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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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Want to be happy? Get involved in your local community

Wendy Ann Ager is a business coach who lives in Coulsdon, Surrey. As well as coaching first-time start-up owners, she also provides services for people returning to work or just needing to improve their outlook and productivity.  Outside of working … Continue reading

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The #getkevarestaurant Campaign

My friend Kevin Boyle has a big vision about what he can bring to Purley…:) Having been trained for several years by culinary wide-boy Jamie Oliver, Kev’s cooking skills are a cut above the battered cod and chips you get … 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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Why you should vote NO to AC (Grayling) #notoAC

Today marks one of the most important democratic decisions the British public has been asked to make in recent history. The actions of millions at the ballot will determine whether British society holds onto the First Past the Post (FPTP) … Continue reading

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I Blog On A Sunday:David Wynd a.k.a Phoce

I Blog On A Sunday is a space for guest-posters to muse about blogging, Sundays or Christianity. If you would like to contribute, holla at jonny_rose_23@hotmail.com or @98rosjon on Twitter. Phoce (known to him Mum as David Wynd) is a Methodist … Continue reading

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Rebecca Black’s Friday gets a Christian makeover

I don’t know about you but I love a good Christian parody. It serves to show that not all Christians are puritanical, sticks in the mud and – if done well – neatly touch on specific Christian cultural references without … 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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I Blog On A Sunday: Jon Swanson

I Blog On A Sunday is a space for guest-posters to muse about blogging, Sundays or Christianity. If you would like to contribute, holla at jonny_rose_23@hotmail.com or @98rosjon on Twitter. Today’s submission is from Social Media Chaplain, Jon Swanson. Jon’s kind … 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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