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Digital radio station decides to pull the plug one last time

Croydon Radio is to close this Friday. Having been shunted out of its original town centre home, Matthew’s Yard, when its rents were hiked by 150 per cent last year, the digital radio station run by volunteers has spent the … Continue reading

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Digital radio station in crisis as it declares itself homeless again

Croydon Radio’s “live programming” is set to go off-air for the second time in six months. The community-run digital station was forced out of its original studios off Surrey Street by a 150 per cent hike in rents by landlords … Continue reading

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Off-air radio station still without new studio or broadcast date

Croydon Radio say that they “have made the decision to seek new premises with room for development, rather than continue to invest in our current modest space”, as they prepare to leave Matthew’s Yard, off Surrey Street, the home for … Continue reading

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150% rent hike forces Croydon Radio to stop programming

Croydon Radio has gone off-air, the community-run digital station having decided to leave its studio in Matthew’s Yard, off Surrey Street, after a demand for a 150 per cent rent increase. There has been no new or live programming from … Continue reading

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Radio station accused of deceit over inclusion of NF guest

Figures from a range of political parties are accusing Croydon Radio of deceiving them over the inclusion of local fascist Tony Martin in an “election special” aired last night. Andrew Pelling, the former Croydon MP who presented a midweek show … Continue reading

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Croham NF candidate dropped from election broadcast

Croydon Radio was forced into an embarrassing U-turn yesterday, as it withdrew its invitation to Tony Martin, Croydon’s representative of the fascist far-right, to appear on its endurance test of a four-hour “election special” planned for Sunday. Tony Martin – … Continue reading

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Radio station’s first birthday arrives with some growing pains

Happy birthday, Croydon Radio. The borough’s digital radio station is back on air with live programmes just in time to celebrate its first anniversary. Tim Longhurst and Tracey Rabbetts are the co-founders of the Croydon internet-based station, which uses more … Continue reading

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