SHOPS SHOULD FORM PART OF NEW DEVELOPMENT OF OTHER CINEMA BUILDING – BROMLEY  Changes to Crystal Palace park also listed in new draft borough plan

Shops should form part of the frontage when the OTHER former cinema building on Church Road, Crystal Palace is demolished, say Bromley council. The move to ground floor retail is outlined in a new 'consultation' document which forms part of Bromley's borough-wide draft local plan. The building - to the right of the cinema building … Continue reading SHOPS SHOULD FORM PART OF NEW DEVELOPMENT OF OTHER CINEMA BUILDING – BROMLEY  Changes to Crystal Palace park also listed in new draft borough plan

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PEOPLE’S AUDIT SLAM LAMBETH OVER TEACHER NUMBERS CLAIMS: “If this logic is to be believed then number of senior teachers in the borough has increased to 431 – SEVEN times the original number.”

People's Audit Lambeth have hit back at claims by a senior Lambeth Labour councillor that figures they gave in their latest report for the number of senior managers in Lambeth are incorrect. People's Audit Lambeth say: 1. Lambeth claim that the reason that the increase in staff earning over £50K has increased from 274 in … Continue reading PEOPLE’S AUDIT SLAM LAMBETH OVER TEACHER NUMBERS CLAIMS: “If this logic is to be believed then number of senior teachers in the borough has increased to 431 – SEVEN times the original number.”

LAMBETHWATCH – 101 QUESTIONS NOT ANSWERED

Lambeth council's deputy leader responsible for finance Cllr Imogen Walker has responded angrily to a report from the People's Audit Lambeth which says Lambeth are employing loads more senior managers.   They never even asked us, says Imogen. Back in July last year News From Crystal Palace sent 101 questions to EVERY member of Lambeth … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – 101 QUESTIONS NOT ANSWERED

LAMBETHWATCH – FROM THE TWITTERSPHERE………

Defend The Ten Retweeted Tom Keene‏ @anthillsocial Jan 26 Replying to @cllr_andywilson @Lambethgp and 2 others Lambeth is a self proclaimed "co-operative council". It's crazy that it takes an FOI request to obtain basic information and it's not simply publicly published. Defend The Ten Retweeted Herne Hill Greens‏ @HerneHillGreens Jan 25 Great video on Carnegie … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – FROM THE TWITTERSPHERE………

NEW CABINET MEMBER FOR CROYDON / BLUE BADGE MISUSE – FOURTEEN RELATIVES OF GENUINE HOLDERS FOUND GUILTY /REFUGEE CHILDREN IN LEWISHAM TO GET £363,000 IN FUNDING  

Cllr Manju Shahul-Hameed, Croydon's new cabinet member for economy and jobs. NEW CABINET MEMBER FOR CROYDON Croydon council welcome Cllr Manju Shahul-Hameed to their cabinet this week as cabinet member for economy and jobs.   She succeeds Cllr Mark Watson, who is standing down from the cabinet following his decision not to seek re-election in … Continue reading NEW CABINET MEMBER FOR CROYDON / BLUE BADGE MISUSE – FOURTEEN RELATIVES OF GENUINE HOLDERS FOUND GUILTY /REFUGEE CHILDREN IN LEWISHAM TO GET £363,000 IN FUNDING  

MORE THAN 11,750 SIGN CRYSTAL PALACE SPORTS CENTRE PETITION – Focus group meeting on athletics tonight (Monday)

More than 11,750 people have signed a petition on the change.org website on saving athletics and sports at Crystal Palace. The petition says:  Current plans threaten to bulldoze the iconic athletics stadium and indoor training track, and significantly reduce other indoor and outdoor sporting facilities in the National Sports Centre. The impact of this on … Continue reading MORE THAN 11,750 SIGN CRYSTAL PALACE SPORTS CENTRE PETITION – Focus group meeting on athletics tonight (Monday)

FORMER MP TESSA JOWELL TELLS OF HER BATTLE AGAINST BRAIN CANCER

Former Dulwich and West Norwood MP Tessa Jowell has told fellow members of the House of Lords of her battle against brain cancer in a moving speech which reduced some members of the House to tears.   Baroness Jowell asked what action the Government were taking to evaluate innovative cancer treatments and make them available … Continue reading FORMER MP TESSA JOWELL TELLS OF HER BATTLE AGAINST BRAIN CANCER

GREAT NEWS CRYSTAL PALACE: WE’RE GETTING OUR CINEMA BACK!!!!!!! (Part Two)

Yesterday's wonderful news that Crystal Palace is set to get a cinema back for the first time in 50 years saw social media go into meltdown. Our story yesterday got a massive 631 hits in just over 12 hours - a record for a single day. Posts on social media include: Picture Palace Campaign: At … Continue reading GREAT NEWS CRYSTAL PALACE: WE’RE GETTING OUR CINEMA BACK!!!!!!! (Part Two)

“NO RESIDENT ENGAGEMENT IN LAMBETH WHICH HOLDS COUNCILLORS TO ACCOUNT” 

There is no resident engagement in Lambeth that holds Labour councillors to account, Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs told Lambeth council's meeting on Wednesday evening. The new arrangements of resident engagement in Lambeth have been criticised by leasehold representatives, tenant representatives and Conservative councillors and activists as a complete failure, he said. Conservative plans … Continue reading “NO RESIDENT ENGAGEMENT IN LAMBETH WHICH HOLDS COUNCILLORS TO ACCOUNT” 

OPPOSITION LEADER OFFERS TO ARRANGE MEETING BETWEEN LAMBETH AND HEALTH SECRETARY OVER NHS FUNDING – denies knowledge of smear campaign against  former King’s hospital chief 

Lambeth's Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs has offered to try and arrange a meeting between her and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt. He was responding to a question from Cllr Jacqui Dyer at Wednesday's council meeting. Cllr Dyer had asked Cllr Briggs: "Will the Conservative Group leader take this opportunity to disown the dreadful smear … Continue reading OPPOSITION LEADER OFFERS TO ARRANGE MEETING BETWEEN LAMBETH AND HEALTH SECRETARY OVER NHS FUNDING – denies knowledge of smear campaign against  former King’s hospital chief