SCHOOLS COMPETITION TO DESIGN SCULPTURES FOR LONDON BRIDGE PLINTHS

SCHOOLS COMPETITION TO DESIGN SCULPTURES FOR LONDON BRIDGE PLINTHS During World War Two hundreds of women were involved in the rebuilding of Waterloo Bridge, but their contribution was not publicly recognised for over half a century. Now the campaigners who secured that recognition are taking the story into London’s schools by revitalising a decades old … Continue reading SCHOOLS COMPETITION TO DESIGN SCULPTURES FOR LONDON BRIDGE PLINTHS

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JONATHAN COE IN CONVERSATION WITH MATTHEW SWEET

JONATHAN COE IN CONVERSATION WITH MATTHEW SWEET On Friday 30th June 2017- to celebrate Independent Bookshop Week, Spontaneous Productions in association with Kirkdale Bookshop is hosting a conversation between the award winning novelist Jonathan Coe and author and broadcaster, Matthew Sweet at 8pm, upstairs at Sydenham Centre, 44a Sydenham Rd SE26 5QX. Tickets: £8 full … Continue reading JONATHAN COE IN CONVERSATION WITH MATTHEW SWEET

APPEAL TO CATCH MIDNIGHT FLY-TIPPER

APPEAL TO CATCH MIDNIGHT FLY-TIPPER A midnight fly-tipper who dumped around a tonne-and-a-half of rubbish onto an Upper Norwood road is being sought by Croydon council officers - who are asking the public for their help. Residents reported a mound of wood, plaster, metalwork, rubble and other waste piled halfway across Auckland Road after they … Continue reading APPEAL TO CATCH MIDNIGHT FLY-TIPPER

“NO GRENEFELL-TYPE’ CLADDING IN OUR MEDIUM OR HIGH RISE BLOCKS” – LAMBETH / SOUTHWARK HOLD PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS FIRE SAFETY / LEWISHAM’S CHIEF EXECUTIVE AMONG COUNCIL STAFF HELPING AT KENSINGTON

"NO GRENEFELL-TYPE' CLADDING IN OUR MEDIUM OR HIGH RISE BLOCKS" - LAMBETH Lambeth council say they do not have any cladding on any of their medium/high rise residential blocks of the same form and construction as that reported to have been used at Grenfell Tower. "All of our recent work to bring homes up to … Continue reading “NO GRENEFELL-TYPE’ CLADDING IN OUR MEDIUM OR HIGH RISE BLOCKS” – LAMBETH / SOUTHWARK HOLD PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS FIRE SAFETY / LEWISHAM’S CHIEF EXECUTIVE AMONG COUNCIL STAFF HELPING AT KENSINGTON

RESIDENTS CONDEMN QUEENS HOTEL EXTENSION PLANS / GLA MEMBER VOICES OBJECTIONS / BEST WESTERN HOTELS CONFIRM INTEREST IN QUEENS

RESIDENTS CONDEMN QUEENS HOTEL EXTENSION PLANS / GLA MEMBER VOICES OBJECTIONS / BEST WESTERN HOTELS CONFIRM INTEREST IN QUEENS Residents opposing the proposed extensions to the Queens hotel on Church Road have issued a blistering condemnation of the plans, saying: expected vehicle movements to and from the site are understated; the amount of car parking … Continue reading RESIDENTS CONDEMN QUEENS HOTEL EXTENSION PLANS / GLA MEMBER VOICES OBJECTIONS / BEST WESTERN HOTELS CONFIRM INTEREST IN QUEENS

QUEENS HOTEL: RESIDENTS QUOTE CASE LAW AS THEY OBJECT TO PLANS / NEW APPLICATIONS FOR FITZROY GARDENS HOUSES

QUEENS HOTEL: RESIDENTS QUOTE CASE LAW AS THEY OBJECT TO PLANS / NEW APPLICATIONS FOR FITZROY GARDENS HOUSES Residents of Fitzroy and Wakefield Gardens have raised case law in their objections to the Queens hotel plans. They say that in order for Croydon council to grant consent for the Queens hotel plans they need to … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL: RESIDENTS QUOTE CASE LAW AS THEY OBJECT TO PLANS / NEW APPLICATIONS FOR FITZROY GARDENS HOUSES

GRENFELL: BROWN AND GREEN CAFES COLLECTING ARGOS / SAINSBURYS / MARKS AND SPENCER VOUCHERS FOR REHOUSED FAMILIES 

GRENFELL: BROWN AND GREEN CAFES COLLECTING ARGOS / SAINSBURYS / MARKS AND SPENCER VOUCHERS FOR REHOUSED FAMILIES  The five Brown and Green cafes in the area are collecting vouchers from Argos, Sainsbury's, and Marks and Spencer to help families made homeless by the Grenfell Tower disaster. The vouchers are for the Edward Woods centre that … Continue reading GRENFELL: BROWN AND GREEN CAFES COLLECTING ARGOS / SAINSBURYS / MARKS AND SPENCER VOUCHERS FOR REHOUSED FAMILIES 

SPECIAL EVENSONG AT ST JOHN'S TO CELEBRATE 200th BIRTHDAY OF JOHN LOUGHBOROUGH PEARSON/ SATURDAY AT CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET 

SPECIAL EVENSONG AT ST JOHN'S TO CELEBRATE 200th BIRTHDAY OF JOHN LOUGHBOROUGH PEARSON / SATURDAY AT CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET  St John the Evangelist church on Auckland Road will be holding a  special Festal Evensong on Saturday July 8th to coincide with the celebrations for the 200th birthday of John Loughborough Pearson. The evensong will … Continue reading SPECIAL EVENSONG AT ST JOHN'S TO CELEBRATE 200th BIRTHDAY OF JOHN LOUGHBOROUGH PEARSON/ SATURDAY AT CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET 

CROYDON: NEW CLAMPDOWN ON VIOLENT CRIME BY POLICE AND COUNCIL / DON’T MESS CAMPAIGN TO HARNESS PRIDE OF BOROUGH’S YOUTH

CROYDON: NEW CLAMPDOWN ON VIOLENT CRIME BY POLICE AND COUNCIL / DON’T MESS CAMPAIGN TO HARNESS PRIDE OF BOROUGH’S YOUTH Tackling violent crime on Croydon’s streets, greater protection for young people and specialist support for victims are part of a new action plan by the Safer Croydon Partnership. The community safety strategy 2017-2020 focuses on … Continue reading CROYDON: NEW CLAMPDOWN ON VIOLENT CRIME BY POLICE AND COUNCIL / DON’T MESS CAMPAIGN TO HARNESS PRIDE OF BOROUGH’S YOUTH

GRENFELL: CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER SEEKS URGENT MEETING ON LAMBETH FIRE RISK ASSESSMENTS

GRENFELL: CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER SEEKS URGENT MEETING ON LAMBETH FIRE RISK ASSESSMENTS Lambeth's Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs has called for an urgent meeting with the borough's chief executive over claims that  'Lambeth officers have confirmed that all Lambeth housing structures have an up to date fire risk assessment'. In a strongly worded letter … Continue reading GRENFELL: CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER SEEKS URGENT MEETING ON LAMBETH FIRE RISK ASSESSMENTS