|Popular: The Croydon Citizen is now the borough's best-read blog|
In a statement, the publication’s founders said, “By reaching out to an even larger section of Croydon’s community, we hope an entirely new cohort of writers can be inspired to join the debate and become new contributors to the publication. In the interests of professionalizing the operation, and formalizing our role as a social enterprise, we have formed a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee.”
A Citizen reader on the website wrote a comment welcoming the news, saying “This is incredible news. An exciting venture and a major boost for Croydon. May the force be with you!”
In response to the news, The Croydon Gazette, Croydon’s second best-read blog also announced it was considering going into print, subject to funding issues in 2014.