Tag Archives: Crocus

Bloomin’ marvellous: volunteers wanted for saffron harvest

Croydon is about to have its first mass harvest of saffron since Roman times, and you could play a part. The spice that’s worth more than its weight in gold is gathered from crocus flowers, and across the borough, in … Continue reading

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Community blooms as the sun shines on Saffron Central

The sun shone on Croydon’s “Central Park” yesterday, as volunteers came together on the Taberner House building site for the #BigPotUp to plant 21,000 crocus corms. Photo-journalist LEE TOWNSEND was there to capture the day exclusively for Inside Croydon Croydon … Continue reading

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Crocus conference key part of LGBT History Month

Crocus, Croydon’s Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community organisation, is staging a conference on February 22 as part of the activities of LGBT History Month which will be attended by the borough police commander and senior figures from Croydon … Continue reading

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Two Labour councillors in Croydon face the chop

What is it about senior Croydon Council figures and their hair? Last week we unveiled Croydon CEO’s Jon Rouse’s Movember moustache. Now, news reaches us of a Children In Need stunt by two Labour councillors, Wayne Lawlor and Simon Hall, … Continue reading

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