This Is Croydon
Directed by Shane Duncan, is the final instalment of the 3 part docuseries. The 'This is' Series covers the impact of gentrification within particular areas of London. after seeing what has happened in Brixton and Peckham, what will be the outcome in Croydon?
New scheme is launched to combat knife crime
November 29, 2022
Eastlondonlines spoke to Renee Lord-Lindsay, the managing director of CCL. She told ELL about the upcoming initiative following the unveiling of a memorial plaque which has been placed on London Road in the spot where Jermaine Cools was stabbed in November 2021
The BAME community leaders keeping Croydon together during lockdown
July 29, 2020
During lockdown, it’s become more important than ever for community leaders to come to the fore and look after those that need it and the areas they live in.
In this article, Vinny Munbodh focuses on four standout BAME community leaders in Croydon; two male and two female.
Safe Zone Initiative Aims to Help Victims Fleeing Crime
November 6, 2019
Shops and businesses in Thornton Heath are being asked to join a campaign to create Safe Zones where people can seek help and receive first aid if necessary.
The initiative is the brainchild of Community Croydon Leaders and @Unit-t, who have been recruiting local businesses to sign up to join the scheme.
All those joining will be given free first aid training, lifesaver skills and youth engagement works.
A research initiative
We want to work with families impacted by violent crime to prevent further loss of life
On Friday November 18th we will launch the project with the unveiling of Jermaine Cools memorial plaque.
This initiative will be co-designed with families, we want this to be a collaborative effort by individuals, professionals, community groups, charities and the wider community so that we can create a tangible solution to supporting families that are impacted by this.