A NEW DAWN FOR CRYSTAL PALACE

A NEW DAWN FOR CRYSTAL PALACE   THIS WEEK could go down in history as being the one which saw a new dawn for the Crystal Palace area. On Tuesday evening Bromley council's executive gave the go ahead for a trust or similar organisation to take over the running of Crystal Palace park - with … Continue reading A NEW DAWN FOR CRYSTAL PALACE

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“TIME FOR RESIDENTS OF UPPER NORWOOD TO TAKE LIBRARY TRUST SERIOUSLY”

"TIME FOR RESIDENTS OF UPPER NORWOOD TO TAKE LIBRARY TRUST SERIOUSLY" - Cllr responds to Norwood Society chairman's letter It is time for the residents of Upper Norwood to take the library trust seriously, buckle down and commit to make it a real success, says Croydon council's cabinet member for culture. "It means organisations in … Continue reading “TIME FOR RESIDENTS OF UPPER NORWOOD TO TAKE LIBRARY TRUST SERIOUSLY”

MORE THAN 100 AT ‘SAVE CENTRAL HILL’ MEETING – “Consultation has been a sham”

MORE THAN 100 AT 'SAVE CENTRAL HILL' MEETING - "Consultation has been a sham"   Residents of the Central Hill estate in Upper Norwood held a public meeting on Saturday (21st March) to discuss Lambeth's regeneration plans for the estate.   Organisers estimate about 120 local people attended the meeting held at Christ Church, Gipsy … Continue reading MORE THAN 100 AT ‘SAVE CENTRAL HILL’ MEETING – “Consultation has been a sham”

KICC GET PREMISES LICENCE – BUT CAN’T OPEN FULLY JUST YET

KICC GET PREMISES LICENCE - BUT CAN'T OPEN FULLY JUST YET   THE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH which owns the cinema building at 25 Church Road have been granted a premises licence - but they will have to wait before they can open their doors fully.   A licensing committee at Bromley civic centre on Tuesday morning … Continue reading KICC GET PREMISES LICENCE – BUT CAN’T OPEN FULLY JUST YET

BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS: “CRYSTAL PALACE KNOWN FOR PARKING STRESS”

BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS: "CRYSTAL PALACE KNOWN FOR PARKING STRESS" PARKING IS a major concern in Crystal Palace, the hearing heard. "Crystal Palace is known for parking stress" said Francis Bernstein. "It's all very well saying you can drop people off in Milestone Road. "There are no public car parks. "Each time there had been … Continue reading BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS: “CRYSTAL PALACE KNOWN FOR PARKING STRESS”

COUNCILLORS TO BE GIVEN £2,000 WARD BUDGETS FOR ‘ONE EVENT ONLY’

COUNCILLORS TO BE GIVEN £2,000 WARD BUDGETS FOR 'ONE EVENT ONLY' Community clean ups or Big Lunch-type events are just some of the projects that could happen in residents’ local areas thanks to a new initiative that will see ward councillors each given control of a £2,000 'one event only' budget, say Croydon council. "Known … Continue reading COUNCILLORS TO BE GIVEN £2,000 WARD BUDGETS FOR ‘ONE EVENT ONLY’

FLY-TIPPING CAMPAIGN GETS 230 LOCAL RECRUITS

FLY-TIPPING CAMPAIGN GETS 230 LOCAL RECRUITS / 'GROUNDBREAKING' COMPANY TO IMPROVE CROYDON SCHOOLS LAUNCHED / HAVE YOUR SAY ON MAY 7TH / 'SUSPICIOUS CALLS' WARNING FLY-TIPPING CAMPAIGN GETS 230 LOCAL RECRUITS   Croydon council say their campaign to tackle fly-tipping through enforcement and community action now has the support of more than 200 local volunteers … Continue reading FLY-TIPPING CAMPAIGN GETS 230 LOCAL RECRUITS

‘REPORT EMPTY HOMES’ CALL FOLLOWS COUNCIL CPO OF £400,000 HOUSE – Hundreds more CPOs to follow?

'REPORT EMPTY HOMES' CALL FOLLOWS COUNCIL CPO OF £400,000 HOUSE / FOREIGN BUYERS BOUGHT UP TO 75 PER CENT OF NEW HOMES IN CENTRAL LONDON IN LAST 12 MONTHS / 50 PER CENT AFFORDABLE HOMES ON MAJOR NON-TOWN CENTRE DEVELOPMENTS FROM APRIL SAY CROYDON   'REPORT EMPTY HOMES' CALL FOLLOWS COUNCIL CPO OF £400,000 HOUSE - Hundreds … Continue reading ‘REPORT EMPTY HOMES’ CALL FOLLOWS COUNCIL CPO OF £400,000 HOUSE – Hundreds more CPOs to follow?

FIRMS WARNED: “DON’T FALL FOR RATES SCAM”

FIRMS WARNED: "DON'T FALL FOR RATES SCAM" /  GROUNDBREAKING' COMPANY TO IMPROVE CROYDON SCHOOLS LAUNCHED / NATIONAL AND LOCAL EMPLOYERS AT BROMLEY YOUTH EMPLOYMENT EVENT FIRMS WARNED: "DON'T FALL FOR RATES SCAM" - direct appeals are free of charge, say Croydon - and there's a book about it! Scammers are targeting Croydon companies with the … Continue reading FIRMS WARNED: “DON’T FALL FOR RATES SCAM”

AN AFRICAN SUMMER AT THE HORNIMAN

AN AFRICAN SUMMER AT THE HORNIMAN / CINEMA MUSEUM EVENTS FOR APRIL / MAY / JUNE   AN AFRICAN SUMMER AT THE HORNIMAN Things are hotting up at the Horniman ready for its 2015 summer season, which will celebrate Africa’s rich cultural influence on London. The African Summer season will showcase London-based artists, whose work will … Continue reading AN AFRICAN SUMMER AT THE HORNIMAN