The inaugural Crystal Palace Artists’ Open House will launch next month, giving visitors access to more than 80 artists in their studios and local spaces for the first time. Image: Andy Bate Covering the full spectrum of media - from painting, watercolour, sculpture, design, crafts, and photography – the event will celebrate the local creative … Continue reading INAUGURAL ARTISTS’ OPEN HOUSE TO LAUNCH IN CRYSTAL PALACE AND CELEBRATE THE LOCAL CREATIVE COMMUNITY
It's mighty windy, but we'll be open. Come down to support our hardy traders. Palace Acapella are coming to sing for us between midday and 1pm Bread Bread have moved to a new spot. They're no longer outside The Store Cupboard - find them on the lower site, opposite Brockman's Farm & Brambletye. It's Terra Ferment's … Continue reading FOOD MARKET: IT MAY BE WINDY OUTSIDE (but Palace Acapella will sing)
It's Crystal Palace’s very own competition to find the best amateur bakers in our community and the Crystal Palace Festival team are not only fundraising for the Festival - they are having their cake and eating it! We will be crowning our best amateur baker tomorrow 16 March 2019 at Reunion, 38 Westow Street and then holding the … Continue reading CROWNING CRYSTAL PALACE’S BEST AMATEUR BAKER! – followed by a Bake Off sell off!
Lambeth council leader Cllr Jack Hopkins has written to the government responding to the newly proposed Domestic Abuse Bill. The new legislation will: introduce the first ever statutory government definition of domestic abuse to specifically include economic abuse and controlling and manipulative non-physical abuse - this will enable everyone, including victims themselves, to understand what … Continue reading TACKLING DOMESTIC ABUSE: “GOVERNMENT SHOULD TAKE MORE RADICAL APPROACH” SAYS COUNCIL LEADER
Helen Hayes, MP for Dulwich and West Norwood, has quizzed ministers on knife crime and front line policing in the House of Commons: Helen Hayes (Lab) To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans his Department has to (a) increase frontline police numbers and (b) ensure police have sufficient resources to … Continue reading HELEN HAYES QUIZZES MINISTERS ON KNIFE CRIME AND FRONTLINE POLICING
In just its second year, Fizz Free February has reached more people than ever before, encouraging more people to ditch the fizz and think of their health, teeth and bank accounts, say Southwark council. There has been great appetite for the campaign across the country, with many businesses, organisations and individuals pledging to go fizz … Continue reading FIZZ FREE FEBRUARY REACHED BIGGEST AUDIENCE YET SAY SOUTHWARK – AND THAT INCLUDES STATEN ISLAND, U.S.A.
A new five-year strategy to tackle HIV and STI's has been launched by Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham public health departments. Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham’s rates of HIV and STIs are the highest in England, and there are persistent inequalities in sexual and reproductive health, with young people, men who have sex with men (MSM) and … Continue reading SEXUAL HEALTH: NEW FIVE-YEAR STRATEGY TO TACKLE HIGH RATES OF HIV AND STI’s IN LAMBETH, SOUTHWARK AND LEWISHAM
Only 30 per cent of Lambeth households are using the kerbside food recycling service – even though it’s so easy to recycle. So Veolia and Lambeth council are making it easier still to remember what, where, when & how to recycle food waste. Lambeth’s food waste recycling service has been running for almost six years. … Continue reading RECYCLING YOUR FOOD WASTE: A REMINDER FROM VEOLIA AND LAMBETH “Only 30 per cent of residents using kerbside food recycling service”
Croydon fire officers, leisure centre staff and the council will host dementia awareness roadshows this month to get people thinking about how they can support those living with the condition in the community. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the roadshow sessions and become a Dementia Friend. The free drop-in sessions will take place … Continue reading CROYDON: DEMENTIA ROADSHOWS “also an opportunity for families and carers of those with dementia to better understand the condition”
Local young musicians will have the opportunity to perform at Croydon’s inaugural The Ends Festival, where international stars including as Nas, Wizkid, and Damian Marley – and Croydon’s very own Nadia Rose – will be headlining. The three-day event, produced by Metropolis Music and Live Nation and taking place in Lloyd Park from 31 May … Continue reading APPLY NOW TO PERFORM AT THE ENDS FESTIVAL IN CROYDON