CENTRAL HILL: Residents say: “Of the 150 households who responded, 94 per cent DO NOT support demolition.” SO THE MAJORITY OF PEOPLE LIVING ON CENTRAL HILL WANT DEMOLITION? – OK LAMBETH: PROVE IT. LET’S SEE THE CAMPAIGN COMPANY’S FILLED-IN FORMS – ALL OF THEM…..

The following Twitter posts show the huge depth of mistrust on Central Hill estate with both Lambeth council and the survey that was undertaken on the 'co-operative' council's behalf. Karen Bennett (secretary of the Central Hill tenants and residents association) 13 November 2016 · London TCC (The Campaign Company) are on the estate right now … Continue reading CENTRAL HILL: Residents say: “Of the 150 households who responded, 94 per cent DO NOT support demolition.” SO THE MAJORITY OF PEOPLE LIVING ON CENTRAL HILL WANT DEMOLITION? – OK LAMBETH: PROVE IT. LET’S SEE THE CAMPAIGN COMPANY’S FILLED-IN FORMS – ALL OF THEM…..

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….AS GREEN PARTY ON LAMBETH SAY HOMES FOR LAMBETH IS NO LONGER NECESSARY

The highly controversial Homes for Lambeth scheme created by Lambeth Labour is no longer necessary, says Lambeth council's Green opposition leader Cllr Jon Bartley (pictured). "The lifting of the cap on borrowing for housing destroys in one fell swoop one of the main pillars on which Lambeth Council's estate demolition programme is based. "The council … Continue reading ….AS GREEN PARTY ON LAMBETH SAY HOMES FOR LAMBETH IS NO LONGER NECESSARY

OPINION:  A LOAD OF BALLOTS

Lambeth Labour continually fail to understand that everything they do and say and write is subject to intense scrutiny by any individual, group, organisation or media outlet which has the sheer effrontery to criticise them - even when those elements may well feel their criticisms of Lambeth Labour's actions, policies et cetera are thoroughly justified … Continue reading OPINION:  A LOAD OF BALLOTS

NO MONEY TO SPEND ON ESTATES AND LIBRARIANS? SO WHERE’S THE MONEY GOING?: £128 MILLION ON TEMPORARY AGENCY WORKERS / £19 MILLION ON A LEISURE CONTRACT / £139 MILLION ON A PROCUREMENT PROGRAMME….IT’S THE LATEST INSTALMENT OF THE WHY? FACTOR.

On their official website Lambeth council have a section headed 'Council contract opportunities - guide'. The details given come under the heading 'Three-year procurement plan' but some contracts are for shorter periods, some for longer periods with one contract not scheduled to start until January 2023. Under their current contracts Lambeth council are spending a … Continue reading NO MONEY TO SPEND ON ESTATES AND LIBRARIANS? SO WHERE’S THE MONEY GOING?: £128 MILLION ON TEMPORARY AGENCY WORKERS / £19 MILLION ON A LEISURE CONTRACT / £139 MILLION ON A PROCUREMENT PROGRAMME….IT’S THE LATEST INSTALMENT OF THE WHY? FACTOR.

HELENA RUNS 135 MILES FOR DINOSAUR BRIDGE APPEAL

Helena Stroud, a trustee of the Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs, has run 135 miles in the Rebellion Ultra Marathon  to help build a dinosaur bridge to the prehistoric monsters island in Crystal Palace park. Helena ran the 135 miles over three days along Glyndwr's Way National Trail covering remote paths 25,000 feet in elevation … Continue reading HELENA RUNS 135 MILES FOR DINOSAUR BRIDGE APPEAL

BLUE PLAQUE FOR MARGARET LOCKWOOD Actress’s love of cinema began watching silent movies in the Crystal Palace – special screening of ‘The Lady Vanishes’ at our new Everyman cinema follows!

A blue plaque for actress Margaret Lockwood, star of films such as ‘The Lady Vanishes’ and ‘The Wicked Lady’ is to be unveiled at her former home at 14 Highland  Road, Upper Norwood on Wednesday 21st November. The event will be followed by a special screening of ‘The Lady Vanishes’ in OUR new Everyman cinema … Continue reading BLUE PLAQUE FOR MARGARET LOCKWOOD Actress’s love of cinema began watching silent movies in the Crystal Palace – special screening of ‘The Lady Vanishes’ at our new Everyman cinema follows!

CRYSTAL PALACE FILM FESTIVAL MOVES TO MARCH – AND INTO OUR NEW EVERYMAN CINEMA

 Crystal Palace Dinos Retweeted Crystal Palace IntFF‏ @CrystalPalaceFF Nov 3 More ANNOUNCEMENT If the opening of the @Everymancinema #CrystalPalace wasn't exciting enough, today we officially announce that the Crystal Palace International Film Festival will be held at this ultra cool new venue Tickets go on sale in 2019 #RealFilmInCrystalPalace

THEATRE IN THE PARK?

CP Park Theatre‏ @CPParkTheatre  Twitter post: We wanted to let you know we are working behind the scenes to make this theatre happen. We have been fine tuning our proposal for three investors that are interested and will be renegotiating with Bromley council in the coming weeks. Please do not hesitate to get in touch! (Editor's … Continue reading THEATRE IN THE PARK?

“CULTURE 2020 A FINANCIAL DISASTER” – Defend the Ten

From Defend the Ten: Here’s a sad story in two simple columns – the disastrous waste of money incurred by the “Culture2020′” plan for libraries. This column shows the annual cost of running 10 well-used libraries in 2014-15. Then came Culture2020…most of the 2014-15 expenditure has carried on. But Culture2020 has added EXTRA costs. For instance, … Continue reading “CULTURE 2020 A FINANCIAL DISASTER” – Defend the Ten

NEW ARTS INTERNSHIPS FOR CROYDON YOUNGSTERS AGED 16 TO 24

Image: Sanaa Abstrakt A pioneering new cultural internships programme will offer Croydon’s young people an unprecedented opportunity to gain paid work experience with both internationally-acclaimed and local arts organisations, helping them to kick-start careers in the creative industries. The UK’s leading black theatre company, Talawa; Croydon’s world-class chamber orchestra, the London Mozart Players (LMP); the world-famous The BRIT school; fashion … Continue reading NEW ARTS INTERNSHIPS FOR CROYDON YOUNGSTERS AGED 16 TO 24