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
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 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
THREAT TO STAMBOURNE WOODS AND BEAULIEU HEIGHTS - But you only have until tonight (Tuesday) to object. Stambourne Woods and Beaulieu Heights are among almost 90 green open spaces across the borough of Croydon which could be under threat, say campaigners - and at least one council officer. The list also includes Upper Norwood recreation … Continue reading THREAT TO STAMBOURNE WOODS AND BEAULIEU HEIGHTS – But you only have until tonight (Tuesday) to object.
Defend The Ten @defendtheten tweeted: Election countdown wk 30 & we meet Winsome. Her family used @CarnegieLib for 10 yrs; her grandson Marc (8) got his 1st library card there. Winsome says "Carnegie Library means special times with my daughter and grandson". A librarian helped Marc join the library. Winsome's family miss their library visits and … Continue reading “COUNCIL SHOULD PAY RENT FOR LIBRARY GYM IF GREENWICH LEISURE DON’T” SAY LABOUR-DOMINATED GROUP (and there’s no planning permission to let business users back in)
COMPANY'S BILL FOR TELLING LAMBETH "WE GOT IT RIGHT - NOT PEOPLE'S AUDIT": £30,000..... as it's revealed council are paying Capita for advice on their "borrowing strategy"!!! KPMG are set to send Lambeth a bill for an estimated £30,000 - telling them they did not make any mistakes when they audited the council's accounts. The … Continue reading COMPANY'S BILL FOR TELLING LAMBETH "WE GOT IT RIGHT – NOT PEOPLE'S AUDIT": £30,000….. as it's revealed council are paying Capita for advice on their "borrowing strategy"!!!
31 WEEKS TO GO TO NEXT YEAR'S COUNCIL ELECTIONS Defend The Ten @defendtheten Tweeted: "31 wks to go in our election countdown & we meet Brenda. "She is 88 & had used @CarnegieLib since 1967. "She misses it very, very much! "In 1999 Brenda helped found @FrndsofCarnegie when the council planned to redevelop the site. "18 years … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: "WE'VE NOT BEEN INVOLVED WITH THE MINET FOR OVER A YEAR" SAY GREENWICH LEISURE (AND A NEW TOWN HALL QUESTION ANSWERED)
ST CHRISTOPHER’S MOONLIGHT WALK, 21 OCTOBER 2017 / LIBRARY BOOK CLUB / 4 BELVEDERE ROAD SE19 ST CHRISTOPHER’S MOONLIGHT WALK, 21 OCTOBER 2017 St Christopher’s annual Moonlight Walk is taking place on 21 October 2017 in Croydon; inviting everyone across the five boroughs where it supports patients and families to step out and raise money … Continue reading ST CHRISTOPHER’S MOONLIGHT WALK, 21 OCTOBER 2017
STOPTOBER 2017: WANT TO GIVE UP SMOKING? Pack-a-day smokers could save themselves £250 A MONTH Tried to stop smoking as part of the Stoptober 28 day challenge? Based on research, if you stop smoking for 28-days you are five times more likely to quit for good. Take part in this year’s Stoptober campaign from 1 … Continue reading STOPTOBER 2017: WANT TO GIVE UP SMOKING? Pack-a-day smokers could save themselves £250 A MONTH
CROYDON'S FIRST ARTS STORE OPENS IN HEART OF TOWN CENTRE A former furniture store in the Whitgift shopping centre has been temporarily taken over by a consortium of local and neighbouring arts organisations. Croydon Arts Store (CAS) opened its doors at the former site of Grange furniture store yesterday (Thursday 28 September) to provide a … Continue reading CROYDON'S FIRST ARTS STORE OPENS IN HEART OF TOWN CENTRE