“PRIVATE RENTERS SPENDING 65 PER CENT OF TAKE-HOME PAY ON RENT” SAYS SHOCK REPORT

"PRIVATE RENTERS SPENDING 65 PER CENT OF TAKE-HOME PAY ON RENT" SAYS SHOCK REPORT A shock report which says private renters in some London boroughs are spending 65 per cent of their take-home pay on rent has been launched by Greater London Assembly member Sian Berry. She has launched a report “What are London renters … Continue reading “PRIVATE RENTERS SPENDING 65 PER CENT OF TAKE-HOME PAY ON RENT” SAYS SHOCK REPORT

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“HELP STOP CENTRAL HILL ESTATE DEMOLITION” – Call to the Crystal Palace community

"HELP STOP CENTRAL HILL ESTATE DEMOLITION" - Call to the Crystal Palace community   Passionate pleas are being made to the Crystal Palace community to help stop the planned demolition of Central Hill estate. They came at a community-organised meeting in Domali's restaurant on Westow Street on Tuesday attended by a wide range of people … Continue reading “HELP STOP CENTRAL HILL ESTATE DEMOLITION” – Call to the Crystal Palace community

PAXTON PARENTS LETTER TO EDUCATIONAL FUNDING AGENCY

PAXTON PARENTS LETTER TO EDUCATIONAL FUNDING AGENCY Parents and supporters of Paxton primary school have appealed to the chairman of the Educational Funding Agency not to allow the school to be used to house secondary school pupils on the site. As previously reported, the Gipsy Hill Federation want to use Paxton primary school to house … Continue reading PAXTON PARENTS LETTER TO EDUCATIONAL FUNDING AGENCY

COUNCIL OPPOSITION LEADER “NOT A SOLICITOR” – Cllr Tim Briggs denies Gipsy Hill councillor’s claims

COUNCIL OPPOSITION LEADER "NOT A SOLICITOR" - Cllr Tim Briggs denies Gipsy Hill councillor's claims   SENSATIONAL CLAIMS that Lambeth council opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs is NOT a solicitor were made at last night's full council meeting. The public accusation - vehemently denied by Cllr Briggs - was made by Gipsy Hill ward Cllr … Continue reading COUNCIL OPPOSITION LEADER “NOT A SOLICITOR” – Cllr Tim Briggs denies Gipsy Hill councillor’s claims

CLOSED CINEMA BUILDING NOMINATED FOR TIME OUT CULTURE AWARD

CLOSED CINEMA BUILDING NOMINATED FOR TIME OUT CULTURE AWARD   The cinema building at 25 Church Road - hardly used and rarely ever showing any films - has been nominated for a Time Out London award.   The nomination for 'The Open Door' comes in the 'Local Culture' category for Crystal Palace, Anerley and Penge … Continue reading CLOSED CINEMA BUILDING NOMINATED FOR TIME OUT CULTURE AWARD

CRYSTAL PALACE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 SCHEDULE

  CRYSTAL PALACE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 SCHEDULE Crystal Palace International film festival has announced its 2016 schedule: Sat 29th Oct: Short Film and Bengali Cuisine AMAZING short films and incredible food from Palace Spice Sun 30th Oct 1:30M: Family Matinee: Disney-Pixar's Ratatouille Fun for all the family with this hilarious classic Sun 30th Oct … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 SCHEDULE

LAKES PLAYGROUND ACTION GROUP GAIN CIVIC AWARD / CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET

Pictured with the award: (left to right): Miranda Bradley, Katya Williams, Vanessa Potter. LAKES PLAYGROUND ACTION GROUP GAIN CIVIC AWARD   The Lakes Playground Action Group have received a major Croydon award. They were joint winners of group of the year in the Mayor's Civic awards - which they share with Croydon Hearing. The Lakes … Continue reading LAKES PLAYGROUND ACTION GROUP GAIN CIVIC AWARD / CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET

THREE-DAY HEARING ON CRESSINGHAM GARDENS

THREE-DAY HEARING ON CRESSINGHAM GARDENS  The judicial review into Lambeth council's plans to demolish homes on the Cressingham Gardens estate between Tulse Hill and Brockwell Park will take place in  the High Court in mid-November. Three days - November 15th, 16th and 17th - have been set aside for the hearing. Further reading: LAMBETH FACE … Continue reading THREE-DAY HEARING ON CRESSINGHAM GARDENS

CENTRAL HILL ‘CONSULTATION’ ON TOTAL DEMOLITION PLANS

CENTRAL HILL 'CONSULTATION' ON TOTAL DEMOLITION PLANS   People living on the Central Hill estate are to be 'consulted' on plans by Lambeth council to totally demolish it.   News From Crystal Palace understands the rebuilt estate will includes homes for sale with prices ranging from around £300,000 for a one-bedroom flat up to £800,000 … Continue reading CENTRAL HILL ‘CONSULTATION’ ON TOTAL DEMOLITION PLANS

ARCHITECTS SLAM LAMBETH OVER CENTRAL HILL

ARCHITECTS SLAM LAMBETH OVER CENTRAL HILL Lambeth council's attitude over their planned total demolition of Central Hill estate, Crystal Palace has been slammed in a lengthy report by Architects for Social Housing. In a damning indictment ASH (Architects for Social Housing) - which produced their own plans for the estate including infilling on unused spaces … Continue reading ARCHITECTS SLAM LAMBETH OVER CENTRAL HILL