Croydon High Street

Croydon High Street: a new hope?

Posted on July 6th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Politics & Society. 2 comments

This summer Croydon High Street – yes, really – offers fun and relaxation for all ages

This summer I’ll be watching Croydon town centre with interest.

I usually avoid its grotty warren of cut-price shops and a life-expired shopping mall where, on rainy days, the buckets stand in rows to catch the leaks from the roof. The Westfield debate took place against a plaintive murmur from Whitgift … Read More »

Historical heroines: meeting Croydon’s suffragettes and suffragists

Posted on January 31st, by Sean Creighton in History. 1 Comment

Many forgotten names from the female suffrage movement resided in Croydon

It’s time to remember the brave women of Croydon who fought so tirelessly for universal suffrage. 6th February 2018 is the 100th anniversary of parliament finally acceding to giving women the vote in elections. This important event in the history of democracy in Britain is also important for the Townswomen’s Guilds across the country, which were … Read More »

Restaurant review: Rodizio Preto

Posted on May 2nd, by Anne Giles in Culture. No Comments

Anne Giles tries an overwhelming selection of Brazilian meats that just keeps coming

38-40 High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1YB
Time from East Croydon  7 minutes

We decided to try this one out, as it is situated quite close to the Grants Vue cinema and is an ideal place to have a meal after watching a good film. Another thing which attracted me to it is the fact that … Read More »