Winter in brief

Posted on February 23rd, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

The big news stories of winter 2016-2017, summarised for your convenience by the Citizen team

Annual ‘Big Street Clean’ sees young Ahmadiyya Muslims tidy up Croydon on New Year’s Day

Young men from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) Croydon celebrated the start of 2017 by waking at the crack of dawn. After offering communal prayers for a prosperous year ahead and their usual morning prayer, they took to the streets, … Read More »

A voice from the south

Posted on February 20th, by Peter Davis in Politics & Society. 5 comments

Central Croydon is renewing itself, but please don’t forget the rest of the borough

I have lived in Croydon since 1984. We moved from Streatham to Purley because the state schools would be better for our young children, as would the greener environment. We moved from a flat to a house and had to rapidly learn gardening skills. Purley then had (and still has) excellent north-south transport … Read More »