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March 2018 in brief

Posted on April 4th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

The big news stories of March 2018, summarised by the Citizen team

Croydon groups teamed up to raise awareness of knife crime in three-week programme

Croydon Council’s youth engagement team teamed up with Croydon police, Victim Support, and others in a three-week programme to raise awareness of knife crime, the Croydon Citizen reported. Participating groups hosted a range of town-centre events throughout the programme, which started during half term. The … Read More »

International Women’s Day: Greta Scacchi helps fundraise for period poverty

Posted on March 21st, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Politics & Society. No Comments

The Hollywood A-lister was in attendance for a charity tea party at Croydon’s Oval Tavern

On Saturday 10th March, International Women’s Day 2018 was celebrated in Croydon with a tea party at the Oval Tavern in support of local charity We-STAP (We Supply Toiletries And Products For Women In Need). The event was attended by Mayor Toni Letts and also received support from Hollywood star Greta Scacchi, invited by one of … Read More »