Blocked-off roads: A joined-up and respectful conversation between both boroughs is needed says Labour councillor – taking into account residents views in both

A "joined-up and respectful conversation between both boroughs, taking into account the views of residents of both" on the controversial road closures is needed says Cllr Angela Wilkins, a Labour member for Bromley's Crystal Palace ward. Cllr Wilkins, who is also opposition leader on Bromley council, plans to invite Cllr Stuart King, Croydon council's cabinet … Continue reading Blocked-off roads: A joined-up and respectful conversation between both boroughs is needed says Labour councillor – taking into account residents views in both

Crystal Palace mon amour! If mushrooms be the food of love….

Lovely Emma on the Brambletye stall  Crystal Palace food market Saturday 15th August, 10am-3pm It’s Crystal Palace Festival weekend! Click here to see the programme for Saturday 15 August. Click here to see the programme for Sunday 16 August. Crystal Palace Park is officially the winner of the World Cup of South London Parks!  Well done to the people of Palace.  As our friend Francesca … Continue reading Crystal Palace mon amour! If mushrooms be the food of love….

Local democracy will be at heart of new planning process say Government – so which local councillor is totally opposed to it?

Local community agreement will be at the centre of the proposals being put forward in a new white paper, say the Government. The move could sound the death knell for many of the controversial Brick by Brick schemes being approved by Croydon council - and for the whole of Lambeth council's highly controversial Homes for … Continue reading Local democracy will be at heart of new planning process say Government – so which local councillor is totally opposed to it?

Opinion: TWO WHEELS BAD. Police – and councils – need to crack down on pavement pests…especially in the Triangle (Rule 64 You MUST NOT cycle on a pavement)

They break the laws with impunity. They are untouchable. They are...the pavement cyclists. Today News From Crystal Palace calls on the local police to crack down on not only the pavement pests but also those cyclists who seem to think red lights don't apply to them. But councils also need to get involved, introducing new … Continue reading Opinion: TWO WHEELS BAD. Police – and councils – need to crack down on pavement pests…especially in the Triangle (Rule 64 You MUST NOT cycle on a pavement)

A-level results?: DON’T PANIC!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Results are in, but maybe you’re still not sure about your next steps? The first thing to remember is you still have plenty of options. Try not to worry if things didn’t go the way you had planned. There’s plenty of time, so don’t rush any decisions. Remember, there are still loads of choices for … Continue reading A-level results?: DON’T PANIC!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wizard of Oz, Action Man and Barbie coming to Haynes Lane Market

The Wizard of Oz, Action Man, Barbie, MEGO and Sindy will soon be coming to Haynes Lane market - as part of an exhibition of fashion, dolls, furniture, clothes and accessories throughout the ages. Creative artist Frankie Sinclair, who is organising the exhibition, says: "I've got a big collection and I really want to share … Continue reading Wizard of Oz, Action Man and Barbie coming to Haynes Lane Market

Crystal Palace Festival 2020 – streamed to your own home this weekend!

LIVE SHOW PROGRAMME LANDED! 15 and 16 August 2020 We are so excited about bringing you, your family & friends in Crystal Palace and beyond together on the weekend of 15 and 16 August 2020 with great performances, family participation and a joyous community love-in. What a weekend we have for you – we hope you are … Continue reading Crystal Palace Festival 2020 – streamed to your own home this weekend!

News round-up: Online illustrated talk on the Imperial War Museum at the Crystal Palace

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM An online illustrated talk on the Imperial War Museum when it was in the Crystal Palace is being organised by the Crystal Palace museum via Zoom on Tuesday (August 18th) at 7.30pm, price five pounds. Tickets from: http://www.crystalpalacemuseum.org.uk From the museum: 100 years ago in June, the Imperial War Museum opened at … Continue reading News round-up: Online illustrated talk on the Imperial War Museum at the Crystal Palace

Daughter’s appeal to help find her dad’s killer: “He couldn’t sing for toffee but still loved the karaoke and was the biggest Formula 1 fan that you could ever meet. “If you needed help, he would be the first one there. “He was never confrontational and hated arguments…he was a big softie at heart.”

The daughter of Dean Edwards, shot dead in what police now believe was a case of mistaken identity in Betts Park a month ago, has appealed for help in finding his killer. Hollie Edwards says: “Our dad was a friendly, bubbly and loving person. "He was the best dad that we could have ever asked … Continue reading Daughter’s appeal to help find her dad’s killer: “He couldn’t sing for toffee but still loved the karaoke and was the biggest Formula 1 fan that you could ever meet. “If you needed help, he would be the first one there. “He was never confrontational and hated arguments…he was a big softie at heart.”

Croydon: Two weeks left for virus-hit businesses to apply for grants

Croydon businesses hit by Covid-19 have just over a fortnight left to get a council grant of up to £10,000 each – and even more firms now qualify for a share of the £1.4m remaining. Croydon council say that since June they have given almost £1.5 million to hundreds of small and medium-sized businesses to … Continue reading Croydon: Two weeks left for virus-hit businesses to apply for grants