Cllr Jane Edbrooke, Lambeth's cabinet member for children and young people, has lost her position on Lambeth council's cabinet. The list of new cabinet members, announced on the council's website, gives no further details but a very-delayed report to tonight's annual Mayor-making and council meeting says Edbrooke will be the Labour group's new chief whip. … Continue reading EDBROOKE GOES IN LAMBETH CABINET RESHUFFLE – Davie, Gadsby and ‘Credibility’ Wilson among newcomers
Fancy volunteering for the Crystal Palace Festival 2018? The Festival say: "We guarantee our volunteers a fun and rewarding experience so do read on if that sounds interesting…Whether you would like to spend some time helping during festival week 11-17 June or would like a more responsible role that gives you experience for your CV, … Continue reading VOLUNTEERS WANTED – FOR CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL, DINOSAURS, PARK’S FARM, FOOD MARKET AND ELSEWHERE!
(Congratulations from News From Crystal Palace)
Beckenham Place park has been awarded £440,000 from Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London. The award is part of the Mayor of London’s push to make London the world’s first National Park City. Beckenham Place Park - the largest green space in the borough of Lewisham - was one of six winning projects to get a … Continue reading BECKENHAM PLACE PARK GETS £440,000 BOOST
A disruptive builder and a noisy neighbour have been convicted and fined after breaching community protection notices issued by Lambeth council officers. Residents of Heyford Terrace, Clapham complained of noise and anti-social behaviour being caused by a builder working on one of the houses in the road. This included loud drilling and construction work in … Continue reading NOISE NUISANCE CONVICTIONS IN LAMBETH / POLICE SEEK WITNESSES TO HIT AND RUN AND CROYDON STABBING
(Apologies to Rory for this embarrassing photo - Ed.) Wow, it's been 5 years since our first market! Hard to believe. It was the scariest thing we had ever done, and probably the most crazy too. Please join us in celebrating our 5th birthday in true Crystal Palace style - with good market love, music … Continue reading A RIGHT ROYAL OCCASION – FOOD MARKET CELEBRATES FIFTH BIRTHDAY!
Sian Berry visiting Central Hill estate Crystal Palace Sian Berry is to quiz Sadiq Khan during tomorrow's Mayor's question time at County Hall over secret funding details to demolish council estates - denying residents the chance to vote on the future of their homes. The London-wide Green party assembly member will be asking: What is … Continue reading SIAN BERRY TO QUIZ SADIQ KHAN OVER ESTATE DEMOLITIONS
Croydon’s own - and Crystal Palace FC manager - Roy Hodgson has been nominated for a Freedom of the Borough award. The Eagles boss, who has kept the club in the Premier League this season, has been recommended for the honour in recognition of his contribution to Croydon and to football, both home and abroad. … Continue reading PALACE MANAGER ROY HODGSON NOMINATED FOR FREEDOM OF THE BOROUGH OF CROYDON
There’s a packed programme of music, spoken word, theatre, visual arts, kids activities, and great food and drink in the park. Get the full programme on the festival website at crystalpalacefestival.org. Acts for this year’s FREE park event on 16 June in Crystal Palace Park include: Stereo MC’s, Strong Asian Mothers, Rodney P & Skitz, Fowokan, … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL 2018
Books of condolence have been opened at both Lambeth and Southwark town halls following the passing of Tessa Jowell at the age of 70. Tributes were again paid to the former Dulwich MP in the House of Commons yesterday - only a few weeks after Tessa Jowell had been in the Commons to hear MPs … Continue reading TESSA JOWELL: BOOKS OF CONDOLENCE OPENED AT LAMBETH AND SOUTHWARK TOWN HALLS