….AND WEST NORWOOD FREE FILM FESTIVAL

West Norwood’s second Free Film Festival of 2017 builds on the successful inaugural week of free movies back in March which saw packed venues across West Norwood. This time round we’re giving SE27 a Halloween makeover with spooky films running from 27 – 31 October. So rev up your broomsticks, climb out of your coffins, … Continue reading ….AND WEST NORWOOD FREE FILM FESTIVAL

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1930’S PUBLIC HEALTH FILM MADE AFTER BERMONDSEY COUNCIL GOT ‘OPPIN MAD / DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY- WHAT’S ON NOVEMBER 2017 / LAMBETH LIBRARIES – CHILDRENS PROGRAMME

1930'S PUBLIC HEALTH FILM MADE AFTER BERMONDSEY COUNCIL GOT 'OPPIN MAD  Southwark council’s local history library is airing a public health film that has not been seen since the 1930s. The film, ‘Oppin, focuses on the interwar period, when most of the country’s beer hops were grown in Kent. At harvest time people from Peckham … Continue reading 1930’S PUBLIC HEALTH FILM MADE AFTER BERMONDSEY COUNCIL GOT ‘OPPIN MAD / DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY- WHAT’S ON NOVEMBER 2017 / LAMBETH LIBRARIES – CHILDRENS PROGRAMME

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS TRANSFORM TWO ESTATE GARDENS IN LAMBETH /    FIFTY PROSECUTIONS MILESTONE FOR BROMLEY’S BLUE BADGE CAMPAIGN / LEWISHAM ANTI-POVERTY PLAN LAUNCHED / SOUTHWARK COUNCIL PICKS UP THIRD PRIZE AT LONDON HOMELESSNESS AWARDS

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS TRANSFORM TWO ESTATE GARDENS IN LAMBETH    Community partnerships have transformed two gardens on Tulse Hill estate this summer – and residents plan to make more changes on the estate in the near future. Air and watering People had to go to the old airing rooms, take out a big roll of watering … Continue reading COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS TRANSFORM TWO ESTATE GARDENS IN LAMBETH /    FIFTY PROSECUTIONS MILESTONE FOR BROMLEY’S BLUE BADGE CAMPAIGN / LEWISHAM ANTI-POVERTY PLAN LAUNCHED / SOUTHWARK COUNCIL PICKS UP THIRD PRIZE AT LONDON HOMELESSNESS AWARDS

“TRANSITIONAL RELIEF NOW IN PLACE TO HELP LAMBETH BUSINESSES” 

"TRANSITIONAL RELIEF NOW IN PLACE TO HELP LAMBETH BUSINESSES"  Transitional Relief is now in place to help manage the impact on businesses, limiting the amount of the increase in business rates that can come in to force each year, says Lambeth's deputy council leader responsible for finance. Cllr Imogen Walker told Thursday's meeting of Lambeth … Continue reading “TRANSITIONAL RELIEF NOW IN PLACE TO HELP LAMBETH BUSINESSES” 

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS THROWN OUT

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS THROWN OUT Plans to redevelop much of the Queens hotel on Church Road, Crystal Palace were thrown out by a Croydon council planning committee last night (Thursday). Officers had recommended approval of revised plans for the historic building but the application was refused on a majority vote. Fitzroy Wakefield Action Group told … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL PLANS THROWN OUT

ALMOST 5,500 SIGN PETITION TO SAVE THE CINEMA MUSEUM IN JUST TWO DAYS

ALMOST 5,500 SIGN PETITION TO SAVE THE CINEMA MUSEUM IN JUST TWO DAYS Almost 5,500 people have signed a petition to save the Cinema Museum in Kennington - with almost 1,000 adding their signatures since this story was first drafted mid-afternoon today. The campaign has already attracted potential support from TV chat show host Jonathan … Continue reading ALMOST 5,500 SIGN PETITION TO SAVE THE CINEMA MUSEUM IN JUST TWO DAYS

“Storm Brian? Who? Pah – as though a bit of a breeze is going to put us off” – Food Market’s Open!!!!

"Storm Brian? Who? Pah – as though a bit of a breeze is going to put us off" - Food Market's Open!!!! Don't worry - we will be open.  High winds are forecast from Storm Brian so we will be trading out of vans and cars - all the farmers will be here & you … Continue reading “Storm Brian? Who? Pah – as though a bit of a breeze is going to put us off” – Food Market’s Open!!!!

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD   Revised plans for the historic Queens hotel on Church Road are set to get the go-ahead at a Croydon council planning committee meeting tomorrow night (Thursday). An officers report to the committee recommends permission for the plans which include demolition of existing buildings to the centre … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD

QUEENS HOTEL – PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS

QUEENS HOTEL - PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS Other points from the report: Objections include: Townscape Three times above the density guide recommended for a comparable residential scheme Recladding must be fireproof Neighbour amenity Overshadowing and loss of daylight / Noise and disturbance / Diminish the ambience of the Regency Garden / Visual intrusion; … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL – PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS

TWO TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER TRIANGLE SHOP FIRE

TWO TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER TRIANGLE SHOP FIRE   Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers were called to a fire in a small shop on Westow Hill in Upper Norwood this morning (Wednesday). The fire damaged around half of the shop - which is between Palace Kebab and the former Lloyds bank branch. … Continue reading TWO TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER TRIANGLE SHOP FIRE