Croydon Beekeepers’ Association


How we helped Croydon’s children to celebrate bees

Posted on September 13th, by Jenny Lockyer in Culture. No Comments

Jenny Lockyer spends a week helping Croydon’s children to have a bee bonanza

The Oval Tavern garden nestles snugly between the playing field of Ark Oval school and the houses on Oval Road. Walk near to the pub on a warm summer’s evening and you are likely to hear the strumming of an acoustic guitar or the relaxed murmur of conversations, clinking glasses and general pub life … Read More »



March 2016 in brief

Posted on April 6th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. 3 comments

The news highlights for March 2016 in Croydon, compiled by the Citizen team

Confirmation that Fairfield Halls will close on 15th July for two years

The Croydon Advertiser reported at the end of February that the Fairfield Halls will close its doors for two years as its £30 million rebuild begins. Fairfield (Croydon) Ltd, the charity which operates the building, had dropped its opposition … Read More »



News in brief: November

Posted on December 10th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

The big Croydon stories of November 2015, summarised for your convenience

Thornton Heath ‘stormz’ to victory at 2015 MOBO Awards

Musicians and performers from Thornton Heath dominated the 2015 national MOBO (Music of Black Origin) awards held in Leeds on Thursday 4th November. Krept and Konan, Stormzy, Section Boyz and Faith Child triumphed, with Krept and Konan winning Best Hip Hop Act and Best Album, Stormzy … Read More »



Croydon beekeepers create a buzz at National Honey Show

Posted on November 16th, by Mark Stott in Culture. No Comments

Croydon Beekeepers’ Association celebrates after a series of outstanding wins at the 84th National Honey Show

The annual National Honey Show, held in Weybridge, Surrey, attracts visitors and entrants from across the UK and beyond. At this year’s event, the 84th, Croydon Beekeepers’ Association members Bob Barnes, Meriel Spalding, John Collett, Barbara Barnes and Tracey Carter did Croydon proud with an impressive four first prizes plus … Read More »