GRAPE AND GRAIN PLANS SET TO BE UNVEILED

Wetherspoon's are set to unveil their plans for the site of the Grape and Grain pub at a drop-in event on Monday October 8th. The drop-in event, from 4pm to 8pm, is being held in the Crystal Palace museum, almost opposite the vacant pub premises, close to  the top of Anerley Hill. Whatever plans are … Continue reading GRAPE AND GRAIN PLANS SET TO BE UNVEILED

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EVERYMAN CINEMA CRYSTAL PALACE: THE WRAPPINGS OFF THE TOP FLOOR!…

The covers and scaffolding have been removed from the upper part of the new Everyman cinema at 25 Church Road Crystal Palace. Scaffolding remains at the lower level prior to the outside canopy over the entrance being installed.

……AND THERE’S WRAPS TO UNWRAP AT THE FOOD MARKET

Crystal Palace food market Haynes Lane / Bedwardine Road Organic veg, fruit, meat, fish, eggs, local honey, milk, butter, flowers, vegan, smokery, bread, cakes, pastries, olives, olive oil, natural wine, store cupboard refills (herbs, tea, flours, rice, nuts, oils), eco cleaning refills, eco house supplies, salads, wraps, cbd, lunch, coffee, local art & crafts and food bank collection I0 am to 3pm … Continue reading ……AND THERE’S WRAPS TO UNWRAP AT THE FOOD MARKET

POLICE WANT TO TALK TO BURGLARY SUSPECT – People’s homes in Croydon and Lambeth broken into

Detectives investigating a spate of burglaries in south London have released an image of a man they wish to speak to. Michael Darnley, 54 (23.10.63) of no fixed abode is wanted in connection with 12 residential burglaries since March 2017. In each incident, homes in Croydon, Lambeth, Wandsworth and Merton were broken into during the … Continue reading POLICE WANT TO TALK TO BURGLARY SUSPECT – People’s homes in Croydon and Lambeth broken into

ISSUE OF PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH HIGHLIGHTED

Agencies from across Croydon banded together to highlight the issue of perinatal mental health and the importance of supporting parents during pregnancy and up until their child turns five. At Croydon’s first Best Start Perinatal Mental Health Conference parents and professionals gave powerful testimonies about their experiences with perinatal mental health and the effect it … Continue reading ISSUE OF PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH HIGHLIGHTED

ADVICE FOR LANDLORDS AT CROYDON CONFERENCE

More than 100 local landlords can get free support about keeping on top of changes in the lettings industry if they sign up for a conference being run next week by Croydon council. The Jurys Inn hotel in Wellesley Road will host the conference, which is open to both existing private landlords with properties in … Continue reading ADVICE FOR LANDLORDS AT CROYDON CONFERENCE

ABSOLUTELY BONKERS!!!!!! One: Lambeth council to use estate agents to let homes on demolition-threatened estates. Two: Lambeth set to ‘invest’ £15 million in 47 homes for temporary accommodation for seven years – some in OUTER London. Three: Lambeth spend £3 million plus every three months on night time temporary accommodation for the homeless – so why don’t they just put people from the housing waiting list into the vacant HOMES on demolition-threatened estates?

Lambeth council are set to spend £15 million 'investing' in 47 two-bed homes - some in OUTER London - in a move aimed at reducing the £1 million plus per month they spend on temporary night-time accommodation for homeless people. The announcement comes as Lambeth's cabinet member for planning, investment and NEW HOMES Cllr Matthew Bennett … Continue reading ABSOLUTELY BONKERS!!!!!! One: Lambeth council to use estate agents to let homes on demolition-threatened estates. Two: Lambeth set to ‘invest’ £15 million in 47 homes for temporary accommodation for seven years – some in OUTER London. Three: Lambeth spend £3 million plus every three months on night time temporary accommodation for the homeless – so why don’t they just put people from the housing waiting list into the vacant HOMES on demolition-threatened estates?

OPINION: HOW LAMBETH LABOUR HAVE PLAYED A BRILLIANT SLEIGHT OF HAND OVER HOUSING

A brilliant political sleight of hand has been played by Lambeth Labour.* They have a new cabinet member for housing - but he's not the cabinet member for new homes. So the cabinet member for housing can't move people off the housing waiting list into the scores of empty properties on the six estates which … Continue reading OPINION: HOW LAMBETH LABOUR HAVE PLAYED A BRILLIANT SLEIGHT OF HAND OVER HOUSING

NEW HOUSING CHIEF’S CALL FOR MORE INVOLVEMENT FROM LAMBETH’S TENANTS AND RESIDENTS (Lambeth housing special – One)

Lambeth's new cabinet member for housing Cllr Paul Gadsby wants more involvement from Lambeth council tenants and leaseholders. "We need to up our communications with residents and I'm listening to residents that they do want more engagement" he told the council's overview and scrutiny committee in a meeting which focused on housing. "I want to … Continue reading NEW HOUSING CHIEF’S CALL FOR MORE INVOLVEMENT FROM LAMBETH’S TENANTS AND RESIDENTS (Lambeth housing special – One)

….AND THEY DO (AND YOU WILL BE INVITED TO THE TENANTS ASSEMBLY, CLLR GADSBY TELLS ONE ESTATE RESIDENT (Lambeth housing special – Two)

A lady named Barbara from the Streatham Hill estate told the overview and scrutiny committee there were questions about Wednesday walkabouts, resident panels and tenants newsletters but she preferred to deal with them by e-mail "as it would take too long.". "We haven't had a meeting of the tenants residents association for over a year … Continue reading ….AND THEY DO (AND YOU WILL BE INVITED TO THE TENANTS ASSEMBLY, CLLR GADSBY TELLS ONE ESTATE RESIDENT (Lambeth housing special – Two)