MONDAY: BACK IN BUSINESS!

Reopening! FROM SHOP SE19: Welcoming YOU back to our SE19 Crystal Palace High Streets We're stoked to see the first phase of high street reopening from Monday 12 April, with further restrictions lifting in May and June, all being well. Our local businesses will be so happy to welcome you back. Please do what you … Continue reading MONDAY: BACK IN BUSINESS!

MONDAY: BACK IN THE LIBRARY…

CROYDON: From Monday, 12 April Croydon libraries will make a phased return to services in line with government and public health guidance. The Select and Collect service will restart from 12 April and from 26 April a number of libraries will be offering time-limited visits for browsing and pre-booked computer use. It is hoped the … Continue reading MONDAY: BACK IN THE LIBRARY…

MONDAY: BACK IN THE SWIM…

LAMBETH Following the recent government announcements leisure centres in Lambeth will be reopening from Monday 12 April, which includes Brixton Recreation Centre, Clapham Leisure Centre, Flaxman Sports Centre, Herne Hill Lifestyle Centre, Vauxhall Leisure Centre, Streatham Ice and Leisure Centre and West Norwood Health and Leisure Centre. Initially, gyms, swimming pools and some indoor activities … Continue reading MONDAY: BACK IN THE SWIM…

South Norwood by-election candidates listed

By-elections will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021 to fill casual vacancies for a councillor in the following Croydon wards: New Addington North Ward following the resignation of Councillor Simon Hall.Woodside Ward following the resignation of Councillor Anthony Newman.South Norwood Ward following the resignation of Councillor Jane Avis.Kenley Ward following the resignation of Councillor … Continue reading South Norwood by-election candidates listed

The Festival of the Great North Wood

All about Trees - this afternoon FROM LONDON WILDLIFE TRUST: Join us for a celebration of the Great North Wood, with an activity for everyone, including talks and film screenings, craft workshops, woodland yoga, a virtual walk, nature writing and spoken word workshops and a baking workshop - most, but not all, taking place online. (Until Wednesday 28th April) The … Continue reading The Festival of the Great North Wood

Duke of Edinburgh: Councils pay tribute

Tributes to the Duke of Edinburgh have been paid by all five of the Crystal Palace boroughs: BROMLEY: Following the sad news and the official announcement by Buckingham Palace concerning the Duke of Edinburgh, the council held a one-minute silence at 11a.m Saturday 10 April. The Mayor of Bromley, Cllr Hannah Gray and council leader … Continue reading Duke of Edinburgh: Councils pay tribute

Murder investigation launched after 17-year-old stabbed in Sydenham

A murder investigation has been launched after a 17-year-old was fatally stabbed in Sydenham. Police were called to Hazel Grove, junction with Sydenham Road, at 19:19hrs on Saturday, 10 April after reports of a male lying injured on the ground. Officers attended with medics from the London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance. They … Continue reading Murder investigation launched after 17-year-old stabbed in Sydenham

E-petition calls for Lambeth council to scrap cabinet and move to ‘modern’ committee system – 11,568 signatures needed to stage referendum on issue

An electronic petition calling on Lambeth council to scrap its current 'cabinet' system and replace it with a 'modern' committee system has been launched by campaigners. They say the move will "enable better decision-making, more community involvement and less factionalism" at the town hall. The Localism Act 2011 obliges local authorities to hold a referendum … Continue reading E-petition calls for Lambeth council to scrap cabinet and move to ‘modern’ committee system – 11,568 signatures needed to stage referendum on issue

Mags last day at food market tomorrow

Saturday 10th April 10-3pmWe are very sad to say goodbye to Mags Proud (pictured above), who is finally leaving market life.  Mags has been part of the market since its inception 8 years ago, initially helping with set up and set down with her son Alex, and then moving on to work with Andrea on … Continue reading Mags last day at food market tomorrow

Sydenham Arts: “Reflecting on a year like no other…”

From Sydenham Arts: Our Managing Director reflects on the past year, and what's to come... As we tentatively look to the future with optimism and enthusiasm, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on a year none of us could have predicted, and would never have chosen.Its hard to believe that just … Continue reading Sydenham Arts: “Reflecting on a year like no other…”