Green Croydon

Olympia has fallen… to the Croydon ReUse Organisation

Posted on April 11th, by Andrew Dickinson in Politics & Society. 2 comments

The Croydon ReUse Organisation took its message to the national Ideal Home Exhibition – and took no prisoners

Newsflash: On Tuesday 28th March, members of the Croydon ReUse Organisation breached gate 35 of the Olympia Exhibition Hall. Posing as confused stallholders, a parking space was negotiated and various doors were opened to enable tools, equipment and stock samples to be brought in and achieve a successful infiltration in full … Read More »

Stripping for the community in White Horse Park

Posted on December 23rd, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Croydon’s newest park group gets off to a purposeful start

For a place celebrated (or otherwise) for its urban grit, Croydon’s always been surprisingly green. We have 127 parks in our borough and in 2009 won the Royal Horticultural Society’s title of the UK’s greenest large city, along with first prize in Britain in Bloom. These awards were greeted with surprise (some polite, plenty not) and are … Read More »

Event preview: Croydon Fun Palace, Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th October 2014

Posted on September 19th, by The Croydon Fun Palace Team in Culture. No Comments

Croydon’s Fun Palace team explains the inspiration behind this laboratory of learning and play, and invites you to join in

On the weekend of October 4th and 5th, Croydon will host a free Fun Palace – a laboratory of learning and play, a place for experimenting and trying out new things in the arts, sciences and technology.

A large retail unit in the Whitgift … Read More »