QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE: MP HELEN HAYES QUIZZES MINISTER ON REFUGEE CHILDREN

Dec 12: Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Court of Appeal ruling of 3 October 2018, when his Department plans to provide unaccompanied minors refused entry to the UK under the Dubs scheme full explanations for that refusal. Caroline Nokes The … Continue reading QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE: MP HELEN HAYES QUIZZES MINISTER ON REFUGEE CHILDREN

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LIB PECK TO QUIT AS LAMBETH COUNCIL LEADER

Cllr Lib Peck, Lambeth council leader has today (Jan14) announced that she will be stepping down to take a new role at the Greater London Authority. She has been appointed as director of the London’s new Violence Reduction Unit after leading Lambeth council for six years and having been a councillor for 17 years. Front … Continue reading LIB PECK TO QUIT AS LAMBETH COUNCIL LEADER

CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET TOMORROW

Saturday 12th January Organic veg, fruit, meat, fish, eggs, milk, butter, vegan, smokery, bread, gluten free, pastries, olives,  store cupboard refills (herbs, tea, flours, rice, nuts, oils), eco cleaning refills, eco house supplies, salads, wraps, lunch, coffee and food bank collection. Gluten free stall + the butcher & all the veg stalls are back. Haynes Lane off Westow … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET TOMORROW

FRIENDS BACK IN STAMBOURNE WOODS / BUSINESS BAGEL AND EXPO EXHIBITION / LONDON MOZART PLAYERS PLAY…MOZART / RECYCLING YOUR CHRISTMAS TREES IN CROYDON

FRIENDS OF STAMBOURNE WOODS Happy New Year! We’ll be helping you get 2019 off to a good start this weekend as we return to the Woods for some fresh air, fun and fitness. Join us on Sunday morning, 10am - 1pm. Meet at the Church Road end. Our new notice boards have been delivered and we’ll be installing … Continue reading FRIENDS BACK IN STAMBOURNE WOODS / BUSINESS BAGEL AND EXPO EXHIBITION / LONDON MOZART PLAYERS PLAY…MOZART / RECYCLING YOUR CHRISTMAS TREES IN CROYDON

YOUTH VIOLENCE – MPs MOVING TALES : “I have sat in the living rooms of grieving parents who have lost a precious child to knife crime”

MPs Helen Hayes and Ellie Reeves have given devastating accounts of the effects of youth violence to fellow MPs during a debate on the issue. Dulwich and West Norwood MP Helen Hayes (Lab) told MP's: Over the past 18 months I have sat in the living rooms of grieving parents who have lost a precious child … Continue reading YOUTH VIOLENCE – MPs MOVING TALES : “I have sat in the living rooms of grieving parents who have lost a precious child to knife crime”

CROYDON COUNCIL MOURNS FORMER MAYOR CLLR MAGGIE MANSELL

Croydon council are mourning one of its longest-serving and ‘most dedicated’ members and former Mayor of Croydon, Cllr Maggie Mansell, who has died following a short illness. Council members and officers have paid tribute to Maggie, who was first elected to the council in 1986 and held several key cabinet and committee posts. Over the years … Continue reading CROYDON COUNCIL MOURNS FORMER MAYOR CLLR MAGGIE MANSELL

BROCKWELL PARK’S CENTREPIECE GETS CASH BOOST

The restoration of Brockwell hall – the centrepiece of Lambeth’s Brockwell park – has moved a step closer after Lambeth council were successful in a funding bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). A £387,500 grant will fund detailed design and feasibility work looking at transforming Brockwell Hall into a venue for weddings and corporate … Continue reading BROCKWELL PARK’S CENTREPIECE GETS CASH BOOST

BELL GREEN GASHOLDERS TO GO – “Heightened safety and environmental risk”

The historic gas holders at Bell Green, Sydenham are set to go - although part of them may remain. Lewisham council have issued the following statement on the Bell Green gasholders: We recognise the historic and cultural significance of the gasholders at Bell Green for Sydenham. On 26 July 2018, Damien Egan, Mayor of Lewisham, … Continue reading BELL GREEN GASHOLDERS TO GO – “Heightened safety and environmental risk”

SYDENHAM FLY-TIPPING TRUCK CRUSHED / CROYDON CLAMPDOWN SEES VEHICLE SEIZED

A vehicle involved in fly-tipping incidents in Sydenham has been crushed. The white Ford tipper truck was seized in September after CCTV surveillance revealed it was involved in fly-tipping incidents in Kangley Bridge Road, Sydenham. A council spokesman told News From Crystal Palace: "The vehicle was actually seized in Kangley Bridge Road, which is also … Continue reading SYDENHAM FLY-TIPPING TRUCK CRUSHED / CROYDON CLAMPDOWN SEES VEHICLE SEIZED

BROTHERS FINED MORE THAN £35,000 FOR “NEGLIGENT AND DANGEROUS MANAGEMENT” OF FLATS ABOVE FAMOUS PUB – Falsely claimed to be National Approved Letting Scheme members

Three brothers, whose "negligent and dangerous management" of rented flats above the former Thomas a Becket pub - famed for its boxing links -  on the Old Kent Road have been landed with massive fines at Inner London Crown Court. They were given fines of £37,500 and costs of £16,467.30 - plus a confiscation order … Continue reading BROTHERS FINED MORE THAN £35,000 FOR “NEGLIGENT AND DANGEROUS MANAGEMENT” OF FLATS ABOVE FAMOUS PUB – Falsely claimed to be National Approved Letting Scheme members