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What the heck was Poodle Chaos?
Croydon has had its fair share of music and entertainment stars. Stormzy, The Kooks, Kirsty MacColl, and Captain Sensible, to name but a few. But in the mid-nineties and early ... Read more
The emotional impact of fly-tipping
I moved to West Croydon ten weeks after it was hit by the 2011 riots. Conflicted though my feelings on gentrification are, I know I’m playing a part in it. ... Read more
Croydonites Festival 2017 review: Letters to Windsor House, by Sh!t Theatre
When I woke this morning, I felt like I’d just had a night out at Edinburgh Festival. But no… it was the Croydonites Festival of New Theatre. There was ... Read more
Turf Projects is drawing an alternative map of Croydon
Croydon can be a strange place. Turf Projects and Fungus Press are looking for your suggestions of curious, overlooked and outright surreal locations for an alternative map of our borough. ... Read more
EVENT: Croydon ‘Women in Tech’ special – Thursday 23rd March 7pm @SI_Croydon
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. ... Read more
Event review: Morningstar, at the Croydonites Festival of New Theatre 2017
I can’t say much about Morningstar, because I am being watched. It’s because of an… event that I took part in last Thursday night, on the opening day ... Read more
Hoo-har at Hoodoo’s, down at Matthews Yard
Matthews Yard is still there. Having arrived in 2012, it’s approaching its fifth anniversary. But will it make it that far? The place first appeared as a café with a ... Read more
What’s polluting the river Wandle?
On Monday 24th February, early morning dog walkers saw an oil slick at the downstream end of the Wandle river, next to the skatepark in Wandle Park. Next day, although ... Read more
No ifs, no buts, gentlemen: get your PSA tested
My brother is a hypochondriac. Every headache or shortness of breath is in his mind a forerunner of some ghastly disease. I once asked him how often he thought about ... Read more
Through the door… of the Seventh Day Adventist church Croydon
Desmond Doss, the first conscientious objector to receive the esteemed US Medal of Honour, is someone that has inspired his fellow Seventh-day Adventists for the past eighty years. Now, through ... Read more

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