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Facebook offers fans tools to deal with ‘battleground of hate’

Facebook recently launched Take A Stand – an action-led initiative to empower fans to call out discrimination wherever they see it. Together with Kick It Out, football’s leading anti-discrimination charity, they spoke to fans from clubs across the English leagues … Continue reading

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JAGS Foundation community event: Sep 14

The JAGS Foundation and The Challenge are joining forces to bring a great community event to the people of Croydon this Saturday September 14, while raising much-needed funds to support the work of a locally based youth organisation. JAGS Foundation … Continue reading

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Have a cup of coffee and help fight cancer: Sep 27

Croydon is playing its part in The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on September 27, fund-raising for the Macmillan cancer charity. Croydon Coffee Morning offers you a morning of coffee, cake and live acoustic music. Open to everyone of all ages … Continue reading

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Help to put Park Hill Juniors centre stage at Youth Games

The children at Park Hill Junior School need your help. Park Hill’s dancers, with a polished Bollywood-style routine, have been short-listed from schools across London to take part in the opening ceremony for this year’s London Youth Games, being staged … Continue reading

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Spellings joins the Code Club to help next digital generation

Code Club, the scheme to bring practical knowledge about digital technology into primary school classrooms, has another local volunteer in Neil Spellings, a past contributor to this website. Spellings has worked for more than 18 years in the IT industry, … Continue reading

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Croydon to get exhibit of Afghan women’s new dawn

DAWN – Documenting Afghan Women’s Narratives – is staging an exhibition at the Fairfield Halls from next Monday, April 8, until April 14. Additional to the exhibit will be an event where women involved in the project will discuss their … Continue reading

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Lidl drops planning application for Hamsey Green site

Lidl, the German supermarket chain, has dropped its planning application for what amounted to a vast steel shed to be built on a gateway site into Croydon from Surrey on the Limpsfield Road, to the south of Sanderstead. The Lidl … Continue reading

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Tory council candidate lashes out at “fecking” government

Jayne Laville, who in 2010 ran for election to the council for the Conservatives alongside Gavin Barwell’s successful parliamentary campaign in Croydon Central, has turned to social media to vent her frustrations with the way politics, to her mind, isn’t … Continue reading

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Looters’ “stash” discovered at end of South Croydon garden

8/8 One Year On: ANDREW DICKINSON, from South Croydon, recalls the shock and anger that he felt a year ago, and how some of the goods stolen during the looting were discovered close to home On the night of August … Continue reading

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Sshh! Barwell staging same-sex marriage meeting at Town Hall

Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell is staging a meeting about government policy on same-sex marriage tonight, Wednesday, May 30, at the Town Hall from 6.30pm. You may not have noticed. The event was initially publicised on Facebook a week ago.

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