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What do #Croydon’s councillors actually do for their communities?

N.B. This is not a politicised criticism of local parties or their respective councillors, this is more an exercise to learn more about councillors and their work in Croydon – with best intentions and no malice. SAFE. :) ————————————————————————————– As … Continue reading

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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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Guest post: Punish them, but give copycat rioters something to copy

Neil Ridulfa is a local Coulsdon lad who works in PR for the Museum of Brands. He loves singing and makes occasional media appearances in obscure publications and international radio shows that I’ve never heard of. This post was originally … Continue reading

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#purleydinnerclub vs #croydonriots – a tale of two #Croydon communities

I will remember August 8th for a very long time. Mainly for the riots that plagued the streets of London (and – even closer to home – central Croydon) but also because it was the night of the first #PurleyDinnerClub. #PurleyDinnerClub … Continue reading

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The Steve Boyce Band discuss #Purley Festival 2011

The Steve Boyce Band are a legendary local rock outfit that have played along the likes of Status Quo and opened for Eric Clapton. They will be cranking up the amps to 11 on Friday 1st July at the Jolly … Continue reading

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Why I’m excited about #Purley Festival 2012 by @jollyfarmerpub

The Purley Festival will be held in Purley from Saturday 25th – the finale concert on Rotary Field, Purley Sunday 3rd July.  The program for the week is absolutely bursting with events throughout the day and evening. There’s something for everyone so come along and get … Continue reading

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Why I’m excited about #Purley Festival by @wendyannager

The Purley Festival will be held in Purley from Saturday 25th – the finale concert on Rotary Field, Purley Sunday 3rd July.  The program for the week is absolutely bursting with events throughout the day and evening. There’s something for everyone … 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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