LAMBETHWATCH: LAMBETH 500 / IT’S FOLLOW A LIBRARY DAY / MISSING WAR MEMORIALS – MYSTERY SOLVED (FOR THE MOMENT)

LAMBETHWATCH: LAMBETH 500  / IT'S FOLLOW A LIBRARY DAY / MISSING WAR MEMORIALS - MYSTERY SOLVED (FOR THE MOMENT)     LAMBETH 500   A trawl through a myriad of Freedom of Information requests to Lambeth council on the WhatDoTheyKnow website uncovers the following request from Toni Morris:   Can you please provide me with … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: LAMBETH 500 / IT’S FOLLOW A LIBRARY DAY / MISSING WAR MEMORIALS – MYSTERY SOLVED (FOR THE MOMENT)

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HUNDREDS OF COUNTERFEIT GOODS SEIZED IN TRADING STANDARDS SHOP RAID / GARDEN BRIDGE REVIEW

HUNDREDS OF COUNTERFEIT GOODS SEIZED IN TRADING STANDARDS SHOP RAID / GARDEN BRIDGE REVIEW High-end fashion and cosmetics brands were among a haul of hundreds of counterfeit goods when a council’s trading standards team raided a shop. The raid followed a tip-off from a member of the public who said her suspicions were aroused when … Continue reading HUNDREDS OF COUNTERFEIT GOODS SEIZED IN TRADING STANDARDS SHOP RAID / GARDEN BRIDGE REVIEW

FIRMS TO RECEIVE FREE BUSINESS SUPPORT

FIRMS TO RECEIVE FREE BUSINESS SUPPORT   Firms in Thornton Heath are set to benefit from free business support thanks to a share of the £2.7m being invested in the area by Croydon council. Almost £150,000 of Croydon’s New Homes Bonus grant from central government has been earmarked to ensure Thornton Heath's businesses have the … Continue reading FIRMS TO RECEIVE FREE BUSINESS SUPPORT

“LEASEHOLDERS HUMAN RIGHTS BREACHED” SAYS PLANNING INSPECTOR – decision could impact on ‘Homes for Lambeth’ and Croydon ‘Brick by Brick’ schemes

"LEASEHOLDERS HUMAN RIGHTS BREACHED" SAYS PLANNING INSPECTOR - decision could impact on 'Homes for Lambeth' and Croydon 'Brick by Brick' schemes   Leaseholders living on a south London council estate earmarked for redevelopment have had their human rights breached, says a planning inspector's report.   The decision could severely impact on Lambeth council's highly controversial … Continue reading “LEASEHOLDERS HUMAN RIGHTS BREACHED” SAYS PLANNING INSPECTOR – decision could impact on ‘Homes for Lambeth’ and Croydon ‘Brick by Brick’ schemes

INSPECTOR’S DECISION BACKED BY SECRETARY OF STATE

INSPECTOR'S DECISION BACKED BY SECRETARY OF STATE The inspector's decision has been backed by the Secretary of State for communities and local government Sajid Javid. "In relation to Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), the Secretary of State agrees with the inspector’s analysis of the impact on leaseholders  namely that in … Continue reading INSPECTOR’S DECISION BACKED BY SECRETARY OF STATE

DECISION COULD IMPACT ON CROYDON’S ‘BRICK BY BRICK’ PLANS FOR AUCKLAND RISE ESTATE

DECISION COULD IMPACT ON CROYDON'S 'BRICK BY BRICK' PLANS FOR AUCKLAND RISE ESTATE The Secretary of State's decision could impact on Croydon's plans to build up to eight four-storey blocks of infill homes on the Auckland Rise estate in Upper Norwood as part of their borough-wide 'Brick by Brick' scheme. A new website* for people … Continue reading DECISION COULD IMPACT ON CROYDON’S ‘BRICK BY BRICK’ PLANS FOR AUCKLAND RISE ESTATE

“COUNCILS SPENDING MILLIONS OF COUNCIL TAX INCOME ON INTEREST DEBT REPAYMENTS” – REPORT

  Source: Debt Resistance UK "COUNCILS SPENDING MILLIONS  OF COUNCIL TAX INCOME ON INTEREST DEBT REPAYMENTS" - REPORT   Ratepayers in London boroughs are seeing an average of 23p of every pound they pay in council tax spent on servicing interest debt repayments says a shock report. But Southwark say the figure is just 3p … Continue reading “COUNCILS SPENDING MILLIONS OF COUNCIL TAX INCOME ON INTEREST DEBT REPAYMENTS” – REPORT

NEW CHARITABLE BODY FOR CARNEGIE LIBRARY

NEW CHARITABLE BODY FOR CARNEGIE LIBRARY / GREAT APPLE BAKING....GREAT APPLE GIVEAWAY /  JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE TO GO BACK TO THE LAKES......ST CHRISTOPHER'S HOSPICE MOONLIGHT WALK / LONDON MOZART PLAYERS AT ST JOHN'S - UPDATE NEW CHARITABLE BODY FOR CARNEGIE LIBRARY   The Friends of Carnegie Library have been working for … Continue reading NEW CHARITABLE BODY FOR CARNEGIE LIBRARY

“SIXTY TO SEVENTY GYM STATIONS IN CARNEGIE”

Leaflet issued by Greenwich Leisure which News From Crystal Palace reproduces without comment. If a similar leaflet has been issued for the Minet library where Greenwich leisure also want to install a gym, News from Crystal Palace is not (yet) aware of it - Editor.

LIBRARY CAMPAIGNERS SET TO TAKE ON THE GREENWICH LEISURE BUG – while kids will have a BFG party

LIBRARY CAMPAIGNERS SET TO TAKE ON THE GREENWICH LEISURE BUG - while kids will have a BFG party LIBRARY CAMPAIGNERS are taking on the Big Unfriendly Giant tomorrow (Saturday) - while at the same time youngsters will be gathering at Brixton library for a 'Big Friendly Read'. At 2pm Defend the Ten campaigners will be … Continue reading LIBRARY CAMPAIGNERS SET TO TAKE ON THE GREENWICH LEISURE BUG – while kids will have a BFG party