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Help us learn more about the growing #Croydon #TechCity community

Posted on September 5th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Topical. No Comments

The #Croydon #TechCity founder makes you an offer you can’t refuse

Croydon Tech City is growing

You don’t need me to tell you that Croydon Tech City is growing.

Even whilst the team is on its customary summer recess, the effects of our (and the community’s) work continues to be felt across a borough whose newfound tech credentials have recently led to a 38% surge … Read More »



This Saturday, Croydon Literary Festival takes place at David Lean Cinema – will you be there?

Posted on September 4th, by Jonny Rose in Culture, Topical. No Comments

The man who proposed Croydon’s first literary festival humbly requests your presence…

Croydon’s first Literary Festival is happening on Saturday

Back in January, I wrote about why the time was right for Croydon to have a dedicated literary festival  – and thanks to the hard work of Cassie Whittell, Clair Woodward and a host of other local volunteers, it has happened.

This Saturday, when you enter the … Read More »



The Citizen is taking a summer holiday

Posted on August 21st, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News, Topical. 2 comments

Normal service will resume on Tuesday 29th August

The sun is out, the streets are packed, and the Croydon Citizen team is taking a week off. We’ll be back on Tuesday 29th August, with new articles published daily right here on our website. Our next print edition hits the streets on Tuesday 5th September.

Warmest summer wishes to all of our readers.

The Croydon Citizen

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Election 2017: Hustings coverage for Croydon’s three constituencies

Posted on May 22nd, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society, Topical. 2 comments

With sixteen days to go until the election, the Citizen announces coverage of hustings events for the north, centre, and south of the borough

The general election takes place on 8th June. With manifestoes now published by all major parties, the national campaign will step up a gear as Britain’s politicians make their final pitches for your vote. In Croydon, the candidates seeking your support will … Read More »



Eskimo Dance is coming to Croydon – we are now London’s coolest borough

Posted on August 24th, by Jonny Rose in Culture, Topical. No Comments

On Saturday 29th October the most important event in grime’s cultural calendar – Eskimo Dance – is coming to Croydon

Eskimo Dance is coming to Croydon.

This news will delight those who have a particular appreciation for grime music, but should also be of interest to all Croydonians that wish to see Croydon’s diminished music scene and waning nightlife reversed: London’s coolest event in … Read More »



How Pokémon Go is changing the culture of Croydon

Posted on August 17th, by Max Shirley in Culture, Topical. 1 Comment

  Max Shirley headed into Croydon to see how Pokémon Go is taking over, with some very positive results

Pokémon Go fever has hit Croydon since the official release of this mobile game on 14th July. The augmented reality app has simply taken the world by storm: the game has already surpassed dating app Tinder in terms of downloads, and has more daily users than Twitter. One only … Read More »



I’m positive about leaving

Posted on June 21st, by Ahzaz Chowdhury in Politics & Society, Topical. No Comments

Local businessman Az Chowdhury presents a case for leaving the EU that’s more upbeat than others you may have read

On 23rd June, each of us has the opportunity to cast their vote in the EU Referendum. How will it affect the country as a whole, and us in Croydon? Ultimately, should we vote to remain or leave?

I will be voting to leave the EU. … Read More »



EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity ‘meet the workspaces’ special – Thursday 18th February at 7pm @ProjectBCroydon

Posted on February 17th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News, Topical. No Comments

Jonny Rose presents a sneak peek at the schedule for this week’s #Croydon #TechCity event

After last month’s three hundred-strong turnout at the January 2016 launch event with the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Croydon Tech City is back to normal and reconvening to start a new season of tech demos, talks, and shenanigans, as we continue to make Croydon a credible player in the European … Read More »



Should Donald Trump be barred from entering Croydon?

Posted on January 25th, by Max Shirley in Politics & Society, Topical. No Comments

Max Shirley looks at a big story from a local perspective

Should we ban a potential US presidential candidate from entering the UK?

Donald J. Trump is a sixty-nine-year-old American business magnate, billionaire, investor and potential Republican candidate in the 2016 US Presidential Elections. He also has blonde, flowing locks, which I can’t take my eyes off. Trump has been in the news quite a bit … Read More »



Croydon Tech City #LDNTechWeek Special – 7:30pm Thursday 18th June @MatthewsYard

Posted on June 17th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News, Topical. No Comments

It’s London Technology Week, and this Thursday Croydon Tech City will be profiling some of the borough’s brightest tech talents

After Tuesday afternoon’s Croydon Tech City town hall event, which will bring together a host of London entrepreneurs, investors and developers to learn more about Croydon Tech City’s strategy for the borough, it’s back to business again with our monthly Thursday meeting at Matthews Yard.

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