THURSDAY 15TH NOVEMBER: EVERYMAN OPENS A CINEMA FOR CRYSTAL PALACE AFTER 50-YEAR ABSENCE

Much to the delight of many local residents who have campaigned tirelessly for over nine years, Everyman Cinemas will reopen the fully refurbished venue at 25 Church Road on Thursday 15th November - 50 years after the picture house closed its doors. After the tireless efforts by the Picture Palace Campaign to have the building … Continue reading THURSDAY 15TH NOVEMBER: EVERYMAN OPENS A CINEMA FOR CRYSTAL PALACE AFTER 50-YEAR ABSENCE

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POPPIES RIPPED FROM PENGE WAR MEMORIAL

Knitted Poppies were ripped from Penge War Memorial railings by two men/teenagers last night (Thursday). More than 500 Poppies had been placed on the Memorial in Penge High Street  by Cllr Kathy Bance, a former Mayor of Bromley, and and a group of volunteers on Wednesday night. News of the appalling act of vandalism was … Continue reading POPPIES RIPPED FROM PENGE WAR MEMORIAL

ST JOHN’S MEADOW HAS MIND AND SOUL (Official) – and Sensible Garden is finalist in Croydon’s Take Pride awards

Congratulations To St John's Meadow !   Presenting the award-winning St. John's Meadow Garden! St John's Meadow volunteers Mark, Robin and Jenny, with Fr Daniel and Rvd William Van Der Hart The crew at St. John's are delighted to announce that our beloved meadow has won a Green Health award in a competition sponsored by the Church … Continue reading ST JOHN’S MEADOW HAS MIND AND SOUL (Official) – and Sensible Garden is finalist in Croydon’s Take Pride awards

THREE-YEAR BAN ON ILLEGAL ‘TRAVELLERS’ IN CROYDON

A three-year injunction protecting highways and green spaces across Croydon was granted in London's High Court yesterday (Thursday). The High Court order bans anyone from occupying land or disposing of waste on more than 200 of the borough’s parks, open spaces, council land and 12 highways. The move follows Croydon winning a temporary injunction earlier … Continue reading THREE-YEAR BAN ON ILLEGAL ‘TRAVELLERS’ IN CROYDON

WHAT’S IN STORE AT CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET TOMORROW

Anna restocking the Store Cupboard at the food market to keep the shelves full of goodness. Saturday 20th October 10 am to 3pm. Haynes Lane (off Westow Street) / Top of Bedwardine Road Organic veg, fruit, meat, fish, eggs, milk, butter, flowers, vegan, smokery, bread, cakes, pastries, olives, olive oil, natural wine, store cupboard refills (herbs, tea, flours, … Continue reading WHAT’S IN STORE AT CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET TOMORROW

FROM THE PICTURE PALACE CAMPAIGN: THE FINAL REEL

Dear Friends of the Picture Palace Campaign We are absolutely delighted to announce that the Everyman Crystal Palace at 25 Church Road will be officially opening on Friday 16 November with screenings including Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and The Grinch.  To book tickets for this and other films, simply go online at https://www.everymancinema.com/crystal-palace And, don’t forget … Continue reading FROM THE PICTURE PALACE CAMPAIGN: THE FINAL REEL

BUILD A BRIDGE FOR THE PARK’S DINOSAURS!!!!

Do you want to get up close and personal with Crystal Palace’s iconic Dinosaurs? Help us BUILD A BRIDGE so we can run tours, volunteer opportunities, school trips & more to our unique Dino Island! Please pledge today at www.spacehive.com/bridges-to-the-crystal-palace-dinosaurs The Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs say… Thank you so much to everyone who attended Dino … Continue reading BUILD A BRIDGE FOR THE PARK’S DINOSAURS!!!!

FOUR-TIME OLYMPIAN DONNA WILL GET FREEDOM OF CROYDON BOROUGH ALONGSIDE ROY HODGSON

A dedicated sprinter who represented Team Great Britain at four Olympic Games and now works to help improve equality in athletics is being given the Freedom of Croydon Borough. Donna Fraser grew up in Thornton Heath with her three older sisters and attended Winterbourne Junior Girls School, St Mary’s Catholic High School and Croydon College. … Continue reading FOUR-TIME OLYMPIAN DONNA WILL GET FREEDOM OF CROYDON BOROUGH ALONGSIDE ROY HODGSON

SHENA MACKAY AND MICHELLE ROBERTS AT BOOKSELLER CROW

Well hello there from the top of the hill. Over the coming weeks we have a number of fantastic events including Tom Cox reading ghost stories by candlelight and Robin Ince with a comedian's take on what it is that makes us human - to say nothing of Paul Ewan and that man Plug. But firstly and very, very proudly, … Continue reading SHENA MACKAY AND MICHELLE ROBERTS AT BOOKSELLER CROW

LAMBETH LIBRARIES IN OCTOBER: WINDRUSH, WORKSHOPS, AND THE REBELLIOUS WOMEN OF WIMBLEDON

Wow what a month in Lambeth Libraries! This is our second mail-out for October and although we generally only bother you once a month (!), I hope you'll agree that October is deserving of an extra email. So much happens in October in Lambeth Libraries that it's hard to keep up - so far we've already … Continue reading LAMBETH LIBRARIES IN OCTOBER: WINDRUSH, WORKSHOPS, AND THE REBELLIOUS WOMEN OF WIMBLEDON