SAINSBURY'S REDUCE FREE PARKING TO JUST TWO HOURS – Chamber of Commerce call for cross-borough action as parking survey launched

SAINSBURY'S REDUCE FREE PARKING TO JUST TWO HOURS - Chamber of Commerce call for cross-borough action as parking survey launched Sainsbury's have reduced the amount of free parking in the former public car park behind their store on Westow Street, Crystal Palace to just two hours. The move has sparked protests - and some support … Continue reading SAINSBURY'S REDUCE FREE PARKING TO JUST TWO HOURS – Chamber of Commerce call for cross-borough action as parking survey launched

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SAINSBURY'S TWO-HOUR PARKING LIMIT: SOCIAL MEDIA REACTION

SAINSBURY'S TWO-HOUR PARKING LIMIT: SOCIAL MEDIA REACTION Among a huge range of reactions to the reduction in free parking at the rear of Sainsbury's Upper Norwood store are the following from Crystal Palace Local Facebook: Robert Zahourek‎: Right, so I just drove into the Sainsbury's car park up in our beloved Crystal Palace. The "allowed" … Continue reading SAINSBURY'S TWO-HOUR PARKING LIMIT: SOCIAL MEDIA REACTION

CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION: 'CALL IN' MEETING ON WEDNESDAY

CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION: 'CALL IN' MEETING ON WEDNESDAY The request to 'call in' the Lambeth council cabinet decision to demolish the Central Hill estate in Crystal Palace is to be reviewed at a meeting next Wednesday (May 3rd). Lambeth's Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs, who has made the 'call in', is asking Lambeth's overview … Continue reading CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION: 'CALL IN' MEETING ON WEDNESDAY

TIME CALLED ON TRIANGLE RUBBISH

TIME CALLED ON TRIANGLE RUBBISH Restrictions on times bags of rubbish can be left on pavements in Church Road, Westow Street and Westow Hill on the Triangle are set to be introduced by Croydon council from May 1st. The initiative, which involves restricting the time of day that residents and businesses are allowed to leave … Continue reading TIME CALLED ON TRIANGLE RUBBISH

MAN GETS 12 YEARS FOR GUN AND DRUG OFFENCES

MAN GETS 12 YEARS FOR GUN AND DRUG OFFENCES A 21-year-old man has been jailed for the possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and a string of other offences. The man, from Hermitage Road, SE19, was also convicted of possession of ammunition, the supply of Class B drugs and possession of Class … Continue reading MAN GETS 12 YEARS FOR GUN AND DRUG OFFENCES

BRICK BY BRICK GRANTED PLANNING PERMISSION FOR FIRST BATCH OF HOMES

BRICK BY BRICK GRANTED PLANNING PERMISSION FOR FIRST BATCH OF HOMES New, affordable homes are to be built in Croydon after Brick by Brick – the council’s house building company – was granted planning permission for its first batch of developments. Set up to ensure Croydon residents had access to high quality, affordable housing, Brick … Continue reading BRICK BY BRICK GRANTED PLANNING PERMISSION FOR FIRST BATCH OF HOMES

"SCRAP LIBRARIES DEAL WITH GREENWICH LEISURE" – Green Party call to Lambeth / Public meeting planned by Defend the Ten

"SCRAP LIBRARIES DEAL WITH GREENWICH LEISURE" - Green Party call to Lambeth / Public meeting planned by Defend the Ten The Green Party has called on Lambeth council to scrap its deal with Greenwich Leisure Limited to convert a number of libraries into ‘healthy living centres’. The Green Party urged the council to instead back … Continue reading "SCRAP LIBRARIES DEAL WITH GREENWICH LEISURE" – Green Party call to Lambeth / Public meeting planned by Defend the Ten

ARCHIVES DECISION IN JULY?

ARCHIVES DECISION IN JULY? Lambeth council's cabinet are set to decide what to do with the borough's historic archives at their meeting in July. The archives are currently housed in the Minet library in Knatchbull Road (with, as previously reported by News From Crystal Palace, some archives rumoured to have already been moved to the … Continue reading ARCHIVES DECISION IN JULY?

THE PARK RE-SURFACED / MP AT SORTING OFFICE CLOSURE PROTEST / BOOK CLUB AT MEDITERRANEA / SOUTHWARK NATURE RESERVES

THE PARK RE-SURFACED / MP AT SORTING OFFICE CLOSURE PROTEST / BOOK CLUB AT MEDITERRANEA / SOUTHWARK NATURE RESERVES The Park - the unmade road opposite the Queens hotel on Church Road has been Tarmacadamed by Croydon council. A council spokesman told News From Crystal Palace: “The surface of The Park had fallen into disrepair … Continue reading THE PARK RE-SURFACED / MP AT SORTING OFFICE CLOSURE PROTEST / BOOK CLUB AT MEDITERRANEA / SOUTHWARK NATURE RESERVES

NEW OPERATOR FOR FAIRFIELD HALLS REVEALED

NEW OPERATOR FOR FAIRFIELD HALLS REVEALED New operator of Fairfield Halls Croydon when it re-opens next year has been named as BH Live. BH Live currently operates 15 award-winning leisure and event venues across the south of England working with local authorities, key stakeholders and community partners to provide cultural, entertainment, sporting and business events … Continue reading NEW OPERATOR FOR FAIRFIELD HALLS REVEALED