Why I’m running the London Marathon for MIND in Croydon

Posted on February 1st, by Tommy Newman in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

One Croydonian is putting on his running shoes to support mental health and well-being in the local community

“How are you today?”. “Good”. “OK”. “Fine”, comes the expected reply. But this week, it’s time to consider probing a bit further if you think that might not be the case.

That’s because Thursday 2nd February is Time to Talk Day, an annual day led by mental health charity … Read More »

A deafening silence surrounds young male suicide

Posted on March 29th, by Lauren Furey in Politics & Society. 3 comments

A Croydon tragedy leads Lauren Furey to speak out on a subject close to her heart

On Tuesday 8th March 2016, Jerome Rogers’ body was discovered in woodland on Featherbed Lane, just outside New Addington. He had taken his own life. Jerome was twenty years old.

I knew Jerome, not as well as many but he was a … Read More »