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EVENT: Croydon ‘Women in Tech’ special – Thursday 23rd March 7pm @SI_Croydon

Posted on March 21st, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

Unveiling the stellar lineup for this Thursday’s #Croydon #TechCity event at Sussex Innovation Centre

Following on from International Women’s Day earlier this month, we are excited to announce an event featuring three leading professionals carrying out incredible work in our very own borough.

Get ready for an evening of inspiration and learning from the award winning crowdfunded Detective Dot series that aims to promote STEM to … Read More »

Getting to grips with crime in Croydon

Posted on December 22nd, by Robert Ward in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Is Croydon really less safe than other boroughs?

Get a bad reputation and you’ll soon find that shaking it off is a serious challenge. And let’s be honest, Croydon’s reputation isn’t the best.

Once you’re painted with that brush, bad news gets a ‘typical-Croydon’ response, whereas good news gets brushed aside, discounted, especially by those who have never darkened a Croydon doorstep. Turn things around, get … Read More »

Events industry, Croydon is ready for you

Posted on December 13th, by Hannah Luffman in Economics & Business. No Comments

Tech hubs, new employers, trendy pop-ups, and much more: it all adds up to a growing events economy for the borough

Don’t underestimate what is happening here. You’ve almost certainly read about and experienced some of the new venues opening up in Croydon this year. But it’s had an impact you may not have realised: after years of waiting for a viable alternative to events in central … Read More »

November 2016 in brief

Posted on December 12th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

The big news stories of last month, summarised by the Citizen team

Tram derailment near Sandilands kills seven

Shortly after 6am on the morning of Wednesday 9th November, tram number 2551 derailed after leaving the Sandilands tunnel. The tram, which was travelling towards central Croydon from New Addington, overturned completely and fell onto its side. Seven people died in the accident, while fifty-eight more suffered injuries, many extremely serious. The … Read More »