Selsdon Park Hotel

Calling all Croydon veterans, whatever your age

Posted on May 30th, by Myra Rademacher in Politics & Society. No Comments

All local veterans are invited to celebrate Armed Forces Week at a special lunch

Just like the citizens of Croydon, veterans don’t have a singular identity – some may have been frontline troops, while others were pilots or served in the navy. Some fought in the Second World War and others fought for their nation in recent conflicts. Many veterans may not have fought at all, but … Read More »

Health and beauty review: the spa at Selsdon Park Hotel

Posted on December 22nd, by Marcia Henry-Morgan in Culture. 1 Comment

Pamper me, Croydon, says Marcia Henry-Morgan

Where has this year gone? No, seriously: where did 2016 evaporate to? The fact that it’s already December and the cold wintry days are well and truly here has me longing for an escape route. But this close to the Christmas season, it seems impossible: when the pounds in your back pocket have been allocated to Santa’s nice (and in some … Read More »

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 »

Report on the 2014 World Puzzle Championships in Croydon

Posted on August 19th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. No Comments

Last week Croydon welcomed the world’s greatest mindbogglers, brainteasers and lovers of the cryptic and abstruse. The reasons aren’t puzzling

All last week the Selsdon Park Hotel, Croydon, was a hive of head-scratching activity. Forty nations were represented in the World Puzzle Championships, as 180 competitors ranging in age from 65 to just 7 years old fought it out across a range of puzzle disciplines.

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