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Why we’re launching the Croydon Citizen Supporters Programme

Posted on February 15th, by James Naylor in Site News. No Comments

Why we’re asking you to become a financial supporter of the Citizen as well as a journalistic one, and what we’ll spend your money on

The Citizen will turn five years old in November. It certainly doesn’t feel that way, though, to those of us who got it up and running back in 2012. After a year of building a reputation as a news and … Read More »



I would make Croydon better by… October 2015

Posted on October 7th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

How could Croydon be improved? We want your suggestions today! Email us at editors@thecroydoncitizen.com

Last year we launched a campaign to get your suggestions to make Croydon a better place. Why? From the beginning, a big part of the Citizen has been about proposing concrete, achievable solutions to the town’s problems. We want to involve readers on a larger scale than ever and give everyone … Read More »



Should Croydon be more chic?

Posted on September 30th, by Charles Barber in Culture. 2 comments

Recent disparaging comments reported to have been made by the French World Cup rugby team caused resentment among locals. Charles Barber listens more sympathetically

I must confess to a slight twinge of sympathy for those poor, big, burly French rugby players, so far away from their mothers and their mother country, having to put up with the appalling lack of ‘chic’ within this alien metropolis … Read More »