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Croydon – 2014 in review

Posted on December 31st, by James Naylor in Site News. 1 Comment

As 2014 draws to a close, the editor-in-chief looks back at the year

And so we come to the end of 2014. This year saw the council return to Labour control after eight years of Tory administration and the sudden resignation of its leader, the ‘iconic’ Saffron Square tower become the tallest building in the borough by a country mile – making it (apparently visible … Read More »

Print Archive: October 2014 News Magazine – Happening here

Posted on December 22nd, by The Croydon Citizen in Site News. No Comments

Croydon’s thriving events scene was explored in this print edition of the Citizen – read it online now

It should come as a surprise to no one that Croydon, with its claims to being the birthplace of major figures in art, music, and cinema, should have a thriving cultural scene. But even Croydon’s most switched-on citizens may not know that not just one but two film festivals … Read More »

The Public Gallery: Tough on raves, tough on the causes of raves

Posted on June 19th, by Tom Black in Politics & Society. 14 comments

Tom Black writes that the race for Croydon Central has begun, in case you hadn’t noticed

Last Saturday, an illegal rave was held in the former East Croydon Royal Mail building. Police stood a safe distance from proceedings and masonry and fire extinguishers were thrown from windows onto the ground. The following day, tram services and the road itself were disrupted, and Croydon … Read More »