CHAMBER STAGING ‘QUESTION TIME’ – STYLE DEBATE AT QUEENS HOTEL

“What are the important questions and priorities to be addressed from local businesses and the local community in terms of how Crystal Palace's future evolves?”. That's the question being posed to three leading local politicians at a 'Question Time'-style debate meeting being organised by the Crystal Palace Chamber of Commerce tomorrow evening (Thursday 27th). Response … Continue reading CHAMBER STAGING ‘QUESTION TIME’ – STYLE DEBATE AT QUEENS HOTEL

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NEW BID TO USE FORMER CINEMA FOR CHURCH SERVICES ‘Dual purpose’ application expected

PLANS TO use the former cinema at 25 Church Road for religious services on a 'dual purpose' basis are set to be submitted to Bromley council. The move by the Pentecostal church KICC (Kingsway International Christian Centre) comes more than four years after a Bromley council plans sub-committee turned down an application for change of … Continue reading NEW BID TO USE FORMER CINEMA FOR CHURCH SERVICES ‘Dual purpose’ application expected

BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS Dateline: October 20th 2009 ONE THOUSAND ATTEND CINEMA CAMPAIGN MEETING

BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS Dateline: October 20th 2009 ONE THOUSAND ATTEND CINEMA CAMPAIGN MEETING Dateline: December 18th 2009 CHURCH PLANS REJECTED IN KNIFE-EDGE VOTE Dateline: April 21st 2010: "OH LORD WON'T YOU BUY ME A MERCEDES BENZ..." Dateline: February 5th 2014 CHARITY COMMISSION APPOINT INTERIM MANAGER FOR KICC - Move follows 'failed investments' Dateline: October … Continue reading BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS Dateline: October 20th 2009 ONE THOUSAND ATTEND CINEMA CAMPAIGN MEETING

DIARY DATES 2014

SECTION ONE: LOCAL GROUPS AND SOCIETIES SECTION TWO: ARTS - CINEMAS, GALLERIES, MUSEUMS AND THEATRES SECTION ONE CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET bottom of Haynes Lane / top of Bedwardine Road. Saturdays 10 am to 3 pm. "Meat, vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, bread, cakes, salads, hot foods, the Cafe Thing, coffee, tea, … Continue reading DIARY DATES 2014

BEN AND WINIFRED NICHOLSON EXHIBITION AT DULWICH IN JUNE

Works by Ben and Winifred Nicholson will be displayed publicly for the first time in a new show celebrating their ‘art and life’ at Dulwich Picture Gallery in June. Dulwich Picture Gallery will present a major exhibition this summer including previously unexhibited or rarely seen early work by two of the UK’s most important 20th … Continue reading BEN AND WINIFRED NICHOLSON EXHIBITION AT DULWICH IN JUNE

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER SOUGHT FOR LIBRARY TRUST

Plus: Stallholders wanted for Overground Festival...lecture sets to claim Isambard Kingdom Brunel for London...Sensible garden in South Norwood - and Captain Sensible...Grow your own beer - the Palace Pint 2014 A NEW BUSINESS development manager is being sought by the Upper Norwood Library Trust. "We are seeking an exceptional individual who can work with the … Continue reading BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER SOUGHT FOR LIBRARY TRUST

CROYDON’S ILLEGAL SUBLETTING AMNESTY FREES UP COUNCIL HOMES

Plus: Croydon council to invest in a property fund to buy homes...'Cheaper to buy in London than rent; say Halifax Croydon’s illegal subletting amnesty has led to the keys of three properties being handed back - and four reports of suspected housing fraud. The amnesty, which ran throughout February, meant tenants illegally subletting their council homes … Continue reading CROYDON’S ILLEGAL SUBLETTING AMNESTY FREES UP COUNCIL HOMES

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE IN THE NEW CRYSTAL PALACE?

That's the question developers who want to redevelop the Crystal Palace site have been asking - and the same question has also been posed on one of the local blog sites Virtual Norwood. Posing the question Zirconium said the survey shows strong support for museum, art gallery, viewing platform, restaurant or café, and artists’studios. There … Continue reading WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE IN THE NEW CRYSTAL PALACE?

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S NEW BOARD

Plus: Businesses quizzed on waste removal contracts..applications open for funding and support for local social businesesi in Croydon. CRYSTAL PALACE CHAMBER of Commerce have formed a new board. "We are genuinely excited by this new initiative, with a fresh board, many creative ideas, and a different approach" said a Chamber spokesman. "The Chamber has been … Continue reading CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S NEW BOARD

COUNCILS CRACK DOWN ON FLY-TIPPERS

Plus: Fines for Friday night fly-tippers - and a council refuse collector...Passport websites scam warning...New technology for visually-impaired people...HS2 environmental sums 'don't add up'...Big Lunch 2014 An Orpington resident has paid the price for ignoring warning signs about the penalties for dumping waste inappropriately at Cotmandene Crescent car park. The woman  pleaded guilty at Bromley … Continue reading COUNCILS CRACK DOWN ON FLY-TIPPERS