FRIENDS OF CRYSTAL PALACE PARK ANNUAL MEETING

The Friends of Crystal Palace Park held their Annual General Meeting on Sunday 16th November at the Information Centre. They reported on their activities including the Information Centre and Secret Garden as well as other community projects in the park. There were also updates on park projects lead by the London borough of Bromley and … Continue reading FRIENDS OF CRYSTAL PALACE PARK ANNUAL MEETING

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AWARDS FOR ROY HODGSON AND DONNA FRASER / MUGGING ATTEMPT CHURCH ROAD / FRIENDS OF STAMBOURNE WOODS OWL WATCH

AWARDS FOR ROY HODGSON AND DONNA FRASER Two Croydon sportspeople are to be honoured with the highest award the council can give at a special meeting tonight (Monday). Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson, and four-time Olympian Donna Fraser, who both grew up in Croydon, will be granted the Freedom of the Borough at a special … Continue reading AWARDS FOR ROY HODGSON AND DONNA FRASER / MUGGING ATTEMPT CHURCH ROAD / FRIENDS OF STAMBOURNE WOODS OWL WATCH

GET KNITTED! Community responds to War Memorial vandalism / MAYOR OF LAMBETH LAUNCHES CHARITY SINGLE / BLOCKED DRAIN SET TO BE UNBLOCKED / PROLIFIC BURGLAR CONVICTED OF 15 OFFENCES

GET KNITTED! Community responds to War Memorial vandalism  Around 60 people turned up on Sunday to help repair and replace knitted Poppies torn from the Penge War Memorial railings on Thursday evening. A Penge Partners spokeswoman told News From Crystal Palace: "We put approximately 400 - 500 poppies up which showed great support from the … Continue reading GET KNITTED! Community responds to War Memorial vandalism / MAYOR OF LAMBETH LAUNCHES CHARITY SINGLE / BLOCKED DRAIN SET TO BE UNBLOCKED / PROLIFIC BURGLAR CONVICTED OF 15 OFFENCES

OPEN MEETING TO DISCUSS PARK PLANS 

The Crystal Palace Community Association are holding an open meeting at the Paxton Centre, Anerley Hill, at 7:30 pm on Thursday 11 October to discuss current developments, including Bromley council's plans for Crystal Palace Park. The CPCA's latest newsletter has all the details. Please Click here to view.

CHURCH ROAD FIRE / PLANS TO REDEVELOP CHURCH ROAD’S OTHER FORMER CINEMA REFUSED / CARBERRY ROAD WORKS

Three fire engines attended an incident outside the Chimeby Links internet cafe on Church Road on Friday. A London Fire Brigade spokesperson told News From Crystal Palace: "We were called at 1138 on August 17 to reports of a gas pipe leaking and on fire in Church Road in Upper Norwood. "The fire was extinguished … Continue reading CHURCH ROAD FIRE / PLANS TO REDEVELOP CHURCH ROAD’S OTHER FORMER CINEMA REFUSED / CARBERRY ROAD WORKS

BOTH SAINSBURY’S CAR PARKS CLOSED MONDAY JULY 30TH plus: Crystal Palace food market / Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace / St Christopher’s hospice Twilight Walk /

Both car parks behind Sainsbury's store on Westow Street, Crystal Palace will be closed on Monday (July 30th) for road resurfacing works to Coxwell Road, the access road which runs from Westow Street into both car parks. The noticeboard outside the Sainsbury's which was installed back in January has FINALLY been amended. The sign previously … Continue reading BOTH SAINSBURY’S CAR PARKS CLOSED MONDAY JULY 30TH plus: Crystal Palace food market / Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace / St Christopher’s hospice Twilight Walk /

CPCA AT THE FOOD MARKET TOMORROW

CRYSTAL PALACE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION will be at the food market on Haynes Lane / top of Bedwardine Road on Saturday from 10 am to 1pm. They will be handing out copies of their newsletter. "The CPCA has been in existence for some years, but has been quiet of late, so a few local residents are … Continue reading CPCA AT THE FOOD MARKET TOMORROW

ONE MINUTE’S SILENCE FOR TESSA JOWELL AT COUNCIL MEETING – BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Christopher Wellbelove with Tessa Jowell during his previous Mayoral year when Tessa delivered the Dean lecture at Goldsmiths College October 2009 TESSA JOWELL TRIBUTE One minute's silence was held behind closed doors at Lambeth council's meeting on Wednesday for former Dulwich MP Tessa Jowell. Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Christopher Wellbelove told … Continue reading ONE MINUTE’S SILENCE FOR TESSA JOWELL AT COUNCIL MEETING – BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

EVENTS: GIPSY HILL AND GIPSY ROAD – HISTORY TALK / PAXTON CENTRE THIS MONTH / DULWICH ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE / MP STEVE REED AT BUSINESS BAGEL et cetera

THURSDAY MAY 17th GIPSY HILL Local history talk ‘Gipsy Hill & Gipsy Road’ Alun Thomas has researched the history of the roads. Norwood Society local history,. Upper Norwood Library, Westow Hill, SE19 1TJ 7.30pm Admission free. Refreshments at interval, donations welcome. PAXTON CENTRE IN MAY The Paxton Centre Springs into May and June as local winners … Continue reading EVENTS: GIPSY HILL AND GIPSY ROAD – HISTORY TALK / PAXTON CENTRE THIS MONTH / DULWICH ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE / MP STEVE REED AT BUSINESS BAGEL et cetera

LAUNCH OF NORWOOD SOCIETY’S ‘MYHOUSEMYSTREET’ PROJECT THIS SUNDAY / BICYCLE THIEVES ON THE TRIANGLE / FOOD MARKET / LAUNCH OF LAMBETH DEMOCRACY / ORDINARY PEOPLE AT CROW / LAMBETH LIBRARIES EVENTS

LAUNCH OF NORWOOD SOCIETY'S 'MYHOUSEMYSTREET' PROJECT THIS SUNDAY The Norwood Society are holding the first meeting of their 'MyHouseMyStreet' project upstairs in the Upper Norwood library this Sunday from 2pm to 4pm. They are working with volunteers to launch the project in the Harold Road Conservation area of Upper Norwood to include Essex Grove, Rockmount … Continue reading LAUNCH OF NORWOOD SOCIETY’S ‘MYHOUSEMYSTREET’ PROJECT THIS SUNDAY / BICYCLE THIEVES ON THE TRIANGLE / FOOD MARKET / LAUNCH OF LAMBETH DEMOCRACY / ORDINARY PEOPLE AT CROW / LAMBETH LIBRARIES EVENTS