PALACE ROCKS – OVERGROUND FESTIVAL NOW ON! (and we’ve got a new dinosaur….!!!!)

PALACE ROCKS - OVERGROUND FESTIVAL NOW ON! (and we've got a new dinosaur....!!!!) The Crystal Palace Overground Festival 2015 began yesterday (Wednesday) just as the area is being described as being one of the most positive in London - and gets itself a new dinosaur. Tomorrow (Saturday) the main focus is in Westow Park with performances on the … Continue reading PALACE ROCKS – OVERGROUND FESTIVAL NOW ON! (and we’ve got a new dinosaur….!!!!)

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COUNCIL CALLS TIME ON PLANS FOR HISTORIC PUBS

      COUNCIL CALLS TIME ON PLANS FOR HISTORIC PUBS / NOMINATE YOUR LAMBETH COMMUNITY HERO /   "DON'T BE RUSHED, DON'T BE HUSHED" -  It's scam awareness month as Croydon pensioner loses £6,000 in phone con / SOUTHWARK TEAMS UP WITH MILLWALL FC FOR MEN'S HEALTH WEEK 2015 /GROUND-BREAKING LAMBETH PROJECT WINS NATIONAL AWARD   COUNCIL CALLS … Continue reading COUNCIL CALLS TIME ON PLANS FOR HISTORIC PUBS

MAJOR REPORTS MISSING FROM GLA SPORTS CENTRE DOCUMENT SAY CAMPAIGNERS

MAJOR REPORTS MISSING FROM GLA SPORTS CENTRE DOCUMENT SAY CAMPAIGNERS TWO MAJOR reports on the use of Crystal Palace sports centre have NOT been included in a final GLA document on its future.   The reports from UK Athletics - the sport's governing body - and from London Sport, the lead strategic body for community … Continue reading MAJOR REPORTS MISSING FROM GLA SPORTS CENTRE DOCUMENT SAY CAMPAIGNERS

PARK: “CHALLENGES AHEAD ARE DAUNTING” say stakeholder group

PARK: "CHALLENGES AHEAD ARE DAUNTING" say stakeholder group   A NEW TRUST taking over Crystal Palace park should be.operating by 2017.   In a statement the Crystal Palace park community stakeholder group (CSG) say: "We now have the opportunity to plan a sustainable future for our park without the fear of an unexpected proposal stymieing … Continue reading PARK: “CHALLENGES AHEAD ARE DAUNTING” say stakeholder group

FROM PLANT TO PLATE – GARDENING AND COOKERY WORKSHOPS

FROM PLANT TO PLATE - GARDENING AND COOKERY WORKSHOPS   “Plant to Plate” - a series of gardening and cookery workshops to learn about growing your own food and healthy cooking on a budget - are being held in the area. The “Plant” part is about planning, planting and harvesting in an active garden with … Continue reading FROM PLANT TO PLATE – GARDENING AND COOKERY WORKSHOPS

SMOKING BAN IN CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUNDS? – health risks of waterpipe smoking also highlighted

SMOKING BAN IN CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUNDS? - health risks of waterpipe smoking also highlighted   A SMOKING BAN in children's playgrounds is set to be considered by Croydon council. Croydon also plan to take action warning residents and businesses of the health risks of waterpipe smoking - more commonly known as shisha hookahs or hubble-bubble pipes. … Continue reading SMOKING BAN IN CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUNDS? – health risks of waterpipe smoking also highlighted

20 MPH LIMIT PLANS – JUST DAYS LEFT TO VOICE YOUR VIEWS

20 MPH LIMIT PLANS - JUST DAYS LEFT TO VOICE YOUR VIEWS / PARKING MACHINES DECOMMISSIONED IN ANTI-THEFT PILOT / 400 PEOPLE A MONTH ARRESTED FOR 'DRUG-DRIVING' There are just days to go for people in Upper Norwood and other parts of north Croydon to say if they want most local roads to get 20mph limits. Croydon … Continue reading 20 MPH LIMIT PLANS – JUST DAYS LEFT TO VOICE YOUR VIEWS

SYDENHAM ARTS FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

SYDENHAM ARTS FESTIVAL July 4th to July 12th SATURDAY 27 JUNE 11am-12.30pm Photography Workshop Sydenham Arts Office SATURDAY 4 JULY 10.30-11am Special Guest Story Time Kirkdale Bookshop 11am-4pm Street Celebration High Street 11am-4pm Artists Trail SE26 & SE23 area 11.15am12.45pm Writing Workshop Sydenham Library 7.30-9.30pm Fourth of July Big Band Night St Bartholomew's Church 7.45-10pm … Continue reading SYDENHAM ARTS FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

BUSINESSES URGED TO APPLY FOR FUNDING

BUSINESSES URGED TO APPLY FOR FUNDING / CROYDON TO OPEN WORLD-LEADING TECH INCUBATOR / FUNDING TO HELP SOCIAL ENTERPRISES GROW / £1 MILLION CONSTRUCTION CENTRE FOR SOUTHWARK   BUSINESSES URGED TO APPLY FOR FUNDING   BUSINESSES across the borough of Croydon are being encouraged to apply for funding from the Croydon Enterprise Loan Fund.   The … Continue reading BUSINESSES URGED TO APPLY FOR FUNDING

TWO YEARS’ NOISE NUISANCE LEADS TO CLOSURE ORDER ON SYLVAN ROAD FLAT

TWO YEARS’ NOISE NUISANCE LEADS TO CLOSURE ORDER ON SYLVAN ROAD FLAT A COURT closure order which followed two years continuous noise nuisance has set a new precedent, says a Croydon council statement. The continuous noise nuisance made life "unbearable" for a neighbour undergoing chemotherapy - and has ended with a three-month closure order on … Continue reading TWO YEARS’ NOISE NUISANCE LEADS TO CLOSURE ORDER ON SYLVAN ROAD FLAT