Croydon talking newspaper
The Croydon Talking Newspaper is a weekly audio version of the Croydon Advertiser edited and read by Roger Bing. It is also accompanied by a local audio magazine read by a rota of presenters. The link will take you to a player that will allow you to listen to both parts.
MARK BRIGHT JOINS CAMPAIGN TO CUT NUMBERS OF CROYDON PEOPLE GOING BLIND
Mark Bright, the professional footballer and Crystal Palace star – now a TV football pundit – has joined the campaign to warn Croydon residents, especially those of African, Caribbean heritage, of the dangers of the eye disease glaucoma which; undetected and untreated can make people blind.
Mark’s face fronts thousands of leaflets that will be distributed in the borough, warning people that with glaucoma there are no symptoms so an eye test is vital. (more…)
Croydon Vision News March 2017
We win the
by Jeff Page, chief executive
The Heart of Croydon awards ceremony took place on February 21 at Chiquitos in Valley Park Leisure, Croydon. The event, and the whole competition was organised by the Croydon Advertiser, and the awards were sponsored by Aberdeen Asset Management.
There was a half-dozen strong contingent from Croydon Vision, staff and trustees, on the night.
And we were delighted to receive a cheque for £1,000 from Phil Huby, the head of retail at Aberdeen Asset Management.
The money will go towards the cost of our computer training lessons and equipment.
Up to the end of March Jeff is acting as CEO for our neighbouring charity of Merton Vision and sharing his time between Croydon and Merton.
A huge gap has been left at Merton by the retirement of Fran Hibbert who left as Merton’s CEO in December. The secondment arrangement has been overseen by the national charity Thomas Pocklington Trust and will be a beneficial one for Croydon Vision.