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’

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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

“USE HIGH LEVEL RAIL ROUTE AS CYCLING AND WALKING QUIETWAY” CALL

"USE HIGH LEVEL RAIL ROUTE AS CYCLING AND WALKING QUIETWAY" CALL  "One way system could be scrapped" "3,000 new car parking spaces unacceptable"   USE THE former Crystal Palace high level rail route as either a cycling and walking ‘quietway’ or in conjunction with a  narrow gauge railway - that's one of the ideas being … Continue reading “USE HIGH LEVEL RAIL ROUTE AS CYCLING AND WALKING QUIETWAY” CALL

POLICE HELICOPTER ABOVE THE TRIANGLE

A POLICE HELICOPTER hovered very low over the Triangle on Sunday afternoon (17th) amid reports that the area outside Winkworths estate agents and Pound Stretcher - close to the library on Westow Hill - had been cordoned off.   A Scotland Yard spokesperson told News From Crystal Palace: "Police were called at approximately 14:45hrs on Sunday, … Continue reading POLICE HELICOPTER ABOVE THE TRIANGLE

REMEMBRANCE DAY 2013

AS UPPER NORWOOD holds its Remembrance Day wreath-laying thius Sunday, more names can be added to the ever-growing local 'Roll of Honour'.   They include several men from Farquhar Road who died in the First World War. Research has also found three brothers named Tanner, whose names appear on the Penge War memorial, whose parents lived at … Continue reading REMEMBRANCE DAY 2013