An interim High Court order banning the setting up of unauthorised encampments and fly-tipping has been granted to Labour-controlled Croydon council. The three-month injunction covers more than 200 of the borough's parks, open spaces and council lands, and 11 highways. Granted on Wednesday (18 July), details of the injunction were announced by Croydon late this … Continue reading CROYDON GETS HIGH COURT INJUNCTION TO STOP ILLEGAL ENCAMPMENTS
Lambeth's new deputy mayor Cllr Ibrahim Dogus has received a police commendation following last year's Westminster terror attack in which an unarmed police officer was killed. Cllr Dogus told News From Crystal Palace: "On the 2nd of July, I was delighted to accept a commendation from Simon Messinger, the borough commander, not for myself, but … Continue reading WESTMINSTER ATTACK: DEPUTY MAYOR GETS POLICE COMMENDATION – “Proud that we have not forgotten the Blitz spirit”
Laura and Karen, who run Crystal Palace food market, went to Brambletye Farm last week. “It was lovely to catch up with farmers Stein & Ellie, and to see their beautiful farm. “They, like all farmers at the moment, are struggling without rain, but they are holding it together. “Please support them and all of … Continue reading EUROPEAN FLAVOURS AT THE FOOD MARKET – PASTA FROM TURIN, WHITE WINE FROM CORSCIA…AND BLACK FOREST GATEAU
The overwhelming majority of people on estates chosen for demolition do not want their homes demolished, Gipsy Hill ward Cllr Pete Elliott told last night's full meeting of Lambeth council. "Jeremy Corbyn, Sadiq Khan and local Labour groups have all declared support for ballots so this really should not be controversial. "I hope this will … Continue reading ESTATE DEMOLITIONS: “VAST MAJORITY OF PEOPLE DON’T WANT THEIR HOMES DEMOLISHED” – Cllr Pete Elliott
The survey undertaken on Central Hill on estate demolition was not a proper consultation, Conservative Cllr Tim briggs told the council meeting. Cllr Briggs had begun by telling the meeting: "I'm sure residents must be bowled over by the leadership of Matthew Bennett on repairs. "There's a lot of talk about the consultation. "New evidence … Continue reading ESTATE DEMOLITIONS: “I DON’T KNOW WHY YOU’RE SHAKING YOUR HEAD CLLR BENNETT. “IT’S YOUR CONSULTATION AND IT’S RUBBISH” – Cllr Tim Briggs
A Thames 'litter pick' is one of three projects being supported by Veolia’s recycling fund for communities. Now the fund is offering up to £2,000 in cash, resources, or staff volunteers to help bring your recycling or environmental idea to life in Lambeth. With Veolia’s Recycling Fund for Communities you could receive a cash … Continue reading FANCY HELPING IN A LONDON BEACH CLEAN-UP? – OR GOT A CLEAN-UP PROJECT OF YOUR OWN? / FLY-TIPS BEING CLEARED QUICKER SAY CROYDON
Live, work or travel on Crystal Palace Parade? Take Southwark's survey and help us plan for healthier streets http://bit.ly/2tZPnTL Southwark council are asking for peoples views on Crystal Palace Parade following changes to pedestrian and cycling routes by the junctions with Fountain Drive and Sydenham Hill. "We are conducting this survey to find how people … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE PARADE: YOUR VIEWS SOUGHT
Did she say Crystal Palace FOOD market?! Your chance to help Battersea Dogs Home (see below). And no jokes about hot dogs.... Saturday 7th July Two of our stalls are now also open midweek! The Store Cupboardand Roots & Cycles trade on Wednesdays, 2-7pm. Anna from The Store Cupboard says "Come by and get your … Continue reading FOOD MARKET: WHICH STALL IS OFFERING FIVE PER CENT OFF IF YOU CHANT: “IT’S COMING HOME, IT’S COMING HOME….”?
First, we'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who attended a class, group or event here so far this year. Our schedule is growing rapidly and we're really excited to play host to some fantastic, creative crowds. Some of the great additions are highlighted below, but you can access a full calendar of … Continue reading SUMMER IN THE LIBRARY
Summer is finally here and there's so much to do with Crystal Palace Transition Town. Find out all about the activities on offer and get involved! Meet other like-minded local people at Green Drinks Join in with the Crystal Palace Transition Town Choir Support the Patchwork Farm Stall Put your green fingers to good use at The Edible Garden … Continue reading WE’RE WALKING ON SUNSHINE…..