Burton Upon Trent

Could a religious revival save Croydon from itself?

Posted on October 13th, by Jonny Rose in Politics & Society. 5 comments

Jonny Rose recommends an injection of faith for Croydon to avoid going the way of Burton Upon Trent

Regular readers of the Croydon Citizen will know that I have little time for say-what-you-see type lamentations about Croydon. Bring me solutions, not problems.

The most recent example of this was Paul Dennis’s article last week that profiled his childhood stomping ground of Burton … Read More »

Danger in the dormitory

Posted on October 8th, by Paul Dennis in Politics & Society. 5 comments

Paul Dennis has seen the signs, and they aren’t encouraging

Before moving to Croydon I lived out a good chunk of my life in Burton Upon Trent, the Staffordshire town that can claim to be the brewing capital of the world. In fact, it was at a major brewery that I got my first job. I stayed with the firm for eighteen years.

It’s a long … Read More »