FOOD MARKET’S OPEN TOMORROW – More power to your elbows!

Crystal Palace food market in Haynes Lane off Westow Street / top of Bedwardine Road WILL be open tomorrow (Saturday) from  10 am to 3pm. . From the Marketeers: Response to COVID-19 We have decided to stay open this week if we can. This, of course, may change due to government restrictions. Follow our Facebook … Continue reading FOOD MARKET’S OPEN TOMORROW – More power to your elbows!

Coronavirus: Council leader updates residents on Lambeth’s response…Croydon call for private landlords to help struggling tenants

Coronavirus: Council leader updates residents on Lambeth’s response Lambeth council leader Jack Hopkins has written to local residents, businesses and other organisations, setting out how the council is responding to the challenge and supporting people across the borough. In a message headed “Lambeth Stands Together”, Cllr Hopkins provided an update of the council’s work, along … Continue reading Coronavirus: Council leader updates residents on Lambeth’s response…Croydon call for private landlords to help struggling tenants

“DO THEY WANT IT TO BE FREE, THEN?” – Consulate official’s jibe over constituent ‘trapped in Peru’ angers MP

MP Helen Hayes has slammed the "appalling attitude" of some consulate staff during a House of Commons exchange. The Dulwich and West Norwood Labour MP told the Commons: "My constituent, who is trapped in Peru, is being advised by the British consulate to apply for a place on a private flight, at a minimum cost … Continue reading “DO THEY WANT IT TO BE FREE, THEN?” – Consulate official’s jibe over constituent ‘trapped in Peru’ angers MP

Lambeth council and business leaders call for immediate action to save local economy

Lambeth council and the borough’s business community have written a joint letter to the Chancellor urging immediate action in the face of the unprecedented economic challenge poised by the coronavirus outbreak. The letter, signed by Lambeth council Leader Cllr Jack Hopkins and the leaders of the borough’s seven business improvement districts calls for immediate action … Continue reading Lambeth council and business leaders call for immediate action to save local economy

Windrush victims still live in fear of ending up on a charter flight says MP – Lambeth council call for ‘fit-for-purpose’ compensation scheme

Dulwich and West Norwood MP Helen Hayes has challenged Home Secretary Priti Patel in the Commons over the Windrush Lessons Learned review saying people still live in fear of "ending up on a charter flight." The MP, who has campaigned on the issue, asked the Home Secretary: if she was now "beginning to understand how … Continue reading Windrush victims still live in fear of ending up on a charter flight says MP – Lambeth council call for ‘fit-for-purpose’ compensation scheme

COVID-19: More questions in the House – on court closures, rough sleepers and people living in houses in multiple occupation

Helen Hayes Opposition Whip (Commons) To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the likelihood of court closures in response to the covid-19 outbreak. Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department HMCTS is operating a robust contingency plan which aims to deliver as much business … Continue reading COVID-19: More questions in the House – on court closures, rough sleepers and people living in houses in multiple occupation

CORONAVIRUS: VOLUNTEERING IN BROMLEY BOROUGH – AND KEEPING AN EYE OUT FOR THE SCAMMERS (and guess what – they’re already at it!)

Enquiries from Bromley residents to help those most in need if it proves necessary over the course of coming months in response to COVID-19 are being welcomed, say the council. This follows various national discussions and the council "paying heightened attention" to the evolving situation, with a specialist group having been formed within the council … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS: VOLUNTEERING IN BROMLEY BOROUGH – AND KEEPING AN EYE OUT FOR THE SCAMMERS (and guess what – they’re already at it!)

Digital Lounge at Upper Norwood library hub providing support in the weeks ahead

We are providing the following support as part of our Digital Lounge initiative 1 to 1 sessions and small group support. We are offering support, advice and hands-on help to Set up video chat software to stay in contact with family, friends, neighbours during this time. (Skype/ Facetime/ WhatsApp) Helping you to set up online … Continue reading Digital Lounge at Upper Norwood library hub providing support in the weeks ahead

FOOD MARKET NEWS – AND USING YOUR IMAGINATION TO CREATE THINGS

FOOD MARKET NEWS From Crystal Palace Food Market's Karen: Laura and I are intending to keep the food market going as long as we can but with strict measures to minimise any transmission of COVID-19. We will reduce stall numbers to mainly produce to allow for effective queuing and take the following precautions. Clingfilm will … Continue reading FOOD MARKET NEWS – AND USING YOUR IMAGINATION TO CREATE THINGS

CORONAVIRUS LATEST: Messages from the Mayor of London, Gipsy Hill Safer Neighbourhoods panel and MP Ellie Reeves

FROM THE MAYOR OF LONDON: As Mayor of London, I’m doing everything I can to keep Londoners safe in these difficult times. Nothing in our recent history has prepared us for the threat posed by coronavirus. And that is why we all must make unprecedented changes in how we live, travel and work. Listen to … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS LATEST: Messages from the Mayor of London, Gipsy Hill Safer Neighbourhoods panel and MP Ellie Reeves