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How we founded Croydon’s first rooftop community garden

Posted on July 22nd, by Joyce Veheary in Politics & Society. No Comments

Joyce Veheary, founder of the Lend and Tend garden sharing project, welcomes a chance to go green and grow amidst the concrete

Living in Croydon as a teenager, I couldn’t see beyond the featureless fields that surrounded the town. Thirteen years later (one of the joys of being a ‘renty-something’ is as many house moves under my belt) and I’m back in the borough. Now … Read More »



South Norwood Arts Festival comes in from the cold

Posted on October 2nd, by Heather Hardie in Culture. 1 Comment

Heather Hardie welcomes the return of South Norwood’s arts festival, now in its eighth year

Ever heard animals sing? Read your own poetry to an audience? Eaten delicious food from twenty countries? Joined in with a choir? Wandered into the bowels of a listed building? Smelt flowers in a secret garden? Had a Halloween surprise?

You can do all this and more at South … Read More »