INAUGURAL ARTISTS’ OPEN HOUSE TO LAUNCH IN CRYSTAL PALACE AND CELEBRATE THE LOCAL CREATIVE COMMUNITY

The inaugural Crystal Palace Artists’ Open House will launch next month, giving visitors access to more than 80 artists in their studios and local spaces for the first time. Image: Andy Bate Covering the full spectrum of media - from painting, watercolour, sculpture, design, crafts, and photography – the event will celebrate the local creative … Continue reading INAUGURAL ARTISTS’ OPEN HOUSE TO LAUNCH IN CRYSTAL PALACE AND CELEBRATE THE LOCAL CREATIVE COMMUNITY

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FOOD MARKET: IT MAY BE WINDY OUTSIDE (but Palace Acapella will sing)

It's mighty windy, but we'll be open. Come down to support our hardy traders. Palace Acapella are coming to sing for us between midday and 1pm Bread Bread have moved to a new spot. They're no longer outside The Store Cupboard - find them on the lower site, opposite Brockman's Farm & Brambletye. It's Terra Ferment's … Continue reading FOOD MARKET: IT MAY BE WINDY OUTSIDE (but Palace Acapella will sing)

CROWNING CRYSTAL PALACE’S BEST AMATEUR BAKER! – followed by a Bake Off sell off!

It's Crystal Palace’s very own competition to find the best amateur bakers in our community and the Crystal Palace Festival team are not only fundraising for the Festival - they are having their cake and eating it! We will be crowning our best amateur baker tomorrow 16 March 2019 at Reunion, 38 Westow Street and then holding the … Continue reading CROWNING CRYSTAL PALACE’S BEST AMATEUR BAKER! – followed by a Bake Off sell off!

TACKLING DOMESTIC ABUSE: “GOVERNMENT SHOULD TAKE MORE RADICAL APPROACH” SAYS COUNCIL LEADER

Lambeth council leader Cllr Jack Hopkins has written to the government responding to the newly proposed Domestic Abuse Bill. The new legislation will: introduce the first ever statutory government definition of domestic abuse to specifically include economic abuse and controlling and manipulative non-physical abuse - this will enable everyone, including victims themselves, to understand what … Continue reading TACKLING DOMESTIC ABUSE: “GOVERNMENT SHOULD TAKE MORE RADICAL APPROACH” SAYS COUNCIL LEADER

HELEN HAYES QUIZZES MINISTERS ON KNIFE CRIME AND FRONTLINE POLICING

Helen Hayes, MP for Dulwich and West Norwood, has quizzed ministers on knife crime and front line policing in the House of Commons: Helen Hayes (Lab) To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans his Department has to (a) increase frontline police numbers and (b) ensure police have sufficient resources to … Continue reading HELEN HAYES QUIZZES MINISTERS ON KNIFE CRIME AND FRONTLINE POLICING

LAUREL AND HARDY – AND A STAR IS BORN (1937) – AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

Laurel & Hardy Society, March 16th Oh Boy, it's Jack Good! March 16th A Star is Born (1937), March 17th Without You, I'm Nothing (1990), March 17th The Live Ghost Tent - Laurel & Hardy Society Meeting, Sat March 16th @ 3pm The Live Ghost Tent – quarterly meeting of The Laurel and Hardy Society. The … Continue reading LAUREL AND HARDY – AND A STAR IS BORN (1937) – AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

FIZZ FREE FEBRUARY REACHED BIGGEST AUDIENCE YET SAY SOUTHWARK – AND THAT INCLUDES STATEN ISLAND, U.S.A.

In just its second year, Fizz Free February has reached more people than ever before, encouraging more people to ditch the fizz and think of their health, teeth and bank accounts, say Southwark council. There has been great appetite for the campaign across the country, with many businesses, organisations and individuals pledging to go fizz … Continue reading FIZZ FREE FEBRUARY REACHED BIGGEST AUDIENCE YET SAY SOUTHWARK – AND THAT INCLUDES STATEN ISLAND, U.S.A.

CROYDON SCOOP TWO LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHRONICLE AWARDS – finalists in four other categories 

Accepting the Campaign of the Year Award are (L-R): Cllr Tony Newman, Anna Quigley, Cllr Alisa Flemming, Emily Collinsbeare, Cllr Alison Butler. Anna and Emily are both from Croydon council. Croydon council have scooped two awards at a ceremony celebrating the UK’s best initiatives in local government. At the Local Government Chronicle Awards in central … Continue reading CROYDON SCOOP TWO LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHRONICLE AWARDS – finalists in four other categories 

BROMLEY: RESIDENTS ASKED NOT TO REPORT DAY-BURNING STREET LIGHTS

Residents in Bromley borough are being asked not to report day burning street lights as the council say they are already aware of the issue. It follows the software provider of the Central Management System (CMS) which controls many of the council’s LED street lights on and off, going into administration. "As a result, some … Continue reading BROMLEY: RESIDENTS ASKED NOT TO REPORT DAY-BURNING STREET LIGHTS

SEXUAL HEALTH: NEW FIVE-YEAR STRATEGY TO TACKLE HIGH RATES OF HIV AND STI’s IN LAMBETH, SOUTHWARK AND LEWISHAM

A new five-year strategy to tackle HIV and STI's has been launched by Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham public health departments. Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham’s rates of HIV and STIs are the highest in England, and there are persistent inequalities in sexual and reproductive health, with young people, men who have sex with men (MSM) and … Continue reading SEXUAL HEALTH: NEW FIVE-YEAR STRATEGY TO TACKLE HIGH RATES OF HIV AND STI’s IN LAMBETH, SOUTHWARK AND LEWISHAM