BUILD A BRIDGE FOR THE PARK’S DINOSAURS!!!!

Do you want to get up close and personal with Crystal Palace’s iconic Dinosaurs? Help us BUILD A BRIDGE so we can run tours, volunteer opportunities, school trips & more to our unique Dino Island! Please pledge today at www.spacehive.com/bridges-to-the-crystal-palace-dinosaurs The Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs say… Thank you so much to everyone who attended Dino … Continue reading BUILD A BRIDGE FOR THE PARK’S DINOSAURS!!!!

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PLANNED BUS CUTS SLAMMED BY SOUTHWARK COUNCIL  – “Passengers will be booted off regular bus services at Waterloo and the Elephant”

TfL’s plans to cut seven of Southwark’s bus routes will leave passengers on the 45, 48, 53, 171, 172 and 388 buses dropped well short of their central London destinations, say Southwark council. "TfL’s plans to cut short and remove all of these bus routes will take away a direct and affordable means of getting … Continue reading PLANNED BUS CUTS SLAMMED BY SOUTHWARK COUNCIL  – “Passengers will be booted off regular bus services at Waterloo and the Elephant”

WOULD YOU LIKE A FREE TREE??

From the Mayor of London's office: Keeping London a green, healthy city will take thousands of Londoners working together. But there's thousands of you reading this right now, and here’s the best thing you can do this year — plant a tree. We're working with the Woodland Trust and The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy to give away 24,000 … Continue reading WOULD YOU LIKE A FREE TREE??

LAMBETH TO REINTRODUCE (OR EXTEND?) NOISE SERVICE BY END OF YEAR

The night time noise service operated by Lambeth council will be reintroduced - or extended - by the end of this year. Cllr Mohammed Seedat, cabinet member for community safety,  says the night time noise service "offering" will run from Thursday to Saturday (including the early hours of Sunday morning). "The most serious complaints will … Continue reading LAMBETH TO REINTRODUCE (OR EXTEND?) NOISE SERVICE BY END OF YEAR

COLLECTION OF OLD RECYCLING BOXES STARTS IN CROYDON

Residents who want their old recycling boxes collected after receiving new bins should put their boxes out for collection from today (Monday). The boxes will be collected separately to recycling and waste and this may be on a different day. Residents who want the old boxes collected should leave them empty, with the lid inside, at … Continue reading COLLECTION OF OLD RECYCLING BOXES STARTS IN CROYDON

GREAT NORTH WOOD’S FIRST-EVER WOODLAND FESTIVAL THIS SUNDAY!!!

Jay with acorn by Phil Winter Sun, 09/09/2018 - 10:00am - 6:00pm Join London Wildlife Trust at Sydenham Hill Wood for the first-ever Great North Wood Woodland Festival! The Festival of the Great North Wood will be a celebration of the Wood’s wildlife and history... Please come and join us on Sunday 9th September, 10am-6pm, for the Festival … Continue reading GREAT NORTH WOOD’S FIRST-EVER WOODLAND FESTIVAL THIS SUNDAY!!!

RECYCLING YOUR OLD RECYCLING BOXES (but you can keep them if you wish) / HIV CASES IN LONDON DOWN

Details of plans to collect old recycling boxes from Croydon borough residents who have been given wheelie bins have been announced as the new collection begins. The new service, which sees 75 per cent of properties in the borough get a new collection day, is designed to boost recycling rates, say Croydon. Once the new … Continue reading RECYCLING YOUR OLD RECYCLING BOXES (but you can keep them if you wish) / HIV CASES IN LONDON DOWN

WILDLIFE IN LAMBETH – Your sightings welcome

by Dr Iain Boulton, Environmental Compliance Officer, Lambeth Landscapes Lambeth’s Parks Team are teaming up with London’s biological recording centre, to capture data on what wild animals and plants people see in gardens, parks and other spaces – and use that data to plan a more wildlife-friendly Lambeth. Lambeth’s wildlife is as diverse as its … Continue reading WILDLIFE IN LAMBETH – Your sightings welcome

TRAVELLERS MOVED ON IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS “New powers working well” says Croydon councillor – as Bromley introduce their OWN three-month injunction

"This was a substantial illegal encampment" A large illegal camp on playing fields was moved on in less than 24-hours thanks to a new injunction secured by Croydon council. A group of around 50 caravans set up an encampment on the Purley Way playing field on Sunday 12 August at approx. 11.30pm. Using powers secured … Continue reading TRAVELLERS MOVED ON IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS “New powers working well” says Croydon councillor – as Bromley introduce their OWN three-month injunction

STRAWBERRY BENCHES FOREVER…….with free WiFi and built-in air quality sensors

Cllr Peter John, leader of Southwark council (left) and Milos Milisavljevic, founder and CEO of Strawberry Energy celebrate the arrival of the benches. Southwark council are launching their second batch of newly upgraded Strawberry smart benches. They will be joining the ten already in place across the borough, extending the offer of free WiFi, phone … Continue reading STRAWBERRY BENCHES FOREVER…….with free WiFi and built-in air quality sensors