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GOING TO THE FESTIVAL? LOTS OF PICNIC FOOD AT THE MARKET!

Saturday 16th June DISCOUNT CODES at the Attic Arts Club - pop up theatre (with bar) in the Library. Exclusive discounts for the remaining shows this week, including family friendly ones at the weekend. Don't miss out - get your discounted tickets here.   Lots of picnic food this week at the market.  Get your shopping done early, grab yourself some picnic food … Continue reading GOING TO THE FESTIVAL? LOTS OF PICNIC FOOD AT THE MARKET!

ANERLEY HILL BIKE CRASH: POLICE APPEAL FOR WITNESSES

Officers are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision close to Crystal Palace railway station on Sunday morning. Police were called by the London Ambulance Service shortly after 08:00hrs to reports of a collision involving a car and cyclist on Anerley Hill at the junction with Crystal Palace Station Road. Officers and London's Air Ambulance … Continue reading ANERLEY HILL BIKE CRASH: POLICE APPEAL FOR WITNESSES

LAMBETH’S MONEY PIT – MORE DELEGATED DECISIONS BY CABINET MEMBERS AND COUNCIL OFFICERS Part One: Estate Regeneration

In the wake of our story on the £1,073,000 being spent by Lambeth council on the Carnegie library building, Herne Hill - with the decision being approved by a single cabinet member unless it is 'called in' - News From Crystal Palace has been looking at other areas of council expenditure where decisions have been … Continue reading LAMBETH’S MONEY PIT – MORE DELEGATED DECISIONS BY CABINET MEMBERS AND COUNCIL OFFICERS Part One: Estate Regeneration

LAMBETHWATCH: DEFEND THE SPAM

Earlier this week News From Crystal Palace emailed two Lambeth council press officers and a Lambeth cabinet member asking for any comment on a report done by Defend the Ten on Waterloo library. All three pinged back as being possible 'spam'. News From Crystal Palace sent them again - having removed the words 'Defend the … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: DEFEND THE SPAM

NEW BINS FOR RESIDENTS IN MAJOR RECYCLING DRIVE – plans to hit 50 per cent target / “HELP US GET PLASTIC OUT OF THE FOOD CHAIN” SAYS STREET CHAMPION / GET COMPOSTING! – It’s easy and it’s good for the Earth!

NEW BINS FOR RESIDENTS IN MAJOR RECYCLING DRIVE - plans to hit 50 per cent target Residents across the borough of Croydon will get new bins and new collection dates under council plans to hit a 50 per cent recycling target. From this week leaflets are hitting doorsteps across the borough about changes being introduced … Continue reading NEW BINS FOR RESIDENTS IN MAJOR RECYCLING DRIVE – plans to hit 50 per cent target / “HELP US GET PLASTIC OUT OF THE FOOD CHAIN” SAYS STREET CHAMPION / GET COMPOSTING! – It’s easy and it’s good for the Earth!

EVENTS: CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL …and munch, munch more…PEACE!

  PLEASE SEE: CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL: UP IN THE PALACE.......JUNE 11th to 17th and CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL PROGRAMME SATURDAY JUNE 16th ELSEWHERE ON THIS WEBSITE - THANKS.   CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET THIS SATURDAY 10 am to 3pm HAYNES LANE off WESTOW STREET "Meat, vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, bread, cakes, salads, hot foods, the Cafe Thing, coffee, tea, … Continue reading EVENTS: CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL …and munch, munch more…PEACE!

GRENFELL TOWER TRAGEDY: AROUND 400 CROYDON COUNCIL HIGH-RISE HOMES NOW HAVE SPRINKLERS

Sprinklers  have so far been installed in around 400 homes under Croydon council’s ongoing fire safety upgrade programme launched in response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy. After the fire on 14 June last year, Croydon announced it would retrofit sprinklers in its tallest high-rise blocks, approving a £10 million programme in 25 blocks of 10-12 … Continue reading GRENFELL TOWER TRAGEDY: AROUND 400 CROYDON COUNCIL HIGH-RISE HOMES NOW HAVE SPRINKLERS

IN PARLIAMENT: TENANT FEES BILL / SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF LODGERS / REOFFENDING RATES AMONG YOUNG PRISONERS

Public Bill Committee: Tenant Fees Bill: Examination of Witnesses (7 Jun 2018) Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood I want to revisit the issue of confidence and how protection can be given to tenants to come forward. When the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee conducted pre-legislative scrutiny of the Bill, we had evidence … Continue reading IN PARLIAMENT: TENANT FEES BILL / SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF LODGERS / REOFFENDING RATES AMONG YOUNG PRISONERS

VOLUNTEERS PRAISED AT VICAR’S OAK CEREMONY

Lou Yates (centre) Tweeted: Just two of the fab local community assets otherwise known as neighbours who helped create our #vicarsoakpath Volunteers were praised by Bromley's deputy mayor Cllr David Cartwright as he officially opened the new Vicar's Oak path at the top of Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace on Saturday. "This is an incredible project … Continue reading VOLUNTEERS PRAISED AT VICAR’S OAK CEREMONY