“UNBELIEVABLE RESPONSE” TO BBC NOMINATION SAY FOOD MARKET

"UNBELIEVABLE RESPONSE" TO BBC NOMINATION SAY FOOD MARKET CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET say they have had an "unbelievable response" to their BBC Food & Farming awards best market nomination in which they finished joint runners-up. "We are almost overwhelmed by the things that have been written" they add, listing some of the blogs: Lover of … Continue reading “UNBELIEVABLE RESPONSE” TO BBC NOMINATION SAY FOOD MARKET

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S ‘ROAD RAGE’ OVER UNLOADING BAN – “a shop without goods cannot function as a shop”

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE'S 'ROAD RAGE' OVER UNLOADING BAN - "a shop without goods cannot function as a shop" THE CLOSURE of part of Church Road for four weeks for unavoidable water main works has prompted anger from the town's Chamber of Commerce. In a strongly-worded letter to Croydon council, Crystal Palace Chamber of Commerce chairman … Continue reading CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S ‘ROAD RAGE’ OVER UNLOADING BAN – “a shop without goods cannot function as a shop”

“VICTIM WOULD HAVE BEEN PAYING MORE THAN £2,000 A MONTH” – BROMLEY “ONE ELDERLY RESIDENT WAS ABOUT TO HAND OVER THE DEEDS OF HIS HOUSE” – CROYDON COUNCILS WARN ON POSTAL SCAMS

"VICTIM WOULD HAVE BEEN PAYING MORE THAN £2,000 A MONTH" - BROMLEY "ONE ELDERLY RESIDENT WAS ABOUT TO HAND OVER THE DEEDS OF HIS HOUSE" - CROYDON COUNCILS WARN ON POSTAL SCAMS   Bromley trading standards are warning people to be extra vigilant in July which has been declared Scams Awareness Month 2015.   The … Continue reading “VICTIM WOULD HAVE BEEN PAYING MORE THAN £2,000 A MONTH” – BROMLEY “ONE ELDERLY RESIDENT WAS ABOUT TO HAND OVER THE DEEDS OF HIS HOUSE” – CROYDON COUNCILS WARN ON POSTAL SCAMS

IT MAY BE RAINING OUTSIDE…….

 IT MAY BE RAINING OUTSIDE.......plus: HUGE CROWDS AT LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW / NEWS FROM ST HUGH'S / MAKING IT EASIER FOR YOU TO REGISTER TO VOTE  IT MAY BE RAINING OUTSIDE.......   It might have poured with rain all day on Friday, but Crystal Palace food market are expecting a dry day on Saturday. We're happy for the … Continue reading IT MAY BE RAINING OUTSIDE…….

“GREEDY” WOMAN ESCAPES PRISON SENTENCE – “15 undeclared bank accounts”

"GREEDY" WOMAN ESCAPES PRISON SENTENCE - "15 undeclared bank accounts" / WARNING ON DIET SCAMS  "GREEDY" WOMAN ESCAPES PRISON SENTENCE - "15 undeclared bank accounts"   A former Beckenham resident, described by a judge as "greedy" because she had substantial income and still defrauded Bromley council over a period of four years escaped a custodial sentence … Continue reading “GREEDY” WOMAN ESCAPES PRISON SENTENCE – “15 undeclared bank accounts”

PLASTIC BAGS BEING RECYCLED IN SOUTHWARK

PLASTIC BAGS BEING RECYCLED IN SOUTHWARK / FORMER COUNCIL OFFICER JAILED / LEWISHAM CONSULTING ON £10 BLUE BADGE CHARGE   PLASTIC BAGS BEING RECYCLED IN SOUTHWARK The lifecycle of a bag in Southwark is changing: all plastic bags brought to the Reuse and Recycling Centre (RRC) will now be recycled back into new bags to … Continue reading PLASTIC BAGS BEING RECYCLED IN SOUTHWARK

FOUR BRICKBATS AND TWO BOUQUETS FOR BORIS – FROM LABOUR

FOUR BRICKBATS AND TWO BOUQUETS FOR BORIS - FROM LABOUR   UNPAID JOBS: The Mayor of London has been accused of “shameless hypocrisy” after City Hall advertised a new round of unpaid entry level jobs. Successful applicants for the jobs on the traineeship programme at the Greater London Authority (GLA) are expected to commit to … Continue reading FOUR BRICKBATS AND TWO BOUQUETS FOR BORIS – FROM LABOUR

“MORE POWERS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT” CALL

 "MORE POWERS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT" CALL   The leaders of Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark councils have called on government to devolve more powers to local government in London, claiming that London has been left out of recent discussions.   Citing their joint community budget, which they say is proving hugely successful at helping hard to … Continue reading “MORE POWERS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT” CALL

EMPTY SHOPS AND CAFES IN SOUTH NORWOOD TO GET LIVE MUSIC

EMPTY SHOPS AND CAFES IN SOUTH NORWOOD TO GET LIVE MUSIC / CROYDON 'SPACEHIVE' PROJECT HITS CROWDFUNDING TARGET   EMPTY SHOPS AND CAFES IN SOUTH NORWOOD TO GET LIVE MUSIC EMPTY SHOPS and cafes in South Norwood are to be taken over for live musical performances in November.   The programme known as The Streets … Continue reading EMPTY SHOPS AND CAFES IN SOUTH NORWOOD TO GET LIVE MUSIC

SUMMER FAMILY EVENTS AT THE HORNIMAN MUSEUM

SUMMER FAMILY EVENTS AT THE HORNIMAN MUSEUM   Summer Family Events July & August A World of Summer Stories Every Monday from 27 July to 31 August 11-11.45am, 12.15-1pm Lose yourself in a wonderful tale or two with some of the best storytellers in London. Their stories, inspired by the Horniman’s varied collections, festivals and … Continue reading SUMMER FAMILY EVENTS AT THE HORNIMAN MUSEUM