Croydon council have partnered with SaveTheHighStreet.org to host a free conference later this month to help support high street businesses across the borough. The Croydon’s High Streets Conference will take place at the Business Xchange Hub, 3-5 Lansdowne Road, on 26 March. Independent cafes, shopkeepers, salons, restaurants, popups, boutiques and other high street businesses, as … Continue reading CROYDON: FREE CONFERENCE TO SUPPORT HIGH STREET BUSINESSES ACROSS BOROUGH
Ellie Reeves Labour, Lewisham West and Penge To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent steps he has taken to tackle providers of loan scheme arrangements which have (a) promoted and (b) enabled tax avoidance schemes. Mel Stride Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General This Government is committed to tackling avoidance in … Continue reading QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE: TAX AVOIDANCE SCHEMES
View this email in your browser BUY TICKETS Next Bagel date: Tue 26th February at 9am Coffee Craft (at the Stanley Halls) 12A South Norwood Hill London SE25 6AB at 9am This event is £10 to attend (non-refundable) which includes breakfast and your FREE bagel directory listing. We hope to see you there...
Image courtesy Francis Bernstein Free parking for three hours has been introduced at Sainsbury's store on Westow Street - a move which has been welcomed by shoppers and traders alike. Campaigner Francis Bernstein says: "A huge thank you to Sainsbury's Upper Norwood for reinstating the maximum (and free) car parking to three hours!; Crystal Palace … Continue reading FREE THREE HOUR PARKING AT SAINSBURY’S UPPER NORWOOD*
This year's Crystal Palace Festival will take place between June 15th and June 23rd. A news release from festival organisers says: "This year’s Festival’s format will be a little different but still promises the same vibrant, fun and community focused atmosphere visitors have grown to enjoy. "The Festival will be going back to its roots … Continue reading THE CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL IS BACK!
LEWISHAM'S WARMER HOMES PARTNERSHIP HELPS TACKLE FUEL POVERTY Together with South East London Community Energy (SELCE) Lewisham council are helping residents to save money on their energy bills. The mayor of Lewisham, Damien Egan, said: “Our partnership with SELCE has helped one family to heat their home by helping them access £3,974 funding through the Greater … Continue reading LEWISHAM’S WARMER HOMES PARTNERSHIP HELPS TACKLE FUEL POVERTY / BETTER VANS ARE ELECTRIC SAY CLEANING FIRM / FASHION INDUSTRY – AND FASHION FLY-TIPPERS – TORN OFF A STRIP
The Shurgard storage facility in Croydon which was destroyed on New Year's Eve had no sprinkler system - because it was not required under fire regulations, the company has told MP Steve Reed. In a House of Commons debate on fire safety and fire cladding, Mr Reed (Lab, Croydon North) told MPs: "Shurgard has been … Continue reading SHURGARD STORAGE FIRE: NO SPRINKLER SYSTEM – REGULATIONS NEED TO BE REVIEWED AND TIGHTENED AS MATTER OF URGENCY SAYS MP
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
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
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….