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A three-course meal fit for an MP at FoodCycle Norwood Junction

Posted on May 9th, by James Taylor in Politics & Society. No Comments

If you want tasty food and decent conversation, FoodCycle could be for you

FoodCycle Norwood Junction was delighted to welcome Sarah Jones MP to dinner on Friday 27th April. Oasis Ashburton Park launched this project in March 2018 in partnership with FoodCycle UK.

FoodCycle is a charity hosting thirty-seven projects across the UK, with the aim of providing great three-course meals for the local community using … Read More »

Print archive: October 2016 – The local economy is booming

Posted on November 3rd, by The Croydon Citizen in Not featured, Politics & Society. No Comments

New figures show Croydon has the fastest-growing economy in the UK, and the high street is seeing major changes. But is the whole town benefiting?

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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 »

Croydon’s growing problem that is being swept under the rug

Posted on January 21st, by Aishah Mehmood in Politics & Society. 2 comments

Aishah Mehmood delves into the growing number of people who can’t afford to feed themselves

Regardless of how much we can afford, every one of us needs food. Where we get our food from can vary, from supermarkets to discount shops like the 99p store or Poundland. But how would you feel if you witnessed a citizen using another form of means to find food: … Read More »