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Thank you Croydon! Website breaks records with 3m views

By STEVEN DOWNES Editor, Inside Croydon Thank you, Croydon. At some point over the weekend, this website eased past the total number of page views we received in 2020, as we set another record in our daily coverage of all … Continue reading

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Leisure centre is an asset of community value. Treat it like one

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The time has long passed for polite petitions seeking to save the council-owned Purley Pool. It’s time for the community to take the initiative. By STEVEN DOWNES, Editor of Inside Croydon While Save Purley Pool petitions and banners … Continue reading

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Tea time among the tees: 10% off at Farleigh for our readers

Set among 350 acres of beautiful countryside, Farleigh Golf Club also boasts one of Croydon’s top restaurants. And now, in partnership with Farleigh, Inside Croydon is delighted to offer our loyal readers a special 10 per cent off the cost … Continue reading

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Reader offer: Signed* copy of Bolt book for annual subscribers

Here’s the latest special offer for our loyal supporters – a free, signed copy of a book written by the editor of Inside Croydon! For a limited period, while (very limited) stocks last, any reader who takes makes an annual … Continue reading

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Season’s greeting to all our readers – here’s to 2021!

Well,  the Christmas tree has gone up at Inside Croydon Towers (we hope you like it), the mulled wine’s been put on a low gas and the stockings have been placed over the mantelpiece (more in hope than expectation – … Continue reading

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Special offer: Win a signed copy of new book Britain 1940

Inside Croydon, in conjunction with publishers Pen and Sword Books and award-winning author Anton Rippon, are delighted to be able to offer two copies of his latest book in an exclusive competition for this website’s subscribers. And all readers can … Continue reading

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READER OFFER: Join our post-covid guided ramble, Sep 19

UPDATED Sep 10: With great regret, following the government’s latest change to its covid-19 guidelines, we have taken the decision to postpone this event. Anyone who booked a place will be contacted directly. We apologise for any inconvenience – we … Continue reading

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Bounce back from lockdown with free ad for businesses

Inside Croydon is delighted to announce a special offer for locally based businesses, as many of them ready themselves to re-open and work hard to bounce back after the coronavirus lockdown. Inside Croydon is the only news provider based in … Continue reading

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Celebrate 20 years of the Croydon Trams with our competition

This month marks the 20th anniversary of the first fare-paying passenger services to run on the Croydon Tram network, and to help our loyal readers celebrate, we have a copy of the recently published Croydon Tramlink, A Definitive History, by … Continue reading

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#saveindependentnews: How government health ads are unfair

By Steven Downes, Editor, Inside Croydon Today, the government launched a public health campaign that will not reach you. It won’t reach you because the government has not included independently-owned community news publishers like Inside Croydon in its campaign. The … Continue reading

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Best wishes for the festive season to our loyal reader

That’s it from us for a couple of days. It’s not that we don’t have loads more material to inflict upon our loyal reader. We just realise that you’ll not be bothering to log-on over the turkey and the mince … Continue reading

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Please be aware: take extra care over malware emails

IMPORTANT: PLEASE DO NOT OPEN ANY EMAILS FROM OUR EMAIL ADDRESS WITH THE SINGLE WORD ‘DOCUMENT’ IN THE SUBJECT FIELD Yesterday afternoon, we were made aware at Inside Croydon Towers that emails containing potential malware were being received by some … Continue reading

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Help us to keep reporting news they don’t want you to see

Do you read Inside Croydon regularly? Have you been enlighted, informed and entertained by our coverage of our unaccountable council execs on six-figure salaries, our borderline incompetent councillors and the political machinations within local parties, with our MPs and wannabe … Continue reading

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READER OFFER: Win a Croydon true history book in our quiz

Inside Croydon is delighted to have FOUR copies of The Shadow Of The Teapot to give away as prizes in an easy to enter competition – open exclusively for signed up Patrons of this website. The Shadow Of The Teapot, … Continue reading

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READER OFFER: Step out on our next guided ramble, May 18

Places are now open for Inside Croydon’s latest guided walk, in and around our bit of south London, and to be held on Saturday, May 18. Ken Towl, our non-resident rambler, will again be leading the way as we explore … Continue reading

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Is Scott set to dig for planning victory over Purley ‘skyscraper’?

EXCLUSIVE: Our housing correspondent BARRATT HOLMES on a possible breakthrough to solve a development crisis across the capital A document leaked from the council’s planning department suggests that a solution may have been found to one of the longest running … Continue reading

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READER OFFER: Join us for Ken Towl’s Magical Mystery Tour

Inside Croydon’s non-resident rambler is off on his travels again soon. And this time, he’s giving iC’s loyal readers the chance to tag along for the trip. Saturday, April 6, will be Inside Croydon’s first public guided walk, with Ken … Continue reading

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Sign up today as an iC patron and save £5 on concert tickets

Inside Croydon is delighted to team up with the Croydon Bach Choir to announce another great, money-saving offer – exclusive for supporters of this award-winning news site. Registered Inside Croydon supporters can get £5 off each ticket booked for the … Continue reading

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Inside Croydon editor nominated for charity’s prestigious award

Steven Downes, the editor of Inside Croydon, has been nominated for a prestigious award for this website’s campaigning journalism over the provision, or lack of it, for young Croydon residents with autism and special educational needs. Anna Kennedy Online, the … Continue reading

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Inside Croydon’s patrons qualify for 20% off concert tickets

You can save yourself £4.60 off the cost of your ticket for next week’s London Mozart Players’ gala anniversary celebration concert – and at the same time support independent, investigative journalism in Croydon. Fully paid-up patrons of Inside Croydon can … Continue reading

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Here’s a dozen good reasons why you should join our team

You, too, can help to produce the sort of journalism which is generating news stories which are being picked up by the BBC, Private Eye magazine and The Times. Just in the past couple of weeks, Inside Croydon has brought … Continue reading

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Wishing you all a happy and peaceful New Year

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Best wishes of the season to Inside Croydon’s loyal reader

That’s it from us for a few days. It’s not that we don’t have loads more material to inflict upon our loyal reader. We just realise that you’ll not be bothering to log-on over the Yule log. We’d like to … Continue reading

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Fe! Fi! Fo! Fun! Win a family ticket to the Croydon Panto

Fe! Fi! Fo! Fum! We smell the scent of another outstanding offer exclusive to Inside Croydon subscribers This year’s Croydon Panto is Jack And The Beanstalk, starring Jonny “Britain’s Got Talent” Awsum and Paisley Billings, plus a cast of West … Continue reading

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After seven years, we’ve decided to invite subscribers

By STEVEN DOWNES, Editor and founder of Inside Croydon InsideCroydon.com has been reporting on news and events in and around Croydon since 2010. When we started, there were two local newspapers based in the borough, and a dedicated reporter working … Continue reading

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