydon town centre has featured in many films and … Read More »

Striving to help the Croydon community

Posted on July 30th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

World Humanitarian Drive, a local charity, held a seminar in June to promote peace and wellbeing in the borough.

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World Humanitarian Drive (WHD), a local Croydon charity striving for humanity, conducted a seminar called ‘Giving Hope to the Community’ recently at Haselmere Hall, Thornton Heath. A local audience were able to hear various professional speakers offer advice and guidance in the form of a panel discussion with questions and answers … Read More »

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 »