CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL LATEST

Crystal Palace Festival brings Stereo MC’s, Rodney P, Polarbear and more to free park event Most of the artists and activities are now announced the festival’s Crystal Palace Park event on 16 June 2018. Festival director Noreen Meehan says: “We learned a great deal from our first year in the park. "We are very much … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL LATEST

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WILLIAM BLAKE IN PENGE…..

Bridge House Productions present Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd June - WILLIAM BLAKE - LETTERS FROM PARADISE As British national treasures go, William Blake, famously eccentric painter, poet, and visionary, is often hard to fathom. Some of his epic poetry he claimed to write by dictation from above – 'I am under the direction of … Continue reading WILLIAM BLAKE IN PENGE…..

LAMBETH READERS AND WRITERS FESTIVAL

Welcome to this year’s Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival – Week One (1 May-6 May 2018) Whether you enjoy reading, writing, discussion or simply sitting back and listening, there’s something for you happening in this year’s Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival. Fiction and history, prose and poetry, local writers and international literary superstars – be … Continue reading LAMBETH READERS AND WRITERS FESTIVAL

THUNDERBALL AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

Kennington Bioscope presents; Tokyo Chorus (1931): Wednesday May 2nd @ 7:30pm The Kennington Bioscope is a regular cinema event featuring live accompaniment to silent films that takes place at the Cinema Museum. The main feature is Tokyo Chorus (1931), one of Japanese master Yasujirō Ozu’s silent features. Talking pictures came late to Japan, where silent … Continue reading THUNDERBALL AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

LEND YOUR VEHICLE TO A MATE? THEY COULD BE DUMPING RUBBISH – BUT IT’S YOU WHO PAYS THE FINE! – council’s warning / VOLUNTEERS WANTED TO BE SUMMER READING CHALLENGE CHAMPIONS IN LEWISHAM LIBRARIES

Residents are being warned to be wary about lending their vehicles to others following prosecution for a fly-tipping offence. The warning comes from Bromley council after a male was seen on CCTV dumping garden waste, black bags and other household items from a silver Ford Transit van normally used by a Beckenham resident. The rubbish … Continue reading LEND YOUR VEHICLE TO A MATE? THEY COULD BE DUMPING RUBBISH – BUT IT’S YOU WHO PAYS THE FINE! – council’s warning / VOLUNTEERS WANTED TO BE SUMMER READING CHALLENGE CHAMPIONS IN LEWISHAM LIBRARIES

PENSIONERS PROTEST ENDS AMICABLY – as Ted Knight returns to Lambeth town hall

Former Lambeth council leader Ted Knight was back at the town hall in Brixton yesterday (Thursday) morning - as a protesting pensioner. Mr Knight, vice chairman of Lambeth Pensioners Action Group, was among around 15 pensioners who had come to challenge a Lambeth council decision to charge the group £40 an hour to hire a … Continue reading PENSIONERS PROTEST ENDS AMICABLY – as Ted Knight returns to Lambeth town hall

TESSA JOWELL HEARS TRIBUTES FROM STEVE REED AND HELEN HAYES

Former Dulwich MP Tessa Jowell was in the House of Commons to hear tributes from MPs Steve Reed and Helen Hayes. Their tributes came during a backbench debate on cancer treatment opened by Croydon South MP Sarah Jones. Steve Reed told the House: She was one of the Members of Parliament representing the London borough … Continue reading TESSA JOWELL HEARS TRIBUTES FROM STEVE REED AND HELEN HAYES

‘WINDRUSH’ ISSUES NOT A NEW PROBLEM HELEN HAYES TELLS HOME SECRETARY

The issues surrounding the 'Windrush' people are not a new problem that has suddenly arisen, MP Helen Hayes told Home Secretary Amber Rudd in a House of Commons debate. "It has been going on for years, and it is a consequence of Government policy which lacks any grace or compassion and which, in its intolerance, … Continue reading ‘WINDRUSH’ ISSUES NOT A NEW PROBLEM HELEN HAYES TELLS HOME SECRETARY

MPs DIFFERING VIEWS ON ELECTION IDs

Two MPs whose constituencies cover different parts of the borough of Bromley gave differing views on the ID cards residents will need when voting in next week's council elections to the House of Commons. As News From crystal palace has previously reported, voters going to the polls in Bromley will be asked to supply ID … Continue reading MPs DIFFERING VIEWS ON ELECTION IDs

IN PARLIAMENT: WRITTEN ANSWERS on a drug for people with cystic fibrosis, pension rights for civil servants convicted of criminal offences, unlicensed charity bag collections and nominating volunteers for honours / Questions on licensing of air weapons, council housing budgets

Written Answers - Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (23 Apr 2018)Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions his Department has had with Vertex on the cost supplying the drug Orkambi to the NHS. Steve Brine, Parliamentary under-secretary for health … Continue reading IN PARLIAMENT: WRITTEN ANSWERS on a drug for people with cystic fibrosis, pension rights for civil servants convicted of criminal offences, unlicensed charity bag collections and nominating volunteers for honours / Questions on licensing of air weapons, council housing budgets