FREE BULBS AT THE FOOD MARKET………

PATCHWORK FARM'S stall at the Crystal Palace food market will be giving away free bulbs* tomorrow (Saturday March 1st). A food market spokes[person said: "Also on Patchwork Farm: We have some seed potatoes for 50p for a bag of 4 and land cress seeds for 10p. Landcress tastes and looks just like watercress. "The only … Continue reading FREE BULBS AT THE FOOD MARKET………

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CRYSTAL PALACE IS GOING BANANAS!

A COLOMBIAN BANANA FARMER'S representative is coming to Crystal Palace this weekend - to judge banana dishes in Upper Norwood joint library. But the visit by Alexis Martinez Palacios - being arranged by Crystal Palace Transition Town - also has a far more serious side. It is to urge people to buy Fairtrade bananas as … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE IS GOING BANANAS!

ARCHITECTS SHORT-LISTED TO DESIGN NEW CRYSTAL PALACE

SIX ARCHITECT practices have been shortlisted in the next stage of the competition to select an architect to design the new Crystal Palace.  Plans to invest £500 million in rebuilding The Crystal Palace and restoring the surrounding public park were announced in October 2013 by ZhongRong Group, with the support of the mayor of London … Continue reading ARCHITECTS SHORT-LISTED TO DESIGN NEW CRYSTAL PALACE

ROYAL MAIL EMAILS AREN’T FROM THE ROYAL MAIL……

Bromley Trading Standards have issued a warning to consumers not to respond to scam emails purporting to be from the Royal Mail. The messages claim that a parcel has been ‘detained’ by the Royal Mail and asks the recipient to fill out a form. Another message claims you have a tracked item awaiting collection. This … Continue reading ROYAL MAIL EMAILS AREN’T FROM THE ROYAL MAIL……

‘POOREST HOUSEHOLDS SINK DEEPER INTO TRANSPORT POVERTY’

New figures reveal the least well off families in the UK have slipped further into transport poverty, say the RAC Foundation. Around 800,000 car-owning households spent at least 31pc of their disposable incomes on buying and running a vehicle in 2012, the latest year for which official data is available. In the previous year they … Continue reading ‘POOREST HOUSEHOLDS SINK DEEPER INTO TRANSPORT POVERTY’