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Voices of Croydon’s veterans

Posted on July 24th, by Myra Rademacher in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

These are the stories of some of Croydon’s unsung heroes: the men and women of the borough who served their country so admirably

“It just fills me with pride… to be recognised, for people to say thank you.”

Chris Morbey, a British Transport Police officer and former guardsman in the army, still doesn’t see himself as a veteran. He’s not retired, he didn’t fight in the … Read More »

Calling all Croydon veterans, whatever your age

Posted on May 30th, by Myra Rademacher in Politics & Society. No Comments

All local veterans are invited to celebrate Armed Forces Week at a special lunch

Just like the citizens of Croydon, veterans don’t have a singular identity – some may have been frontline troops, while others were pilots or served in the navy. Some fought in the Second World War and others fought for their nation in recent conflicts. Many veterans may not have fought at all, but … Read More »

Seeking veterans in Croydon to help celebrate Armed Forces Day 2018

Posted on May 19th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Croydon Commitment is seeking veterans of any age to help them mark the start of Armed Forces Week on Monday 25th June 2018

Release begins: Seeking veterans in Croydon to help celebrate Armed Forces Day 2018.

Are you an Armed Forces Veteran currently living in Croydon, or who has had previous links with the Armed Forces Community in the borough? Croydon Commitment is looking for veterans of any age who have … Read More »

Local businesses bring Christmas cheer to isolated with gift hampers 10 years running

Posted on December 21st, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Croydon Commitment is celebrating a decade of partnership with Croydon Neighbourhood Care to produce Christmas hampers for the vulnerable, with 450 being distributed last week. Croydon Commitment works with local businesses to connect them with the charitable sector.


Release begins: Local companies have donated hundreds of items toward gift hampers for over 400 isolated elderly residents in Croydon.

450 hampers were made, containing chocolates, mince pies, Christmas … Read More »

October news in brief

Posted on November 9th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

The Citizen team compiles some of the noteworthy events of October into one handy page

‘Jeremy the stag’ successfully rehomed in ‘secret location’

Local celebrity Jeremy, a red deer stag who found himself trapped in Park Hill Park after railway workers shooed him from the line near East Croydon, has been confirmed to be alive and well. The stag’s sudden disappearance last month led to some … Read More »