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Guest post and video: @LordKenley speaks about #Croydon community and a ‘Damascene moment’

Maybe Damascus ain’t that far away… Some months ago I had a ‘Road to Damascus’ moment in a Wetherspoons pub in Purley. Not many people can say that. Up until that moment, I’d always been suspicious of Croydon and its people It was the first … Continue reading

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#Purley 2.0 – The #PurleyBreakfastClub

Love food? Like meeting new people? Want to get to know other locals in Purley and Croydon? WELCOME TO ‘THE PURLEY BREAKFAST CLUB’! ‘The Purley Breakfast Club’ comprises of a group of Purley and Croydon locals who meet together monthly … Continue reading

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Purley 2.0 – The #purley hashtag is like a noticeboard

Think of the sort of information people put on a noticeboard: * Requests e.g. “Can anyone lend me a cable?” * Questions e.g. “Does anyone know a good local plumber?” * Jobs e.g. “Vacancy at our shop, £8ph – needed … Continue reading

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Community Participation – Where do you fall?

Jakob Nielsen’s study in 2006 showed that in any online community: 90% of users are lurkers who never contribute, 9% of users contribute a little, and 1% of users account for almost all the action. This has subsequently known as … Continue reading

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Purley 2.0 – #Purley Twestival – A THANK YOU

WELL – Croydon Twestival has finished and thanks to the efforts of everyone who attended we have raised £380!! Whilst that figure might not seem huge (next year we’re gonna try get into the £1,000s ha ha!), it is an … Continue reading

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Purley 2.0 – Croydon Twestival Thurs March 24th DETAILS

PRIZE UPDATE: We now have over £200 worth of raffle prizes including: – A digital camera – A dinner for four at The Jolly Farmer’s, Purley – A 1hr photoshoot with Randall Murrow Phtography – A 1hr one-to-one business coaching … Continue reading

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Church and cafes – a Heavenly match

As the independent owner of a cafe, maybe you’re finding it difficult to compete with nearby rival powerhouses such Starbucks or Cafe Nero for a variety of reasons. But have you ever considered your opening hours as a valid weapon … Continue reading

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