CHURCH PLANS ‘WATCHNIGHT SERVICE’ IN CINEMA BUILDING – CAMPAIGNERS AND COUNCILLOR DEMAND ACTION “KICC cannot have it both ways” – Cllr Tom Papworth

A BROMLEY councillor is calling for action over a planned Watchnight service being staged by a Pentecostal church on New Year's Eve in the former cinema building at 25 Church Road.   In strongly-worded emails to senior Bromley council officers Cllr Tom Papworth says there is a "massive inconsistency" between what Bromley council's planning enforcement … Continue reading CHURCH PLANS ‘WATCHNIGHT SERVICE’ IN CINEMA BUILDING – CAMPAIGNERS AND COUNCILLOR DEMAND ACTION “KICC cannot have it both ways” – Cllr Tom Papworth

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NORWOOD SOCIETY’S LOCAL HISTORY GROUP HAS NEW HOME FOR 2014

NORWOOD SOCIETY'S local history group have a new home for the New Year.   Their monthly meetings are being held in Upper Norwood joint library on Westow Hill with a new start time of 7.30pm.   The January event on Thursday 16th will be a social evening at which the group's 2014 programme will be announced … Continue reading NORWOOD SOCIETY’S LOCAL HISTORY GROUP HAS NEW HOME FOR 2014

CRYSTAL PALACE MUMS ARE FUNDRAISING FOR LIBRARY

MUMS IN CRYSTAL PALACE are holding a fund-raising event for Upper Norwood's junior library this Friday (December 6th).   All profits from the event at Bar Twenty Five in Westow Hill will go towards a variety of items. The mums have a Mum-O-Meter 'wish list' of the items which they hope to purchase depending on … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE MUMS ARE FUNDRAISING FOR LIBRARY

CINEMA BUILDING NOMINATED AS ‘ASSET OF COMMUNITY VALUE’

CAMPAIGNERS FIGHTING for a cinema in Crystal Palace have nominated the former cinema at 25 Church Road as an asset of community value. Bromley council are being asked to list the one-time Rialto under the provisions of the Community Right to Bid set out in the Localism Act. The move - the latest in the … Continue reading CINEMA BUILDING NOMINATED AS ‘ASSET OF COMMUNITY VALUE’

CRYSTAL PALACE’S OWN CURRENCY?

THE POSSIBILITY of Crystal Palace having its own currency - and how it can be achieved - is to be discussed at Crystal Palace Chamber of Commerce's meeting on Wednesday (December 4th) "We are going to be discussing the possibility of Crystal Palace having its own currency – the Palace Crystal – along the lines … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE’S OWN CURRENCY?

OVERGROUND FESTIVAL 2014 – FIRST MEETING

NEXT YEAR'S Crystal Palace Overground festival will take place from June 26th to June 29th.   The first monthly drop in meeting to start organising what is now the area's main annual event will be at the Methodist church hall on Westow Hill (side door to the hall) at 8pm on Thursday December 5th. (Entrance to the hall … Continue reading OVERGROUND FESTIVAL 2014 – FIRST MEETING

A WINTER WONDERLAND party for the very young is being held at the Twenty-Five bar in Westow Hill, Crystal Palace on Friday December 6th.   Aimed at parents with babies and children up to the age of four, there will be a wonderful line-up of entertainment courtesy of Waggle and Hum, Hatchlings, Sing & Sign, … Continue reading

DIARY DATES

  FRIDAY DECEMBER 6th   A WINTER WONDERLAND party for the very young is being held at the Twenty-Five bar in Westow Hill, Crystal Palace on Friday December 6th.   The event is recommended for 0-4 year olds. However, older children are welcome. For more information about the event, prior to booking/or to buy tickets, please … Continue reading DIARY DATES

RIESCO MUSEUM ITEMS GO UNDER THE HAMMER IN HONG KONG

RARE ITEMS from Croydon museum's Riesco ceramics collection are going under the hammer in Hong Kong today (Wednesday) following Croydon council's controversial decision to sell off part of it. Croydon's decision - which they say has been caused by unaffordable security and insurance costs - has led to them resigning in protest from the Museums … Continue reading RIESCO MUSEUM ITEMS GO UNDER THE HAMMER IN HONG KONG

EXTERMINATED?- NO!!! – IT’S A REGENERATION!!! Fun-filled Dr Who day at the library this Saturday

"This will be a fantastic community event for young and old alike, so come out from behind the sofa and join in." Upper Norwood joint library - which faced potential extermination - will be aptly celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dr Who this Saturday (November 23rd) The independent library which serves all five boroughs of Crystal … Continue reading EXTERMINATED?- NO!!! – IT’S A REGENERATION!!! Fun-filled Dr Who day at the library this Saturday