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Upcycling Cardboard with Lives Not Knives, on Saturday 20th June: an event for London Technology Week

Posted on June 16th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Croydon-based charity Lives Not Knives is hosting an event for London Technology Week. Upcycling Cardboard, to held on Saturday 20th June, aims to bring technology and cardboard together in creative ways for all to enjoy. 

Release begins: Google has kindly sent us some Google cardboard virtual reality goggles – we have tested these out in the LNK unit and they are definitely lots of fun and an experience not … Read More »



Captivated by Croydon Tech City: A review of Silicon Valley’s Nathan Gold

Posted on October 7th, by James Gill in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

James Gill reviews Nathan Gold’s ‘How To Captivate Any Audience’

Captivate, captivate, captivate (pardon the subconscious invoking of Tony Blair there) – these are surely the contemporary buzzwords for success and mobility. And nowhere is it more necessary to captivate than in the tech and start-up industries. In an increasingly diversified, networked and competitive earth, we need to captivate our audiences more than ever, and … Read More »



Mindfulness comes to Croydon: what can the UK’s hippest relaxation technique do for CR0?

Posted on May 12th, by Sue Bolton in Culture. 2 comments

The word ‘mindfulness’ is everywhere – and now it’s coming to Croydon. Tutor and committed practitioner Sue Bolton explains why she wants to change the way we think

Ever wished you could change your brain? Have a sunnier disposition, be more focussed, stress less? Well – it turns out you can.

Research at the University of Oxford shows you can actually pump up your … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity event: the inaugural Croydon Tech City summit, Friday June 6th 12pm at Croydon College

Posted on May 6th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

Jonny Rose reveals the stellar lineup for #Croydon #TechCity’s very first half day conference

On Friday June 6th 12pm at Croydon College, #Croydon #TechCity will hold a half-day conference in conjunction with Develop Croydon to bring together some of London’s foremost property developers, policy-makers and tech entrepreneurs to discuss Croydon’s place as London’s second ‘Tech City’.

The aim of the conference is to … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity: February Review

Posted on February 25th, by Becca Taylor in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

Becca Taylor reports on last week’s new media startup edition of #Croydon #TechCity

In recent years, Croydon has seen a boom in new media start-ups – the likes of Croydon Radio, Croydon TV and Chew TV embracing digital tools to make the most of talent in the borough. As Jonny Rose said, more media start-ups began in Croydon than any other London borough between 2011 … Read More »