AUCKLAND RISE: CONTROVERSIAL PLANS SET TO BE APPROVED DESPITE NUMEROUS REASONS FOR 'NO DEVELOPMENT'

AUCKLAND RISE: CONTROVERSIAL PLANS SET TO BE APPROVED DESPITE NUMEROUS REASONS FOR 'NO DEVELOPMENT' Controversial plans to build infill homes on the Auckland Rise estate are set to get the go-ahead at a Croydon council planning committee tomorrow evening (Wednesday). A myriad of objections have been raised to the proposals including: Numerous breaches of national … Continue reading AUCKLAND RISE: CONTROVERSIAL PLANS SET TO BE APPROVED DESPITE NUMEROUS REASONS FOR 'NO DEVELOPMENT'

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AUCKLAND RISE: LOCAL GROUPS NOT CONSULTED – OR STEVE REED MP

AUCKLAND RISE: LOCAL GROUPS NOT CONSULTED - OR STEVE REED MP  Myriad of criticisms include: "Just because Brick by Brick is the council’s own development company, it should not mean they can be exempt from any official plans and guidance." "If Brick by Brick had really listened and acted upon people’s views, this proposed development … Continue reading AUCKLAND RISE: LOCAL GROUPS NOT CONSULTED – OR STEVE REED MP

AUCKLAND RISE: OFFICERS REPORT TO TOMORROW NIGHT’S PLANNING MEETING

AUCKLAND RISE: OFFICERS REPORT TO TOMORROW NIGHT’S PLANNING MEETING Among comments made in a report to tomorrow night’s meeting (6.30 pm, Croydon town hall) are the following: The Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan identifies the estate as not detracting from the conservation area. The estate which this site forms a part of has had … Continue reading AUCKLAND RISE: OFFICERS REPORT TO TOMORROW NIGHT’S PLANNING MEETING

NEW PLANS FOR QUEENS HOTEL

NEW PLANS FOR QUEENS HOTEL New plans for the historic Queen's hotel at 122 Church Road have been put forward by Euro (Queens Hotel) Ltd. The application is for: the demolition of existing buildings to the centre and rear of the site and existing extensions to the roof with the construction of a new spine … Continue reading NEW PLANS FOR QUEENS HOTEL

CRYSTAL PALACE OVERGROUND FESTIVAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

CRYSTAL PALACE OVERGROUND FESTIVAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED Crystal Palace park has been the scene of many a free concert and additionally the bowl has a long history of legendary gigs from the very beginning in 1967 when Pink Floyd performed all the way up to the famous Bob Marley concert in 1980 and finally in 1999 … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE OVERGROUND FESTIVAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

MAYOR OF LONDON PETITIONED OVER CENTRAL HILL ESTATE DEMOLITION: "LAMBETH SHOULD PROVIDE ENERGY AND CARBON FIGURES"

MAYOR OF LONDON PETITIONED OVER CENTRAL HILL ESTATE DEMOLITION: "LAMBETH SHOULD PROVIDE ENERGY AND CARBON FIGURES" A new petition to the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan calling on Lambeth council to produce energy and carbon assessment figures for the six estates they want to demolish has been launched on the change.org website. The petition - … Continue reading MAYOR OF LONDON PETITIONED OVER CENTRAL HILL ESTATE DEMOLITION: "LAMBETH SHOULD PROVIDE ENERGY AND CARBON FIGURES"

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – PUBLIC EXHIBITION ON REGENERATION PLANS THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK - PUBLIC EXHIBITION ON REGENERATION PLANS THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Public Exhibition – Regeneration Plan Update Come and join us at the Information Centre in Crystal Palace Park to find out more about the park’s Regeneration Plan. Over the past year we have been reviewing and refining ideas, consulting with the community … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – PUBLIC EXHIBITION ON REGENERATION PLANS THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

"NO POLITICAL OFFICE STAFF IN LAMBETH" – OR ARE THERE?

"NO POLITICAL OFFICE STAFF IN LAMBETH" - OR ARE THERE? In response to the following Freedom of Information request: Please state number of political office staff currently employed by Lambeth council. Please state what their individual annual salaries before tax currently are. Not requesting any names. Lambeth council have responded: "There are no political office … Continue reading "NO POLITICAL OFFICE STAFF IN LAMBETH" – OR ARE THERE?

“NO POLITICAL OFFICE STAFF IN LAMBETH” – OR ARE THERE?

"NO POLITICAL OFFICE STAFF IN LAMBETH" - OR ARE THERE? In response to the following Freedom of Information request: Please state number of political office staff currently employed by Lambeth council. Please state what their individual annual salaries before tax currently are. Not requesting any names. Lambeth council have responded: "There are no political office … Continue reading “NO POLITICAL OFFICE STAFF IN LAMBETH” – OR ARE THERE?

CHAOS AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY

CHAOS AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY Defend the Ten have fired a fresh load of broadsides at Lambeth council over their antics involving the Carnegie library at Herne Hill. They say: "Almost 14 months since Carnegie and Minet libraries were pointlessly closed… what’s happening? "Well, local people are never told anything, but here’s some pointers… 1. PLANS STILL … Continue reading CHAOS AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY