Simon Thomsett

News in brief February 2016

Posted on March 7th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

The big Croydon news stories from February 2016, summarised for your convenience

Controversy surrounded the Tiger Tiger nightclub closure

The closure of Croydon’s well-known Tiger Tiger nightclub was met with regret and nostalgia, as reported in the London Evening Standard but was welcomed by others. Quoted in the Croydon Advertiser, Zack Rodney, owner of the Granaries, described the closure as “the best thing that ever … Read More »

The Public Gallery: 9 things you need to know about the Fairfield Halls

Posted on December 15th, by Tom Black in Politics & Society. 13 comments

Tom Black’s current affairs column – now a monthly show on Croydon Radio – takes a closer look at the Fairfield Halls furore

Whether you’ve been engrossed in the Fairfield saga for weeks, or the news of a two-year closure has comes as a horrible shock, this article aims to give you a full picture of the controversial proposals for the venue’s future. Part of the controversy is … Read More »