CRYSTAL PALACE GETS NEW FOOD MARKET

CRYSTAL PALACE is to get a new weekly food market from Saturday May 11th. Karen Jones and Laura Marchant-Short - who are organising the market along with Rachel de Thample - told the latest meeting of Crystal Palace and Norwood Chamber of Commerce that the market - a Crystal Palace Transition Town project - will … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE GETS NEW FOOD MARKET

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COUNCIL GETS TOUGH ON ILLEGAL ENCAMPMENTS

A CRACKDOWN on illegal encampments to stop sites being repeatedly used and to target those responsible is being taken to the courts by Croydon council. "Last year our officers had to deal with 83 unauthorised encampments, which in some cases required bailiffs being brought in to assist, at a cost to the taxpayer of more … Continue reading COUNCIL GETS TOUGH ON ILLEGAL ENCAMPMENTS

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – AND BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD…….

WEDNESDAY MAY 1stCRYSTAL PALACE AND NORWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCEPUBLIC MEETING: Monthly meeting. Phoenix Community Centre, 66 Westow Street, London SE19 3AF 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Admission free, all welcome.BREAKFAST CLINIC: TUESDAY MAY 7th BREAKFAST CLINIC HAS BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL JUNE.BUSINESS BAGEL: Next Bagel is MAY 15th at 7.30am at Casa Cuba, CHurch Rd SE19. For more … Continue reading CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – AND BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD…….

CPCA GO TO APPEAL COURT OVER PARK MASTERPLAN

Monday April 26th: CPCA have lost their High Court hearing. Reasons for the three appeal judges unanimous decision will be given at a later date.   AN APPEAL COURT hearing involving the legal challenge to the Masterplan for Crystal Palace park is due to start this week. At an oral hearing in the Royal Courts … Continue reading CPCA GO TO APPEAL COURT OVER PARK MASTERPLAN

LIBRARY TO OPEN THREE DAYS A WEEK – Five staff lose their jobs

UPPER NORWOOD JOINT LIBRARY will only open for three days a week from Monday April 29th - and closing for lunch on two of them. Five staff will be losing their jobs - a reduction from the current complement of 10 - four other vacant positions having remained unfilled. The 40 per cent-plus cut in … Continue reading LIBRARY TO OPEN THREE DAYS A WEEK – Five staff lose their jobs

LIBRARY OPEN FOR JUST THREE DAYS A WEEK – Five staff losing their jobs

UPPER NORWOOD JOINT LIBRARY will only open for three days a week from Monday April 29th - and closing for lunch on two of them. Five staff will be losing their jobs - a reduction from the current complement of 10 - four other vacant positions having remained unfilled. The 40 per cent-plus cut in … Continue reading LIBRARY OPEN FOR JUST THREE DAYS A WEEK – Five staff losing their jobs

SUBWAY COULD BE ‘OPEN HOUSE’ IN SEPTEMBER

THE HISTORIC subway underneath Crystal Palace Parade could see public access for the first time in more than 20 years as part of September's capital-wide 'Open House London' event. Ray Sacks, a member of the Crystal Palace park community stakeholder group, says if the subway does open it will coincide with a photographic exhibition there. … Continue reading SUBWAY COULD BE ‘OPEN HOUSE’ IN SEPTEMBER

CYPRESS EXTENSION PLANS SCRAPPED

PLANS to extend Cypress primary school have been scrapped. Cllr Kathy Bee, who chairs the governing body at Cypress, told NFCP: "The governing body at Cypress primary school felt that the shortage in primary school places locally meant that we should see if we could help local families by considering whether it would be possible … Continue reading CYPRESS EXTENSION PLANS SCRAPPED

RAFT OF NEW PLANS FOR PARK

A RAFT OF NEW PLANS for Crystal Palace park have been highlighted at the first annual meeting of the park's community stakeholder group. The meeting came in the wake of announcements that surveys were being made of both the park's sphinxes and the historic subway underneath Crystal Palace parade with a view to repair work … Continue reading RAFT OF NEW PLANS FOR PARK