Croham Hurst Woods


June 2018 in brief

Posted on July 31st, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

The big news stories of June 2018, summarised by the Citizen team

A fire in Croham Hurst Woods is quickly extinguished

A fire broke out in Croham Hurst Woods on Saturday 30th June. Broken glass was left on dry vegetation, and exposure to the heat of the sun sparked flames. A rapid response from the London Fire Brigade prevented any serious spread.

Croydon’s House of Fraser is spared in … Read More »



A new year for Croydon, a new year for you

Posted on January 3rd, by Loren Dixon in Culture. No Comments

How Croydonians can turn over a new leaf… realistically

The Chinese New Year for 2017 does not officially start until towards the end of January. The financial new year begins in April. Even the sales aren’t exclusive to January anymore. Yet we can still feel tremendous pressure to start everything afresh on 1st January.

Is it because January is associated with Roman mythology and Janus the … Read More »