Daily Archives: October 26, 2017

Youth poetry tour examines Dystopia and Utopia in Croydon

The Young People’s Laureate for London, Caleb Femi brings his first tour to inspire 13 to 25-year-olds to pursue poetry and establish their own collectives at Croydon Central Library tomorrow. From 2pm, there will be workshops sessions on the theme … Continue reading

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‘Enough is enough’ on knife crime says Borough Commander

Croydon’s police Borough Commander, Jeff Boothe, has called on the borough’s residents to say “Enough is enough” on knife crime. Chief Superintendent Boothe, in an exclusive interview with Inside Croydon, says that knife crime offences in the borough over the … Continue reading

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Harriers stage women’s free running sessions in Lloyd Park

Croydon Harriers is starting its first “Couch to Parkrun” all-female running group. Parkrun is the 5-kilometre (just a little more than 3 miles) timed fun run which is staged at 9am every Saturday; in and around Croydon, there are Parkruns … Continue reading

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Following in the Crystal Palace footsteps of Camille Pissarro

WANDLE WANDERINGS: This week, KEN TOWL has headed for the high ground and tries to retrace the steps of one of the world’s most famous impressionist painters If you are as boring as I am (and you might be, but … Continue reading

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