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The meaning of Mexway

Posted on March 9th, by Lauren Furey in Culture. 2 comments

Where the hell is Mexway? Lauren Furey demands to know

A few months ago I wrote a piece for the Citizen about gentrification and the positive and negative impact that it could have on Croydon. I sought to find examples of businesses and entrepreneurs that were helping to maintain and shape the cultural landscape of a town as diverse as Croydon.

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Who are ya? The Wanderers come to Croydon

Posted on December 9th, by Nadim Lilani in Sport. No Comments

As the nomadic Wanders FC settles – for now – in Croydon Athletic’s Mayfield Stadium, Nadim Lilani details the rise, fall, and rise of Thornton Heath’s newest residents

If the name ‘Wanderers FC’ suggests a team without drive, without ambition, then it is a misleading one. Rewind over a century and a half to 1850, and one of the oldest names in football was born. Wanderers were … Read More »