CINEMA CAMPAIGNERS FACING NEW FIGHT?

THE PENTECOSTAL church which took over the former cinema building at 25 Church Road, Crystal Palace have told Bromley council they are going to apply for a mixed D1 / D2 use of the premises, say the Picture Palace Campaign.   The Campaign, set up in 2009 to bring a cinema back to Crystal Palace … Continue reading CINEMA CAMPAIGNERS FACING NEW FIGHT?

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TRIANGLE BAR’S DECKING NEEDS PLANNING PERMISSION SAYS CROYDON

THE OWNERS of a bar on the Crystal Palace Triangle could be set for a planning battle after putting down decking on the area adjoining it.   Owen Kennedy and Debbie Ballard took over the running of the SE19 bar in the former post office on Westow Street about a year ago.   The landlord (Ivan Bateman … Continue reading TRIANGLE BAR’S DECKING NEEDS PLANNING PERMISSION SAYS CROYDON

HERE WE GO AGAIN! – NOW THE CHINESE WANT TO REBUILD THE CRYSTAL PALACE

A BILLIONAIRE Chinese developer wants to rebuild the Crystal Palace.   News of the plans - revealed in Property Week - have sparked an immediate response from Bromley council which merely claims "there has been a very early conversation with a developer who may be interested in developing the so-called top site."     The … Continue reading HERE WE GO AGAIN! – NOW THE CHINESE WANT TO REBUILD THE CRYSTAL PALACE

POLICE CALLED TO WESTOW PARK PUNCH-UP

POLICE WERE called to a punch-up in Westow Park yesterday afternoon after drunks began fighting amongst themselves.   An eyewitness told News From Crystal Palace: "At the height of it there were three police cars and two meat wagons. "They carted off at least three people and probably more - they were all out of … Continue reading POLICE CALLED TO WESTOW PARK PUNCH-UP

KELLY BROOK FILMING IN CRYSTAL PALACE plus library car park clean-up, Foodbank’s thanks

INTERIOR DESIGNERS Do South have had a new 'assistant' working for them - actress Kelly Brook.   The star of Piranha 3D and Keith Lemon: The Movie has been shooting scenes for her new film 'Taking Stock' in the shop on the corner of Central Hill and Westow Street- with the Gipsy Hill Tavern also being … Continue reading KELLY BROOK FILMING IN CRYSTAL PALACE plus library car park clean-up, Foodbank’s thanks

KELLY BROOK FILMING IN CRYSTAL PALACE

INTERIOR DESIGNERS Do South have had a new 'assistant' working for them - actress Kelly Brook.   The star of Piranha 3D and Keith Lemon: The Movie has been shooting scenes for her new film 'Taking Stock' in the shop on the corner of Central Hill and Westow Street- with the Gipsy Hill Tavern also being … Continue reading KELLY BROOK FILMING IN CRYSTAL PALACE

WHAT’S YOUR HISTORICAL CONNECTION WITH STANLEY HALLS? / FIRST LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL

The Stanley People’s Initiative (SPI) has received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to find out more about the past of Stanley Halls and put on a touring exhibition around South Norwood.   The SPI now want to find out more about the building on South Norwood Hill - which was donated and designed by the … Continue reading WHAT’S YOUR HISTORICAL CONNECTION WITH STANLEY HALLS? / FIRST LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL

TRIANGLE TALK – BOULES COURT / RIESCO COLLECTION / LOLLIPOP LADIES etc

BOULES COURT   Anna Lines, secretary of the Norwood Society, offers her own (personal) view on the new boules court - which has attracted a mixed reception -  in Westow Park close to its Church Road frontage in the latest issue of the Society's magazine, the Norwood Review:   "Those of you who have recently … Continue reading TRIANGLE TALK – BOULES COURT / RIESCO COLLECTION / LOLLIPOP LADIES etc

IZZY WIZZY LET’S GET BUSY! – sister cycling from Crystal Palace to Barcelona in memory of brother who died age eight

21 YEAR OLD STUDENT Izzy Gregory is cycling from Crystal Palace to Barcelona to raise funds for Leukaemia and Lymphoma research in memory of her brother Jamie who died of leukaemia when he was eight - and she was just seven.   Along with two friends - Abby Bainbridge, 20, from North Dulwich and Georgia … Continue reading IZZY WIZZY LET’S GET BUSY! – sister cycling from Crystal Palace to Barcelona in memory of brother who died age eight

ZERO TOLERANCE TO DRINKING AND BEGGING – and there’s ANOTHER bank phone scam warning

A HARD-HITTING campaign to tackle street drinking and begging is to be launched in Croydon town centre. The one-month campaign, which runs until Wednesday 7 August, is taking action against offenders who harass the public for money, or act antisocially, by making a drunken disturbance. During the month of action, a number of issues will … Continue reading ZERO TOLERANCE TO DRINKING AND BEGGING – and there’s ANOTHER bank phone scam warning