MP Helen Hayes has called for major changes in the way football clubs – both at league and non-league level - are treated. Her call follows Dulwich Hamlet FC being locked out of their Champion Hill ground – and having their own name, nickname and initials registered as a trade mark and being told not … Continue reading “FORWARD THE HAMLET!” MP’s RALLYING CRY IN HOUSE OF COMMONS OVER LOCKED-OUT FOOTBALL CLUB: Minister says Dulwich Hamlet FC situation “has turned into an utter mess” – will probe trademarks use and appoint independent mediator if necessary
Dulwich Hamlet FC are not unique in their current struggle, Helen Hayes told fellow MPs. "Their cause has received support from around the world, both from the football community and, significantly, from many who are not archetypal fans of the game but recognise the immense community value that the club brings. "There are stories similar … Continue reading DULWICH HAMLET FC “NOT UNIQUE IN THEIR CURRENT STRUGGLE”
MPs were given an outline history of Dulwich Hamlet FC by MP Helen Hayes during Friday afternoon’s adjournment debate in the House of Commons: This year, Dulwich Hamlet celebrated its 125th anniversary. The historic first formal meeting of Hamlet Old Boys and founder Pa Wilson took place on Friday 28 January 1893 at the Dulwich … Continue reading “DULWICH HAMLET HAVE MUCH TO CELEBRATE – BUT OFF THE PITCH THE PICTURE IS ENTIRELY DIFFERENT” – MP tells House of Commons
Bromley burglary - do you know him? Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Penge after which the occupants of a car fled the scene. Police were called shortly after 06:47hrs on Sunday, 18 March, to reports of two vehicles colliding on the crossroads of Parish Lane and Thesiger Road, SE20. Officers and … Continue reading POLICE APPEAL AFTER PENGE CAR COLLISION – AND CAN YOU I.D. A BURGLAR?
The last month has been a busy one. We've enjoyed the picturesque snow-covered Crystal Palace, signed up some great new classes to run at the library, and really cracked on with plans for the Crystal Palace Library of Things. More exciting news on that below... New Groups and Classes We've recently added T'ai Chi, Shared … Continue reading UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB: WHAT’S ON THIS MONTH – Library of Things starts lending April 21st
The manager of Diddy Dinos nursery on Crystal Palace Park Road had no idea the building had been scheduled for demolition around 10 years ago as part of the controversial MasterPlan for Crystal Palace park. Barbara Boisard who was visiting an information exhibition on the Crystal Palace park regeneration plan in the booking hall of … Continue reading DEMOLITION PLANS SHOCK FOR NURSERY OPERATORS – and a new building for ‘significant events’ on park’s terrace
Saturday 17th March Yes, we're open. They weather is looking a bit frisky, but we'll be there! (Weather forecast in following 'Snow Business' item - Ed.) Patsy will be making jerk chicken & pork for lunch, Neil's new coffee roasting stall will be up and running and Veaseys have had a good week fishing, so … Continue reading WINTER BUNDERLAND! FOOD MARKET WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW
Croydon council’s six gritting vehicles will be out and about from tonight to prepare for more snowfall this weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning that it will start snowing in Croydon around 4am on Saturday and is set to continue for much of the day. An amber weather warning is forecasting heavier … Continue reading SNOW BUSINESS / NEW SKATEPARK OPENS – NEW PARK CAFE OPEN EARLY 2019
NEW APPLICATION FOR QUEENS HOTEL / NEW HOMES PLANS BEHIND WESTOW HILL PREMISES / LAMBETH SEEK VIEWS ON IMPROVING STREETS IN GIPSY HILL AREA Campaigners opposing new plans to expand the historic Queens hotel on Church Road say the number of rooms will expand from 334 to 495 and increase the size of the current … Continue reading NEW APPLICATION FOR QUEENS HOTEL / NEW HOMES PLANS BEHIND WESTOW HILL PREMISES / LAMBETH SEEK VIEWS ON IMPROVING STREETS IN GIPSY HILL AREA
LEFT TAKE SEATS ON DULWICH AND WEST NORWOOD LABOUR EXECUTIVE Dulwich and West Norwood Labour constituency party held its annual meeting on March 1st. News From Crystal Palace understands that left-wing candidates - not all of whom are Momentum supporters - did much better than in previous years. The voting posts on the executive … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: LEFT TAKE SEATS ON DULWICH AND WEST NORWOOD LABOUR EXECUTIVE – AND WHO’S MAKING ALL THAT NOISE AT THE CARNEGIE ? – Lambeth won’t say…..