Month

September 2017

Get expert business advice at We Mean Business pop-up expo

Get top flight corporate intel and one-to-one expert advice at the We Mean Business Pop Up Expo in Croydon next Tuesday, 3rd October. South London’s biggest free, one-day Expo will host exhibitors and delegates at The Business Xchange Hub by East Croydon Station for a packed programme of seminars, business advice clinics and networking. The...
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Children move in to classy £11m school building

Harris Primary Academy Purley Way has a state-of-the-art learning environment after the school started in its new permanent home this term. Children in reception have now reached the end of their induction to school, while those in year 1 have also been delighted to familiarise themselves with their new, high-quality school building. Croydon Council handed...
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Warhol Croydon puts town on the international map for culture

A tribute month for the world-renowned artist Andy Warhol has been an outstanding success, attracting visitors to Croydon from all over the world. Hundreds of tourists, residents, artists and school children have taken part in more than 60 walking tours which follow a dozen giant street artworks around the town centre. The homages to Warhol,...
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Investor Tour to showcase the changing face of Croydon

Croydon is a very different place to what it was just a few years ago – full of vibrancy and optimism as one of the UK’s most ambitious regeneration programmes takes place. To showcase this, the Develop Croydon Investor Tour takes place this Wednesday, September 27, showcasing the buildings that are changing the skyline while...
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Croydon Minster announces new programme of lunchtime recitals

Croydon Minster has announced an autumn series of Lunchtime Recitals which will take place on every Friday in October and November. Helping to fill a gap while Fairfield Halls is closed for renovation, the Minster is providing an opportunity for talented students and professional musicians to perform in a beautiful venue. Young piano prodigy Seung...
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Innovative ideas to boost night-time economy are shortlisted

Five exciting and diverse proposals that each aim to bring a unique offering to Croydon’s nightlife have been shortlisted in the council’s Good Evening Croydon project. Earlier this year, local organisations were asked to submit their creative concepts to refresh the night-time economy, as part of the ongoing regeneration in the borough and the Croydon...
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Croydon Business Excellence Awards tickets are sold out

Tickets for Croydon’s business event of the year have sold out with two weeks to go. More than 450 tickets have been snapped up for the Gala Dinner & Charity Ball of Croydon Business Excellence Awards in association with London Gatwick Airport on Thursday, October 5. The sparkling black-tie evening at the exclusive Grand Sapphire...
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Guildhouse Rosepride’s plans for One Lansdowne are approved

Croydon Council planners have unanimously approved plans revised plans to create a landmark development at One Lansdowne Road in the heart of the south London town. Featuring towers of 68 and 41 storeys – linked by an 11-storey block – the Guildhouse Rosepride development will be the second tallest building in Britain – behind The...
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Pop-Up Business School returns

Registration is open for a free council-backed workshop that helped more than 70 budding Croydon entrepreneurs turn their ideas into businesses last year. The Pop-Up Business School returns to The Whitgift Centre from September 25 to October 6. Open to everyone including the long-term unemployed, the course is designed for those who have a business...
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