OVERGROUND FESTIVAL CROWDFUNDER RAISES MORE THAN £5,500 Appeal followed extra costs

OVERGROUND FESTIVAL CROWDFUNDER RAISES MORE THAN £5,500 Appeal followed extra costs Organisers of this year's Crystal Palace Overground Festival who made a 'softly softly' crowdfunding appeal to help cover a shortfall in costs of £8,000 on this year's event have been absolutely amazed by the response. Donations include £1,400 from the Gipsy Hill Brewery Co.; … Continue reading OVERGROUND FESTIVAL CROWDFUNDER RAISES MORE THAN £5,500 Appeal followed extra costs

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CRYSTAL PALACE PARK REGENERATION by Pat Trembath, Sydenham Society

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK REGENERATION by Pat Trembath, Sydenham Society Bromley council are at long last starting the process of regenerating Crystal Palace park. The Masterplan for the park which was finally agreed in 2013, after years of discussion and dispute, is beginning to be implemented. A Shadow Board of Trustees has been working with Bromley … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE PARK REGENERATION by Pat Trembath, Sydenham Society

SAFETY ADVICE FOLLOWING MOPED THEFTS /  HELP TO DISCOVER LAMBETH'S STRETCHER RAILINGS

SAFETY ADVICE FOLLOWING MOPED THEFTS /  HELP TO DISCOVER LAMBETH'S STRETCHER RAILINGS Southwark council street cleaners confronted a pair of thieves on a moped who had just snatched valuables from a woman on the street around Greenland Dock, Rotherhithe. The council and police say they are aware of a number of incidents like this in … Continue reading SAFETY ADVICE FOLLOWING MOPED THEFTS /  HELP TO DISCOVER LAMBETH'S STRETCHER RAILINGS

SHISHA BARS WARNED: NO SMOKING INCLUDES SHISHA PIPES / 'BEDS IN SHEDS' EXTENSION DEMOLISHED AFTER COUNCIL CRACKDOWN

SHISHA BARS WARNED: NO SMOKING INCLUDES SHISHA PIPES / 'BEDS IN SHEDS' EXTENSION DEMOLISHED AFTER COUNCIL CRACKDOWN The owner of a chain of shisha bars must pay fines and costs totalling more than £8,500 for allowing customers to smoke the exotic pipes inside three of his four premises on repeated occasions. Cllr Hamida Ali, Croydon's … Continue reading SHISHA BARS WARNED: NO SMOKING INCLUDES SHISHA PIPES / 'BEDS IN SHEDS' EXTENSION DEMOLISHED AFTER COUNCIL CRACKDOWN

BOULES AT LAST! / UPCOMING GREAT NORTH WOOD EVENTS /  AN EVENING OF CRIME

  BOULES AT LAST! / UPCOMING GREAT NORTH WOOD EVENTS /  AN EVENING OF CRIME We're all invited to the first annual Petanque-a-Ding-Dong tournament up at the Petanque court, top of the park by Church Road entrance, on Sunday 27th 3-5pm. Prizes, face painting, music and fun! Bring your boules frites and a drink and … Continue reading BOULES AT LAST! / UPCOMING GREAT NORTH WOOD EVENTS /  AN EVENING OF CRIME

MORE CASES OF UNLICENSED WASTE CARRIERS DUMPING RUBBISH

MORE CASES OF UNLICENSED WASTE CARRIERS DUMPING RUBBISH Two more cases of businesses being fined after using unlicensed waste carriers have been reported by Bromley council. Waste from refurbishment of a Coney Hall, Hayes restaurant was fly-tipped in Skibbs Lane, Chelsfield by an illegal waste removal operator. The restaurant owner pleaded guilty at Bromley magistrates … Continue reading MORE CASES OF UNLICENSED WASTE CARRIERS DUMPING RUBBISH

MP CALLS FOR ACTION TO TACKLE MOPED AND OFF-ROAD BIKES CRIMES /  GLA MEMBER HIGHLIGHTS MOPED-RELATED INCIDENTS AND ACID ATTACKS

MP CALLS FOR ACTION TO TACKLE MOPED AND OFF-ROAD BIKES CRIMES /  GLA MEMBER HIGHLIGHTS MOPED-RELATED INCIDENTS AND ACID ATTACKS MP Steve Reed has called for Croydon Police to be given the powers and resources to tackle criminals using off-road bikes and mopeds in the Croydon North constituency. Mr Reed has raised the issue locally … Continue reading MP CALLS FOR ACTION TO TACKLE MOPED AND OFF-ROAD BIKES CRIMES /  GLA MEMBER HIGHLIGHTS MOPED-RELATED INCIDENTS AND ACID ATTACKS

EX-PALACE STAR SIGNS UP FOR MARATHON MARCH

EX-PALACE STAR SIGNS UP FOR MARATHON MARCH Former Palace midfielder and England international Andy Gray has added his name to the starting line-up for Palace for Life Foundation’s Marathon March. Palace legend Andy Johnson and comedian and Eagles fan Kevin Day are already lined up for the event. On Saturday 7th October Palace for Life … Continue reading EX-PALACE STAR SIGNS UP FOR MARATHON MARCH

COUNCIL IN "COMPLETE CHAOS" SAYS CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER / CHIEF EXECUTIVE ON INDEFINITE LEAVE?

COUNCIL IN "COMPLETE CHAOS" SAYS CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER / CHIEF EXECUTIVE ON INDEFINITE LEAVE? Lambeth council is in "complete chaos" says Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs. News From Crystal Palace understands that chief executive Sean Harriss is apparently on indefinite leave and has not posted on Twitter since very early in July. Cllr Briggs … Continue reading COUNCIL IN "COMPLETE CHAOS" SAYS CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER / CHIEF EXECUTIVE ON INDEFINITE LEAVE?

LAMBETHWATCH: “WITH A LIBRARY AT ITS HEART”  / LAMBETH COUNCIL PEER REVIEW

LAMBETHWATCH: "WITH A LIBRARY AT ITS HEART"  / LAMBETH COUNCIL PEER REVIEW Last November Bruno Combelles made a Freedom of Information request to Lambeth council regarding the Carnegie library, Herne Hill.   He asked: "Can you provide the amounts paid (including donations and support in kind such as training) to each community group, The Carnegie … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: “WITH A LIBRARY AT ITS HEART”  / LAMBETH COUNCIL PEER REVIEW