LANDLORD FINED MORE THAN £6,000 OVER DANGEROUS HOUSE SHARE

LANDLORD FINED MORE THAN £6,000 OVER DANGEROUS HOUSE SHARE A Croydon landlord who let a property become a neglected fire hazard has been fined £6,665 by magistrates. Croydon council successfully prosecuted the woman after an inspection found she was letting out a shared house in Thornton Heath with inadequate fire safety measures, a filthy kitchen … Continue reading LANDLORD FINED MORE THAN £6,000 OVER DANGEROUS HOUSE SHARE

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SCHOOLS FUNDING FORMULA – MP QUIZZES GOVERNMENT

SCHOOLS FUNDING FORMULA - MP QUIZZES GOVERNMENT Dulwich and West Norwood Labour MP Helen Hayes has quizzed the Government in the Commons over the schools funding formula. Helen Hayes asked David Gauke, chief secretary to the Treasury, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education to ensure the protection of money … Continue reading SCHOOLS FUNDING FORMULA – MP QUIZZES GOVERNMENT

SOUTHWARK: LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR BIG LUNCH STREET PARTIES / BROMLEY: FLY-TIPPING AND OTHER CRIME TARGETED

SOUTHWARK: LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR BIG LUNCH STREET PARTIES / BROMLEY: FLY-TIPPING AND OTHER CRIME TARGETED This year’s national Big Lunch campaign takes place on Sunday 18 June and once again Southwark council are offering a FREE road closure service for party organisers to encourage communities to take part in this great event. The … Continue reading SOUTHWARK: LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR BIG LUNCH STREET PARTIES / BROMLEY: FLY-TIPPING AND OTHER CRIME TARGETED

CENTRAL HILL WORK WILL TAKE TEN TO FIFTEEN YEARS

CENTRAL HILL WORK WILL TAKE TEN TO FIFTEEN YEARS - Warning to homeowners living near threatened estate / Plea to people to join campaign A warning of the 'shape of things to come' when Lambeth council start their hugely controversial demolition - and rebuilding - of the Central Hill estate, Crystal Palace has come from … Continue reading CENTRAL HILL WORK WILL TAKE TEN TO FIFTEEN YEARS

STORM OVER 'KEY GUARANTEES' LETTER TO LAMBETH COUNCIL ESTATES RESIDENTS

STORM OVER 'KEY GUARANTEES' LETTER TO LAMBETH COUNCIL ESTATES RESIDENTS   Controversial housing chief Cllr Matthew Bennett WAS within his rights to send letters to people living on two estates - including Central Hill - which Lambeth council have decided to demolish. Lambeth's Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs wrote to a senior council officer … Continue reading STORM OVER 'KEY GUARANTEES' LETTER TO LAMBETH COUNCIL ESTATES RESIDENTS

SOME OF THE RULES COUNCILLORS AND OFFICERS IN LAMBETH MUST ABIDE BY

SOME OF THE RULES COUNCILLORS AND OFFICERS IN LAMBETH MUST ABIDE BY From the 2016-17 constitution of the London Borough of Lambeth: (Words in bold type highlighted by News From Crystal Palace) 2. Roles of councillors c. to work cooperatively with the community on the co-design and co-development of council policy; f. Councillors will not … Continue reading SOME OF THE RULES COUNCILLORS AND OFFICERS IN LAMBETH MUST ABIDE BY

GRANGE PARK TO BECOME SOUTH LONDON’S FIRST CENTENARY FIELD

GRANGE PARK TO BECOME SOUTH LONDON’S FIRST CENTENARY FIELD / BE A ROLE MODEL FOR A LAMBETH CHILD Grange Park in Coulsdon will  become the first ‘Centenary Field’ in South London on Saturday (15th). Centenary Fields is an organisation that works across the UK in partnership with The Royal British Legion to secure recreational spaces … Continue reading GRANGE PARK TO BECOME SOUTH LONDON’S FIRST CENTENARY FIELD

WANT TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE ON NATIONAL CITIZEN PROGRAMMES?

WANT TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE ON NATIONAL CITIZEN PROGRAMMES? / SMALL CROYDON FIRMS INVITED TO MEET CONSTRUCTION AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT BUYERS Support workers, mentors and leaders are being sought to work with young people from Croydon on this year’s round of National Citizen Service (NCS) programmes. As well as recruiting staff, applications are also open for … Continue reading WANT TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE ON NATIONAL CITIZEN PROGRAMMES?

CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION PLANS 'CALLED IN' FOR REVIEW – as Bennett is set to move from housing to planning

CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION PLANS 'CALLED IN' FOR REVIEW - as Bennett is set to move from housing to planning The decision by Lambeth council's cabinet to demolish Central Hill estate in Crystal Palace has been 'called in' for review. Lambeth's Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs, who has made the call-in, says: New evidence provided … Continue reading CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION PLANS 'CALLED IN' FOR REVIEW – as Bennett is set to move from housing to planning

…..AS WELL AS 'KEY GUARANTEES' – "Tenants should be offered equivalent terms" says CONSERVATIVE opposition leader

......AS WELL AS 'KEY GUARANTEES' - "Tenants should be offered equivalent terms" says CONSERVATIVE opposition leader The cabinet decision on 'key guarantees' for people living in homes on the six council estates Lambeth want to demolish have also been called in by Cllr Briggs. His main reason: ‘Guarantees’ are no longer ‘guaranteed’. "The ‘guarantees’ have … Continue reading …..AS WELL AS 'KEY GUARANTEES' – "Tenants should be offered equivalent terms" says CONSERVATIVE opposition leader