Community groups


Croydon Drop In celebrates forty years of serving Croydon

Posted on July 9th, by Rekha Shane in Politics & Society. No Comments

A local charity working to support young people is going from strength to strength

Ask any parent what their concerns are for their offspring, and they will likely reel off a list as long as your arm. But not all young people have access to a supportive family member. Sometimes, even when parents are present, they just don’t understand. Sometimes they themselves are the source of the … Read More »



Croydon Writers’ Group helps us share the joy of writing

Posted on July 4th, by Rekha Shane in Culture. No Comments

Join a group that can improve your creative skills and become a testing ground for your writing

In 1945, a group of professional writers came together to create what would become Croydon Writers. They aimed to encourage writing and provide a starting point for anyone who wanted to get into a writing-related profession. Back then, this was a formal group with lofty aspirations.

Fast … Read More »



Last chance to improve the Croydon Local Plan

Posted on October 4th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Local Plan Modification consultation ends next week, but many sections remain deeply flawed

The council’s proposed Local Plan Modifications consultation ends on 10th October. It is regrettable that so much of the evidence submitted by residents associations and others have been ignored. It is not too late for one last attempt to influence the details of the plan for the better. The consultation documents can … Read More »