From NFCP: The above was posted on Crystal Palace Local Facebook on Sunday in the wake of a pile of comments on social media, at least one of which (since deleted) was 100 per cent inaccurate. THE GOOD NEWS: As News From Crystal Palace understands it, downstairs will still be trading for the next three … Continue reading HAYNES LANE MARKET
…..and a Happy New Year Illustration of Upper Norwood library hub on Westow Hill reproduced courtesy of the artist Martin Jessup
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been slammed over his Brexit antics by Dulwich and West Norwood MP Helen Hayes. "The Bill further waters down the commitment to the European convention on human rights, and the political declaration makes no mention of rights previously protected by the EU charter of fundamental rights." she told fellow MPs … Continue reading BAH, HUMBUG! ONE: – MP SLAMS BORIS JOHNSON OVER WORKERS RIGHTS AND “RECKLESS APPROACH TO IMPLEMENTATION” – “I do not trust this Prime Minister to maintain the standards we have derived from the EU”
Lambeth council's 'new homes' supremo Cllr Matthew Bennett is asking for MORE this Christmas - Millions of pounds more for the highly controversial Homes for Lambeth scheme. He 's asking for £10 million more - or possibly £5 million more (it's not quite clear) - in the "delegated decision" he issued on Friday on the … Continue reading BAH, HUMBUG! – TWO Cllr Matthew Bennett asks for ‘More’ to help Homes for Lambeth – but is it £5 million or £10 million?…..
The story so far: Lambeth council want to demolish six estates across the borough as part of their highly controversial Homes for Lambeth plans. The six estates are Central Hill in Crystal Palace. Cressingham Gardens at Tulse Hill; Fenwick, Knights Walk, South Lambeth and Westbury. As we highlight in a separate story, BAH, HUMBUG! – … Continue reading OPINION: HARD TIMES AT HOMES FOR LAMBETH? OR ARE THEY JUST IN A BLEAK HOUSE?……..
A new petition on change.org calls to make lying in politics illegal. The petition, started by Matt Hawkins, reads as follows: The election campaign is over, and let's face, it was messy. Political parties across the board were accused of lying and misleading voters. The tone many political leaders set is entirely at odds with … Continue reading New petition calls to make lying in politics illegal: “Politicians have lied. “And they have got away with it. “This needs to stop.”
There's an old joke: "How can you tell when a politician's lying?." Answer: "Their lips are moving." A petition on change.org started by Compassion In Politics who have worked with lawyers to create a new Bill which would extend laws to cover new areas of campaigning, and strengthen the legal consequences of lying in the media … Continue reading OPINION: HOW CAN YOU TELL WHEN A POLITICIAN’S LYING?
Details below: 16 January 2020 Talk by Bill Linskey: Henry Tate 7.30pm Upper Norwood Library 20 February 2020 Talk by Robert Jackman: The History of the Bromley Beekeepers 7.30pm Upper Norwood Library 19 March 2020 Talk by Jon Newman: John Ruskin 7.30pm Upper Norwood Library 16 April 2020 Annual General Meeting & Talk … Continue reading 2020 EVENTS: Saturday January 4th – Unveiling of plaque to the 899 pauper children buried in unmarked graves at All Saints
A new display co-created by six ‘community curators’ with personal experiences of migration will shine a fresh light on works from Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Collection. Supported by a major grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, Journeys will explore themes of identity and belonging, the challenges and triumphs … Continue reading 2020 EVENTS: January 21st: Shining a new light on old master paintings at Dulwich
PHOENIX RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION MEETING PROGRAMME 2020 13th Jan Annual General Meeting 10th Feb The Royal Ritual of Death - an illustrated talk by Robert Stephenson The funeral of a sovereign is the ultimate embodiment of ritual solemnity and grandeur. Hear the changing story of royal funerary practice through the centuries. Robert is an expert … Continue reading COMING UP IN 2020: THE MATCH GIRLS STRIKE, SPITFIRE WOMEN OF WORLD WAR TWO – AND A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE AT PHOENIX RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION