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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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The #PurleyBreakfastClub – Cafe Blue, Purley 9.30-11.30AM Last Saturday of the month

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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