PILOT ID SCHEME AT BROMLEY COUNCIL ELECTIONS IN MAY

Bromley are taking part in a Voter ID pilot at the Local Council Elections on 3 May 2018. This means that Bromley voters must produce ID to vote at a polling station. They will be asked to show one form of photographic ID from a list which includes a passport, photo driving licence or Freedom … Continue reading PILOT ID SCHEME AT BROMLEY COUNCIL ELECTIONS IN MAY

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DAVID BOAD’S FUNERAL

An RAF bandsman sounded the 'Last Post' at David Boad's funeral at West Norwood crematorium this morning (Friday).   As News From Crystal Palace has previously reported, David was found dead at his Chestnut Road, West Norwood home after a concerned neighbor contacted police. His death made headlines in national newspapers after Lambeth council cleared … Continue reading DAVID BOAD’S FUNERAL

COUNCIL PREPARING FOR SNOW DISRUPTION

Croydon council are urging residents to plan ahead for snow forecast next week as the borough’s staff and contractors continue their preparations for the cold snap. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow between 4pm on Monday and 11.55pm on Tuesday for London, including Croydon. The warning forecasts “persistent” snow in … Continue reading COUNCIL PREPARING FOR SNOW DISRUPTION

CRESSINGHAM GARDENS RESIDENTS CALL FOR ESTATE DEMOLITION PLANS TO BE PUT ON HOLD FOLLOWING MAYOR’S U-TURN ON BALLOTS

Cressingham Gardens residents are calling for Lambeth council’s regeneration proposals to be put on hold following the Mayor of London’s U-turn on mandatory ballots. Residents believe the council should halt the scheme while the Mayor’s consultation is ongoing. They say Lambeth council are consolidating their plan to spend tens of millions of pounds of public … Continue reading CRESSINGHAM GARDENS RESIDENTS CALL FOR ESTATE DEMOLITION PLANS TO BE PUT ON HOLD FOLLOWING MAYOR’S U-TURN ON BALLOTS

HUNDREDS OF ARRESTS, WEAPONS SEIZED – Operation Sceptre week of action

(Knives recovered in Croydon during Operation Sceptre's week of action) The latest phase of the Metropolitan Police's ' Operation Sceptre' to fight knife crime has seen nearly 300 arrests and in excess of 250 weapons taken off the streets. Running from Monday, 12 February, the week of action involved partnership with City of London Police … Continue reading HUNDREDS OF ARRESTS, WEAPONS SEIZED – Operation Sceptre week of action

PENGE BUSINESSES URGED TO BACK BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT VOTE

Traders in Penge town centre are being urged to vote yes in a ballot over the future of their area.   A group of local businesses are looking to set up a Business Improvement District (BID) to provide services designed to bring more customers and more spending into the area. It will only happen if … Continue reading PENGE BUSINESSES URGED TO BACK BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT VOTE

CLAIMS THAT PRAYER GATHERINGS OUTSIDE ABORTION CLINICS ARE PEACEFUL “DISINGENUOUS” SAYS LONDON ASSEMBLY MEMBER

Responding to the Government’s Review into harassment and intimidation near abortion clinics, deputy leader of the London assembly Labour group, Fiona Twycross AM, said:   “We firmly believe that the appropriate response to rising intimidation outside abortion clinics is not to invent new legislation but to provide clarity to assist in enforcing laws we already … Continue reading CLAIMS THAT PRAYER GATHERINGS OUTSIDE ABORTION CLINICS ARE PEACEFUL “DISINGENUOUS” SAYS LONDON ASSEMBLY MEMBER

LANDLORD WHO ILLEGALLY RENTED OUT FLAT FINED £6,000

A landlord who illegally rented out a South Croydon flat to tenants without getting the required licence has been ordered to pay a £6,000 fine. Croydon council reminded the landlord several times over six months that he needed to apply for a licence on the property in Warham Road and pay the £750 licence fee, … Continue reading LANDLORD WHO ILLEGALLY RENTED OUT FLAT FINED £6,000

SILENCE OF THE LAMBETHS

There's a funeral taking place at West Norwood cemetery this Friday (23rd) to which you are all invited. David Coad was 81. He lived in Chestnut Road, West Norwood. His body lay undiscovered for three weeks until a concerned nieghbour called police. Before the death certificate had even been signed Lambeth council moved in and … Continue reading SILENCE OF THE LAMBETHS

….AND LAMBETH COUNCIL’S FREEDOM OF INFORMATION TEAM ALSO PLAN TO STAY SILENT ON ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT CARNEGIE LIBRARY, HERNE HILL FROM NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE…..

Just as News From Crystal Palace was putting the finishing touches to the opinion piece headed 'Silence of the Lambeths' we received a reply from Lambeth council's Freedom of Information people. We had asked for copies of emails between a named council officer and Friends of Carnegie Library. The FOI people provided a copy of … Continue reading ….AND LAMBETH COUNCIL’S FREEDOM OF INFORMATION TEAM ALSO PLAN TO STAY SILENT ON ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT CARNEGIE LIBRARY, HERNE HILL FROM NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE…..