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Get involved: how to build a better Croydon community

Posted on December 20th, by Charles Barber in Politics & Society. 4 comments

Join the Croydon Forum: a new way to engage in debate and idea generation

I am writing this on the day that the petition to save Matthews Yard will be debated in the Croydon Council chamber. The fact that a place like Matthews Yard exists is a symbol of all that’s good about Croydon – but the fact that people are having to fight so hard to … Read More »

How the Transition Towns movement can help Croydon to thrive

Posted on August 12th, by Katie Rose in Politics & Society. No Comments

Katie Rose finds inspiration in the hive of activity that is Crystal Palace Transition Town

Having lived on the Croydon side of Crystal Palace for five years, I appreciate the role that Crystal Palace Transition Town (CPTT) plays in making Crystal Palace a welcoming, vibrant and creative community. Croydon is of course also a Transition Town in its own right, and having felt inspired after attending previous annual gatherings, I … Read More »