Monthly Archive: October 2016

Live music in Surrey Street this Sunday

Every Sunday Surrey Street hosts live entertainment and DJs alongside the food and craft stalls. This weekend (6 November) is no different, and the line-up is a fantastic one, with musicians who have appeared...

Big Croydon welcome for Boxpark

A two-day sell out music festival this weekend heralds the launch of Croydon’s new Boxpark pop-up food and drink mall, which opens its doors on Monday. As well as the launch festival, which features...

Council-backed Play Street named best in London

A scheme that sees Croydon Council close a residential road so that families can play safely outdoors has been voted the best in London. In September 2015, more than 50 children and their parents...

Croydon employers encouraged to go London Living Wage

Croydon businesses will be encouraged to join the council as an accredited London Living Wage employer at a special event next week. The event at No 1 Croydon, will be held on 31 October...

Happy cafe comes to Croydon

Customers of Croydon’s Clocktower Café will soon find new ways to relax and feel the stress of modern life drift away. Mini massages, modelling clay and colouring books are amongst the activities that will...

Healthy walking project up for Team London award

The GLA has shortlisted a healthy walking project run by Croydon Council’s sport and physical activity team for a Team London award. The project was nominated in the sports and healthy living category, which...

Croydon Works for Boxpark jobseekers

A Croydon Council recruitment drive has led to over 50 local people landing jobs at the major new Boxpark food and drink venue opening on Monday. Thousands of people are expected to attend this...

Funfairs and fireworks in Croydon parks

Fireworks and funfairs come to Croydon’s parks over the next two weekends. This Saturday (29 October) there will be a giant Halloween fireworks display in Addington Park on Kent Gate Way, Addington. Doors open...

Croydon Saffron Central set for second harvest

The town centre promises to be a colourful place in November as thousands of the flowers that gave the town its name burst into full bloom at Croydon Saffron Central. On the site of...