'Tree Oscar' winners Friends of Stambourne Woods have thanked everyone who helped them achieve the award. In their latest post they say: "We're hanging up our gloves, spades and loppers for the summer, but before we go, we want to say a big 'Thank you!' to everyone who's been along to our events and helped … Continue reading ‘TREE OSCAR’ WINNERS THANK EVERYONE FOR THEIR HELP
Saturday 20th July Organic veg, fruit, fish, eggs, raw milk, butter, vegan, smokery, natural wine, bread, gluten free, pastries, olives, vegan cheese, store cupboard refills (herbs, tea, flours, rice, nuts, oils), eco cleaning refills, eco house supplies, beauty, salads, wraps, lunch, cbd oil, coffee. Our fledgling Wednesday mini market is open every week, 2-7pm. Click … Continue reading FINGER LICKING OLIVES – FINGER LICKING GOOD AT THE FOOD MARKET!
This is the image of a News From Crystal Palace headline partly repeated on - of all places - Lambeth Labour party's Twitter feed. There's no acknowledgment of where the headline comes from. Perhaps reading News From Crystal Palace means instant expulsion from the party. Or they don't want people reading all the stories we've … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH HEADLINE NEWS ‘Extra extra read all about it’….Well, not actually all. It’s OUR story – ‘rewritten’ by Lambeth Labour party…….
The Information Commissioner's Office, the Government watchdog which deals with Freedom of Information issues, have put Lambeth council's FOI team on the naughty step. In a firmly-worded letter the ICO have told the FOI team - following their refusals to answer eight questions put to them by News From Crystal Palace which were then upheld … Continue reading GOVERNMENT WATCHDOG PUTS LAMBETH’S FREEDOM OF INFORMATION TEAM ON THE NAUGHTY STEP
News From Crystal Palace have acceded to a request from the Information Commissioner's Office - the Government watchdog on Freedom of Information requests - to withdraw our appeals relating to eight FOI questions made to Lambeth council. BUT WE'RE NOT BACKING DOWN - FAR FROM IT. News From Crystal Palace will be asking most of … Continue reading NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE WITHDRAWS EIGHT FREEDOM OF INFORMATION APPEALS FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT WATCHDOG’S REQUEST – BUT WE’RE NOT BACKING DOWN
10 July 2019 Dear Sir/Madam Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) Complainant: Mr Jerry Green I am writing to advise that that I have been asked to look at eight complaints submitted by Mr Jerry Green about the way the Council handled various information requests he made. I have gone through the correspondence relating to … Continue reading INFORMATION COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE LETTER TO LAMBETH’S FREEDOM OF INFORMATION TEAM
Cressingham Gardens residents are jubilant at the Government's decision to give them a ballot - and the chance to take over their estate rather than see it demolished by Lambeth Labour. Certain elements within Lambeth council clearly aren't. Their response to a Government letter and a 38-page consultants report was simply this: “This announcement was … Continue reading OPINION: LAMBETH COUNCIL’S REACTION TO A BALLOT FOR THE PEOPLE OF CRESSINGHAM GARDENS
Opposition councillors on Lambeth are backing people living on the Cressingham Gardens estate at Tulse Hill after the Government gave the go-ahead for a residents takeover ballot. Clklr Tim Briggs, the only blue on the council, told News From Crystal Palace: "Ever since 2014 I have been trying to get Labour councillors to understand that … Continue reading OPPOSITION COUNCILLORS BACK CRESSINGHAM RESIDENTS: “”We need to devolve power to communities” – Tim Briggs / “High time council stopped standing in residents way” – Jon Bartley
FROM THE ARCHIVES: “DEMOLISHING ESTATE WOULD COST £100 MILLION – AND MORE” – Shock report highlights major discrepancies in Lambeth’s case for Cressingham Gardens (Published March 17th 2016) “There is an apparent subtext which suggests that the enterprise is motivated by financial liquidity rather than the stated, albeit regularly morphing, aims.” (or: What Cressingham Gardens … Continue reading FROM THE ARCHIVES: “DEMOLISHING ESTATE WOULD COST £100 MILLION – AND MORE” – Shock report highlights major discrepancies in Lambeth’s case for Cressingham Gardens
A 'number of cannabis plants' were found in a residential property on Westow Hill on Saturday evening, say Scotland Yard's press bureau. A Yard spokesperson said: "Police were called at approximately 21:45hrs on Saturday, 13 July after a number of cannabis plants were found within a residential property in Westow Hill, SE19. "No arrests. "Enquiries … Continue reading CANNABIS FIND ON WESTOW HILL