PURPLE BEANS (AND STRAWBERRY FIZZ CAKE): IT CAN ONLY BE……CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET

Brockmans: Purple beans We've been thinking about plastic. Anna from The Store Cupboard says "Our mission at The Store Cupboard - beside of selling affordable and delicious organic products - is to reduce plastic waste. Bring your own container (we take any jar, bag or box) and get five pence off per item. Unfortunately we … Continue reading PURPLE BEANS (AND STRAWBERRY FIZZ CAKE): IT CAN ONLY BE……CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET

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LAMBETH COUNCIL BAN THE BEEB!!!

LAMBETH COUNCIL BAN THE BEEB!!! Lambeth council banned BBC TV cameras from the Cressingham estate at Tulse Hill prior to yesterday's broadcast of the 'Sunday Politics' programme. The BBC were there to film an item on the Lambeth Peoples Audit report which found the council has wasted millions of pounds of taxpayers money. BBC TV … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNCIL BAN THE BEEB!!!

FANCY LOOKING AT YOUR COUNCIL'S BOOKS?

FANCY LOOKING AT YOUR COUNCIL'S BOOKS? If you want to follow in the footsteps of Lambeth Peoples Audit and look at your council's books, here are the official details for the five boroughs which sit in or around Crystal Palace: BROMLEY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 … Continue reading FANCY LOOKING AT YOUR COUNCIL'S BOOKS?

AUDITING YOUR COUNCIL'S ACCOUNTS – A QUICK GUIDE

AUDITING YOUR COUNCIL'S ACCOUNTS - A QUICK GUIDE Q: What can I inspect? A: You can inspect your authority’s accounts, any related documents, and, if a local elector, any report the auditor made in that financial year. The law says you may inspect the accounts to be audited and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers … Continue reading AUDITING YOUR COUNCIL'S ACCOUNTS – A QUICK GUIDE

AUDITING YOUR COUNCIL’S ACCOUNTS – A QUICK GUIDE

AUDITING YOUR COUNCIL'S ACCOUNTS - A QUICK GUIDE Q: What can I inspect? A: You can inspect your authority’s accounts, any related documents, and, if a local elector, any report the auditor made in that financial year. The law says you may inspect the accounts to be audited and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers … Continue reading AUDITING YOUR COUNCIL’S ACCOUNTS – A QUICK GUIDE

UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY RE-OPENS TOMORROW!!!!

UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY RE-OPENS TOMORROW!!!! The Upper Norwood Library Hub re-opens to the public at 10 am tomorrow (Saturday 15th July) having undergone a major refurbishment.   At an event in the library on Westow Hill this evening Laura Wright, who chairs the library trustees, told around 80 guests: "This is such an exciting night … Continue reading UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY RE-OPENS TOMORROW!!!!

PEOPLES AUDIT LAMBETH ON SUNDAY POLITICS SHOW

PEOPLES AUDIT LAMBETH ON SUNDAY POLITICS SHOW Peoples Audit Lambeth are featuring on the Sunday Politics show this weekend - BBC1 at 11am. Their revelations of financial mismanagement within Lambeth council and the wasting of millions of pounds of taxpayers money have prompted an outburst of  anger on social media. Lambeth Labour party have posted … Continue reading PEOPLES AUDIT LAMBETH ON SUNDAY POLITICS SHOW

£700,000 GRANT TO HELP HISTORIC GREAT NORTH WOOD (Teddy bear picnics welcome)

£700,000 GRANT TO HELP HISTORIC GREAT NORTH WOOD (Teddy bear picnics welcome) As part of the Living Landscapes initiative, the London Wildlife Trust has been awarded a grant of nearly £700,000 from Heritage Lottery Fund to revive the Great North Wood. Throughout the Middle Ages, across a large swathe of south London, an ancient wooded … Continue reading £700,000 GRANT TO HELP HISTORIC GREAT NORTH WOOD (Teddy bear picnics welcome)

RAIN GARDENS BEING CREATED ALONG RIVER EFFRA'S COURSE TO REDUCE FLOODING RISK (Or: Of river beds and flower beds)

RAIN GARDENS BEING CREATED ALONG RIVER EFFRA'S COURSE TO REDUCE FLOODING RISK (Or: Of river beds and flower beds) Since 2014 London Wildlife Trust has been creating rain gardens along the  course of the lost River Effra – reducing the risk of flooding. Rain gardens are free-draining gardens with rainwater diverted into them from the … Continue reading RAIN GARDENS BEING CREATED ALONG RIVER EFFRA'S COURSE TO REDUCE FLOODING RISK (Or: Of river beds and flower beds)

RAIN GARDENS BEING CREATED ALONG RIVER EFFRA’S COURSE TO REDUCE FLOODING RISK (Or: Of river beds and flower beds)

RAIN GARDENS BEING CREATED ALONG RIVER EFFRA'S COURSE TO REDUCE FLOODING RISK (Or: Of river beds and flower beds) Since 2014 London Wildlife Trust has been creating rain gardens along the  course of the lost River Effra – reducing the risk of flooding. Rain gardens are free-draining gardens with rainwater diverted into them from the … Continue reading RAIN GARDENS BEING CREATED ALONG RIVER EFFRA’S COURSE TO REDUCE FLOODING RISK (Or: Of river beds and flower beds)