QUEENS HOTEL PLANS THROWN OUT

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS THROWN OUT Plans to redevelop much of the Queens hotel on Church Road, Crystal Palace were thrown out by a Croydon council planning committee last night (Thursday). Officers had recommended approval of revised plans for the historic building but the application was refused on a majority vote. Fitzroy Wakefield Action Group told … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL PLANS THROWN OUT

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ALMOST 5,500 SIGN PETITION TO SAVE THE CINEMA MUSEUM IN JUST TWO DAYS

ALMOST 5,500 SIGN PETITION TO SAVE THE CINEMA MUSEUM IN JUST TWO DAYS Almost 5,500 people have signed a petition to save the Cinema Museum in Kennington - with almost 1,000 adding their signatures since this story was first drafted mid-afternoon today. The campaign has already attracted potential support from TV chat show host Jonathan … Continue reading ALMOST 5,500 SIGN PETITION TO SAVE THE CINEMA MUSEUM IN JUST TWO DAYS

“Storm Brian? Who? Pah – as though a bit of a breeze is going to put us off” – Food Market’s Open!!!!

"Storm Brian? Who? Pah – as though a bit of a breeze is going to put us off" - Food Market's Open!!!! Don't worry - we will be open.  High winds are forecast from Storm Brian so we will be trading out of vans and cars - all the farmers will be here & you … Continue reading “Storm Brian? Who? Pah – as though a bit of a breeze is going to put us off” – Food Market’s Open!!!!

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD   Revised plans for the historic Queens hotel on Church Road are set to get the go-ahead at a Croydon council planning committee meeting tomorrow night (Thursday). An officers report to the committee recommends permission for the plans which include demolition of existing buildings to the centre … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD

QUEENS HOTEL – PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS

QUEENS HOTEL - PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS Other points from the report: Objections include: Townscape Three times above the density guide recommended for a comparable residential scheme Recladding must be fireproof Neighbour amenity Overshadowing and loss of daylight / Noise and disturbance / Diminish the ambience of the Regency Garden / Visual intrusion; … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL – PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS

TWO TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER TRIANGLE SHOP FIRE

TWO TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER TRIANGLE SHOP FIRE   Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers were called to a fire in a small shop on Westow Hill in Upper Norwood this morning (Wednesday). The fire damaged around half of the shop - which is between Palace Kebab and the former Lloyds bank branch. … Continue reading TWO TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER TRIANGLE SHOP FIRE

MANY QUESTIONS STILL UNANSWERED IN LAMBETH’S REPLIES SAY PEOPLES AUDIT

MANY QUESTIONS STILL UNANSWERED IN LAMBETH'S REPLIES SAY PEOPLES AUDIT Among the issues which Lambeth council have addressed - and which Peoples Audit Lambeth have responded to - are: Appearance of price fixing The Peoples’ Audit found indications of possible price fixing between some contractors. In one instance all four tenderers on a £1.3m project … Continue reading MANY QUESTIONS STILL UNANSWERED IN LAMBETH’S REPLIES SAY PEOPLES AUDIT

SABRINA: BOYFRIEND GETS LIFE FOR HER MURDER Must serve at least 18 and a half years

Sabrina with her daughter SABRINA: BOYFRIEND GETS LIFE FOR HER MURDER Must serve at least 18 and a half years A man who stabbed his new fiancé to death just hours after they celebrated their engagement with a party at their flat has been given a life sentence for her murder. He was told yesterday … Continue reading SABRINA: BOYFRIEND GETS LIFE FOR HER MURDER Must serve at least 18 and a half years

WHY THE CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST GOT ALMOST £40,000 FOR THE LIBRARY

Outside the Carnegie library Herne Hill. Defend the Ten Tweeted: 29 weeks till election day and we meet Ceres (retired teacher) and Bernard (actor and photographer, 84). Both had used @CarnegieLib since 1971. And sarabredemear‏ @sarabredemear Tweeted: Ruskin Readers: One of the groups @LambethLabour evicted with no warning from @CarnegieLib. Because they had no idea what … Continue reading WHY THE CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST GOT ALMOST £40,000 FOR THE LIBRARY

LAMBETH: “WE MAY CONSIDER FUTURE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION QUESTIONS ABOUT CARNEGIE LIBRARY VEXATIOUS”

LAMBETH: "WE MAY CONSIDER FUTURE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION QUESTIONS ABOUT CARNEGIE LIBRARY VEXATIOUS" Lambeth council say they may consider any further Freedom of Information requests made about the Carnegie library, Herne Hill by the writer of this piece as "vexatious" or “manifestly unreasonable.” This utterly outrageous response comes in three separate answers given by Lambeth … Continue reading LAMBETH: “WE MAY CONSIDER FUTURE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION QUESTIONS ABOUT CARNEGIE LIBRARY VEXATIOUS”