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A new year for Croydon, a new year for you

Posted on January 3rd, by Loren Dixon in Culture. No Comments

How Croydonians can turn over a new leaf… realistically

The Chinese New Year for 2017 does not officially start until towards the end of January. The financial new year begins in April. Even the sales aren’t exclusive to January anymore. Yet we can still feel tremendous pressure to start everything afresh on 1st January.

Is it because January is associated with Roman mythology and Janus the … Read More »



Five of the best… Croydon parks to walk your dog

Posted on February 23rd, by Bernadette Fallon in Culture. 1 Comment

In the first of her new series, ‘five of the best’, Bernadette Fallon offers her pick of Croydon’s parks

We’re very fortunate in Croydon to have so many parks and green spaces – 127 to be precise, so get your walking shoes on and grab the dog. If you haven’t got one, borrow the neighbour’s, because if there is one thing better than getting outside to enjoy … Read More »



20 reasons why Croydon isn’t boring

Posted on April 15th, by Bernadette Fallon in Culture. 9 comments

Bernadette Fallon isn’t bored with Croydon – not a bit of it. Here’s why

There’s been a bit of dissent recently. Disgruntled rumblings around the esteemed – albeit virtual – corridors of the Croydon Citizen. Croydon is boring, they say. Dull. With boring people.

Well. I beg to differ. And I’d like to shout it loud and shout it proud – 20 reasons why Croydon isn’t boring!

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