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!

CARRY ON EATING! FOOD MARKET OPEN TOMORROW….

Saturday 14 March Veg, fruit, bread, cheese, meat, fish, cakes, pastries, eggs, juice, preserves, vegan cheese, smokery, charcuterie, store cupboard refills (nuts, grains, seeds, freshly ground coffee, teas, spices & more), cleaning & washing refills, eco store, original images, framing service, lunch, coffee and more. We believe that farmers’ markets are a much lower risk … Continue reading CARRY ON EATING! FOOD MARKET OPEN TOMORROW….

“Come together to help tackle Southwark’s climate emergency” – council’s invitation

Southwark council are inviting everybody who lives in the borough to come together, to chart a path towards a more sustainable and environmentally sound future. Southwark residents are all invited to the very first, community led, Empowering Communities annual conference, at William Booth College, on 21 March. This event will tackle the Climate Emergency head … Continue reading “Come together to help tackle Southwark’s climate emergency” – council’s invitation

‘SACK THE SACHET’ CALL BY MP

MP Helen Hayes has called on the Government to start a 'Sack the Sachet' campaign as part of a new Environment bill. The Dulwich and West Norwood Labour MP told Parliament: "Globally, 855 billion single-use sachets common across the catering and cosmetics industries are thrown away every year—enough to wrap the entire surface of the … Continue reading ‘SACK THE SACHET’ CALL BY MP

Blooming Lambeth Awards 2020 – Call for Entries: “An opportunity to show off food projects with a really positive impact both on individuals and communities”

  (photo credit Debbie Sears) The borough-wide celebration of community gardening, growing and food activism in Lambeth is happening again this summer and nominations are welcome - starting now!  There are categories for growing projects big and small and £150 and £75 prizes to recognise these amazing projects. From doorstep planting, to gardens in schools, … Continue reading Blooming Lambeth Awards 2020 – Call for Entries: “An opportunity to show off food projects with a really positive impact both on individuals and communities”

The new ‘Three ‘R’s’ in education: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (and why Lewisham are planting 125 trees across the borough)

Pupils at primary schools in Lewisham are learning about the problems plastic is causing for marine wildlife in council-run workshops.  Each hour-long workshop includes interactive learning and fun games centred on plastic pollution and the ‘Three R’s’: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. The pupils at the workshop in Edmund Waller school in New Cross were joined by … Continue reading The new ‘Three ‘R’s’ in education: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (and why Lewisham are planting 125 trees across the borough)

Spring is in the air: Fish, meat, Italian pasta, Japanese green tea chiffon sponge – and pay homage to organic wine from Catalonia. It’s the food market!

Saturday 7 March Veg, fruit, bread, cheese, meat, fish, cakes, pastries, eggs, juice, preserves, vegan cheese, smokery, charcuterie, store cupboard refills (nuts, grains, seeds, freshly ground coffee, teas, spices & more), cleaning & washing refills, eco store, original images, framing service, lunch, coffee and more. I suppose we have to mention it, Corona Virus that … Continue reading Spring is in the air: Fish, meat, Italian pasta, Japanese green tea chiffon sponge – and pay homage to organic wine from Catalonia. It’s the food market!

Reimagine Croydon Subways winners revealed

An underground plaza boasting a restaurant, cinema and running track; drone racing; and the creation of a subterranean mushroom farm have been crowned the winning concepts in the Reimagine Croydon’s Subways competition. The three innovative ideas beat competition from a variety of creative suggestions put forward as potential ways the six subways located around Croydon … Continue reading Reimagine Croydon Subways winners revealed

BY JORGE! FOOD MARKET OPEN TOMORROW: “Another Saturday, another named storm. “We’ll be here, as always.” (And have a ‘nooch’ round the Store Cupboard)

Saturday 29 February Veg, fruit, bread, cheese, meat, fish, cakes, pastries, eggs, juice, preserves, vegan cheese, smokery, charcuterie, store cupboard refills (nuts, grains, seeds, freshly ground coffee, teas, spices & more), cleaning & washing refills, eco store, original images, framing service, lunch, coffee and more. Another Saturday, another named storm. We’ll be here, as always.  … Continue reading BY JORGE! FOOD MARKET OPEN TOMORROW: “Another Saturday, another named storm. “We’ll be here, as always.” (And have a ‘nooch’ round the Store Cupboard)

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK: PLANS TO BUILD MORE THAN 200 HOMES (none of them affordable housing)

Plans to build more than 200 homes in or adjacent to Crystal Palace park - it's not exactly clear where yet - have been submitted to Bromley council for consideration. The lengthy outline application accompanied by 135 documents - more than 10 of which are listed at minutes before the time of publishing as 'not … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE PARK: PLANS TO BUILD MORE THAN 200 HOMES (none of them affordable housing)