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The EU referendum is not a done deal

Posted on April 26th, by Barnaby Powell in Politics & Society. 4 comments

There are things that you can do to stop the UK leaving the EU

Ahead of the local elections in early May and before we get to choose our dictators after they’ve told us what we think it is we want to hear, let us raise our sights above and beyond the local scourges of knife crime, rogue landlords and pestilential fly tipping to focus on an … Read More »



Sarah Jones has gained Croydon Central for Labour

Posted on June 9th, by Zach Baker in Politics & Society. 2 comments

Croydon Central result changes Croydon’s political map for first time since 2005

After a long night of counting and deliberation, the results came in for Croydon’s three constituencies. Croydon North and Croydon South have been traditionally safe seats for the Labour and Conservative parties respectively. This year’s results kept those seats in the red and blue columns. However Croydon Central swung left and was gained by the … Read More »



March in brief

Posted on March 31st, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

The big events of last month, on one handy page

Boxpark Croydon designs revealed

After rumours about the trendy Shoreditch retailer became a reality in last month’s news roundup, plans and designs for the site have been announced. The store (pictured above) is promised to provide 200 jobs, and will open in early 2016. It will be built on the land behind the Croydon Visitor Centre … Read More »



The Public Gallery: Big beasts a-roarin’ as UKIP demotes McKenzie

Posted on March 12th, by Tom Black in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Tom Black reports on the big noises in and around Croydon’s political sphere, and the Public Gallery branches out into radio

Big beasts spotted in Croydon

Two high-powered political women came to the aid of their candidates in the increasingly knife-edge Croydon Central contest last weekend. For Labour, Tessa Jowell – former Olympics minister and quite possibly the next mayor of London – campaigned … Read More »



Croydon councillor lobbies Home Secretary to call time on domestic violence

Posted on July 11th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Croydon councillor Mark Watson, cabinet member for safety and justice, has requested a meeting with Home Secretary Theresa May to discuss what action can be take to prevent domestic homicide and address domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Release begins: The home secretary has been called upon by a senior Croydon councillor to help stop domestic abuse and sexual violence. Councillor Mark Watson, cabinet member for safety … Read More »