Rugby World Cup


September news in brief

Posted on October 6th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

The Citizen team compiles some of the noteworthy events of September into one handy page

Crocuses return to the centre of Croydon

The former site of Taberner House, which is being developed next year, is now home to a temporary saffron farm. After raising £4,000 in just a few days from crowdfunding, local gardener and Croydon Radio DJ Ally McKinlay was able to purchase thousands … 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 »