Liverpool University, Goldsmiths College London and Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital Trust to run research project in Croydon on the value of reading

Posted on November 11th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Researchers from the universities of Liverpool and London are seeking participants for a research project, to carried out in Croydon Town Centre, on the value of reading literary classics. 

Release begins: Liverpool University together with Goldsmiths University, is running a 3 year research project, funded by Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital Trust, which seeks to establish and explore the benefits of shared reading. Previous research has shown a … Read More »

Meeting Mr Sims: interview with the Chief Executive of Croydon Business Improvement District

Posted on October 2nd, by Bernadette Fallon in Economics & Business. 1 Comment

Bernadette Fallon talks skyscrapers, sandwiches and secrets with Matthew Sims, boss of Croydon BID

Banners promoting the activities of Croydon Business Improvement District hang all over the town centre, sending out messages of positive change to a population that still, to judge from responses to surveys in the local press, needs some convincing. Slogans include ‘adding vibrancy to our streets,’ ‘together a safer place’, ‘discover what is … Read More »

David Lean spirit at Croydon’s ‘art house’ cinema pub

Posted on March 1st, by Philip Howard in Culture. 3 comments

Film-lovers are regularly filling the Spread Eagle’s upstairs room. Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign programmer Philip Howard explains why

The Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign pursues two main objectives. Our primary goal is to reopen the David Lean Cinema in the Clocktower complex. In the longer term, this could mean supporting a social enterprise or cinema chain with attractive plans, but in the meantime … Read More »