“END LONDON’S NORTH-SOUTH DIVIDE OVER FREE TRAVEL FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN” – VAL SHAWCROSS

"END LONDON'S NORTH-SOUTH DIVIDE OVER FREE TRAVEL FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN" - VAL SHAWCROSS London’s primary school children should be given free travel during school holidays to make it easier for them to make the most of the capital’s attractions and museums Labour’s London Assembly transport spokeswoman Val Shawcross has argued. Lower passenger numbers during August … Continue reading “END LONDON’S NORTH-SOUTH DIVIDE OVER FREE TRAVEL FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN” – VAL SHAWCROSS

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ROTARY CLUBS MERGE

ROTARY CLUBS MERGE The Rotary Club of Crystal Palace and Norwood has merged with the Rotary Club of Dulwich and Peckham. The new club will be called The Rotary Club of Dulwich, Peckham and Crystal Palace. "Both clubs have been long established in the area, and the merging of the two clubs will create one … Continue reading ROTARY CLUBS MERGE

THANK U BERRY MUCH! (plus: Sweet Carolina – and school uniforms wanted by the foodbank)

THANK U BERRY MUCH! (plus: Sweet Carolina - and school uniforms wanted by the foodbank) From: Crystal Palace food market Thank goodness the rain has finally stopped, and remember it means all the produce is extra juicy.  This week it’s all about end of summer rewards;  fruit, berries, beans, lavender …   Our Friday Farmers … Continue reading THANK U BERRY MUCH! (plus: Sweet Carolina – and school uniforms wanted by the foodbank)

WALK THIS SUNDAY – EXPLORING THE SOUTHERN SLOPES OF NORWOOD

WALK THIS SUNDAY - EXPLORING THE SOUTHERN SLOPES OF NORWOOD Weather forecasting, wine cellars, leach ponds, disabled soldiers, tea estates, extramarital relationships and Sherlock Holmes in Norwood are among the subjects covered in a walk organised by Norwood Society local history this Sunday (August 30th) at 2pm which is led by Stephen Oxford. Meet in … Continue reading WALK THIS SUNDAY – EXPLORING THE SOUTHERN SLOPES OF NORWOOD

UNION DEMANDS “WOULD COST £1.4 BILLION” SAY TfL

UNION DEMANDS "WOULD COST £1.4 BILLION" SAY TfL / NIGHT TUBE DELAYED UNION DEMANDS "WOULD COST £1.4 BILLION" SAY TfL New demands made by certain trade union leaderships over the modernisation of London Underground (LU), including the introduction of the Night Tube, would lead to significantly higher fares for LU customers or spell wholesale delay … Continue reading UNION DEMANDS “WOULD COST £1.4 BILLION” SAY TfL

MEAT CLEAVER SALES – DO YOU PASS THE TRADING STANDARDS TEST?

MEAT CLEAVER SALES - DO YOU PASS THE TRADING STANDARDS TEST? Following a recent change to legislation that will see criminals facing substantial jail terms if convicted of a second knife offence, the success of Croydon’s trading standards team in preventing the sale of blades to youngsters has been laid out in stark fashion. A … Continue reading MEAT CLEAVER SALES – DO YOU PASS THE TRADING STANDARDS TEST?

FREE NHS HEALTH CHECKS FOR CROYDON’S OVER-40s

FREE NHS HEALTH CHECKS FOR CROYDON'S OVER-40's plus: FINDING OUT WHAT THE COMMUNITY THINKS FREE NHS HEALTH CHECKS FOR CROYDON'S OVER-40's Residents of Croydon over the age of 40 are being reminded that they can enjoy the benefits of a free NHS health check which could detect the early signs of preventable problems such as … Continue reading FREE NHS HEALTH CHECKS FOR CROYDON’S OVER-40s

NEW LAW BANS SMOKING IN CARS WHEN UNDER I8’s ARE PASSENGERS

NEW LAW BANS SMOKING IN CARS WHEN UNDER I8's ARE PASSENGERS plus: FREE ADVANCED DRIVING TESTS BY IAM NEW LAW BANS SMOKING IN CARS WHEN UNDER I8's ARE PASSENGERS Bromley’s Public Protection team is advising residents that it will be illegal to smoke tobacco in a car or other vehicle with anyone under 18 present … Continue reading NEW LAW BANS SMOKING IN CARS WHEN UNDER I8’s ARE PASSENGERS

BARNARDO’S OPENS ON THE TRIANGLE – Volunteers wanted

BARNARDO'S OPENS ON THE TRIANGLE - Volunteers wanted BARNARDO'S are looking for extra volunteers following a low-key opening of 'The Triangle' premises behind Sainsbury's. There's a shop, cafe and 'Stay and Play'. Opening times are Wednesday and Thursday 9.30 am to 12 noon and 1pm to 3.30pm. For 'Stay and Play' prices are babies six months … Continue reading BARNARDO’S OPENS ON THE TRIANGLE – Volunteers wanted

UPPER NORWOOD JOINT LIBRARY – EVENTS IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER

UPPER NORWOOD JOINT LIBRARY - EVENTS IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER FOR KIDS....... Special events: Summer Reading Challenge 2015 Regular events: Sing-a-Story and Waggle & Hum; Summer Reading Challenge Roll up, roll up all 5 to 11 year olds! Sign up any time now during the school holidays. Can you complete the challenge to read 6 … Continue reading UPPER NORWOOD JOINT LIBRARY – EVENTS IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER