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

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CROYDON NAMED AMONG LONDON’S FIRST CREATIVE ENTERPRISE ZONES

Croydon has been named among the capital’s first Creative Enterprise Zones (CEZ) announced by the Mayor of London. The borough is one of six from across the capital who have successfully bid for funding from the Mayor to develop as a CEZ – a place where creative industries flourish and grow. Croydon has been awarded … Continue reading CROYDON NAMED AMONG LONDON’S FIRST CREATIVE ENTERPRISE ZONES

A TOUCH OF ‘PANASH’ COMING TO THE TRIANGLE ON THURSDAY NIGHT – as loads of traders – (and the library hub) stay open late….

The Panash steel orchestra will be playing outside Sainsbury's on Thursday evening as lots of local traders - and the library hub - stay open for the first of two late night trading evenings. Go local and discover the many late night shopping events, free music events, and late night offers at Crystal Palace this … Continue reading A TOUCH OF ‘PANASH’ COMING TO THE TRIANGLE ON THURSDAY NIGHT – as loads of traders – (and the library hub) stay open late….

SE19 LATE EVENTS THURSDAY DECEMBER 13TH – MORE DETAILS

  UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB - - GROUND FLOOR  Thursday 13th December and Thursday 20th December 5.30pm to 9.30pm  Acoustic performances in the library from 8pm to 9.30pm (with a bar) / Christmas card sale / Offering a range of liqueur coffees and specialist cakes / Second hand book and DVD sale ______________________________________________________________________________________   Hit the triangle this Thursday … Continue reading SE19 LATE EVENTS THURSDAY DECEMBER 13TH – MORE DETAILS

PLANS TO BUILD HOUSES BEHIND FABER FOX TURNED DOWN BY LAMBETH COUNCIL

Plans to build three houses behind the Faber Fox pub on Westow Hill have been turned down by Lambeth council. Access to the properties would have been to the left of 18  Beardell Street which is off Westow Hill. Lambeth gave the following reasons for refusal: 1 The application fails to demonstrate that it would … Continue reading PLANS TO BUILD HOUSES BEHIND FABER FOX TURNED DOWN BY LAMBETH COUNCIL

PALACE TRADERS SPECIAL LATE NIGHT THURSDAY OPENINGS IN DECEMBER (and it’s Small Business Saturday tomorrow)

Xmas Late Openings on the Triangle Traders on the Crystal Palace Triangle (Church Road, Westow Hill and Westow Street) are holding two late night openings before Xmas on Thursday 13th and  20th December 5.30 to 8.30 There is a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/se19lates/ Events are planned to coincide with the late openings. SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY: Upcoming event: … Continue reading PALACE TRADERS SPECIAL LATE NIGHT THURSDAY OPENINGS IN DECEMBER (and it’s Small Business Saturday tomorrow)

AND THE WINNER FOR APPRENTICESHIP EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR IS…CROYDON COUNCIL

Pictured (from left) - Stacey Namakula, Colleen Mills, Kwabena Kimathi, Kayleigh Bourne and Nazifa Chowdhury. Kwabena is the employment pathways coordinator at Croydon council. Stacey, Colleen, Kayleigh and Nazifa are apprentices. Croydon council’s apprenticeship programme has come out on top at a national awards ceremony. The council won Apprenticeship Employer of the Year at the Personnel … Continue reading AND THE WINNER FOR APPRENTICESHIP EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR IS…CROYDON COUNCIL

LEWISHAM’S CHARITIES AND BUSINESSES COMBINE TO TACKLE SOCIAL ISSUES

Charities and businesses in Lewisham came together for Giving Tuesday as part of an innovative scheme to match local charities with businesses to tackle social issues. Lewisham Community Conversation, organised by Lewisham Local, held an event on Giving Tuesday (27 November) to connect businesses and charities from the borough and learn about the work they … Continue reading LEWISHAM’S CHARITIES AND BUSINESSES COMBINE TO TACKLE SOCIAL ISSUES

FREE BUSINESS SCHOOL WILL GIVE CROYDON RESIDENTS START-UP ADVICE /ONE IN FOUR PEOPLE WORKING IN LEWISHAM ON POVERTY PAY – BUSINESSES OFFERED RATE DISCOUNT IF THEY GO ‘LIVING WAGE’

A free, 10-day business school to help people create their own sustainable income doing something they love returns to Croydon today (Monday). The PopUp Business School, which is sponsored by Croydon council, The Croydon Partnership (the joint venture between Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield and Hammerson, which is set to redevelop the town’s retail centre), Optivo, Wandle and Start Up Croydon, … Continue reading FREE BUSINESS SCHOOL WILL GIVE CROYDON RESIDENTS START-UP ADVICE /ONE IN FOUR PEOPLE WORKING IN LEWISHAM ON POVERTY PAY – BUSINESSES OFFERED RATE DISCOUNT IF THEY GO ‘LIVING WAGE’

FORMER DOMALI’S IS NOW REUNION

The former home of Domlai's restaurant / cafe on Westow Street has reopened as a new business called Reunion. Reunion, run by business partners Alison McNaught and Dom Holmes who also ran Domali's, is available for private hire and events at weekends. Daytime opening hours Monday to Friday are 9am to 6pm. A much smaller … Continue reading FORMER DOMALI’S IS NOW REUNION