The progress of the Olympic torch nationwide has been reported daily, producing some inspiring, heartwarming and occasionally heartbreaking images along the way. London 2012 is just around the corner... which means we must be getting the flame soon!
After a long, hard day, I have just sat down to watch Bradley Walsh and 'Frosty Knickers' take on the contestants on The Chase – what did I find? Football! Only six days in and it's wall to wall football!
More school holidays?! What can we do apart from pray the rain stops and the Jubilee celebrations will take care of at least some of the entertainment? Fortunately Croydon can provide plenty of alternatives to keep the youngsters occupied this half term
You don't have to be David Walliams to swim for Sport Relief and add your contribution to the funds helping the people in greatest need both here and worldwide. Many Croydon residents will be joining the world's biggest fundraising swim this weekend.
Does getting fit conjure up visions of feeling the burn in the gym or pounding the pavements at 6am? Well fear not as a long term, sustainable exercise regime is by far the best way to good health, and Croydon Health Walks provide just that.
Next weekend sees the staging of the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile in hundreds of towns the length and breadth of the country. Croydon has no less than three such Miles in the local area so get those trainers on and do your bit for charity!
With our troops in conflict zones for an ever-increasing period of time, few of us will be left untouched by the devastation, either directly or through news reports. Support Help for Heroes and raise vital funds at the 10k Charity Fun Run