Horniman Museum and Gardens 100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 3PQ Winter 2019-20 Listings Please check the website http://www.horniman.ac.uk for updates. Seasonal opening hours The Museum is open from 10am to 5.30pm every day throughout the festive period, except 24 to 26 December when we are closed. The Gardens will be closed on … Continue reading HORNIMAN MUSEUM WINTER LISTINGS
Creative ideas to help revitalise the town centre subways in Croydon are being sought with the launch of a new competition by the council. ‘Reimagine Croydon’s Subways’ is open for submissions until 10 January 2020, and proposals can be for any or all of the six subways located around Croydon town centre. Shortlisted ideas will … Continue reading “LET’S BRIGHTEN THE SUBWAYS, PEOPLE” – Croydon seek creative ideas from all ages
A builder has been prosecuted for fly-tipped and hazardous waste found dumped in Nash Lane, Keston. The builder, from Eltham, admitted that he’d been working on a property refurbishment in Bromley and that he’d paid for the controlled and hazardous waste to be disposed of. He arranged for the waste to be taken by an … Continue reading BUILDER PROSECUTED AFTER HE PAID FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE TO BE REMOVED – ONLY FOR IT TO BE DUMPED BY ILLEGAL OPERATORS
The Met have launched Operation Winter Nights, a seasonal uplift in activity to prevent criminal activity and to keep people safe over the Christmas period. Officers from across the Met will be involved in a number of preventative and engagement activities across London, particularly at festive events throughout December, until Sunday, 5 January 2020. Activities … Continue reading MET POLICE LAUNCH ‘WINTER NIGHTS’ OPERATION
Here's news of the latest monstrosity that the 100-per-cent Croydon council-owned Brick by Brick are planning to inflict on the Crystal Palace community: a 13-storey tower block which the developers want to put next to Westow park, which stands between Church Road and Bedwardine Road, alongside the two existing 11-storey blocks. It's chances of getting … Continue reading BRICK BY BRICK? NO THANKS – MORE LIKE ‘ENOUGH IS ENOUGH’
COMMENTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA ON THE 13-STOREY TOWER BLOCK AND OTHER DEVELOPMENTS PLANNED FOR COLLEGE GREEN INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: We need to get together and stop these projects taking place. BbB is defacing the area. They can't even build in the original style and they are not respecting the affordable or the 50 per cent … Continue reading “We need to get together and stop these projects taking place – Brick by Brick are defacing the area”: Social media outrage over MASSIVE 13-storey block planned for College Green
Brick by Brick want to build five homes on land currently occupied by garages at the rear of homes on Crystal Terrace, which exits in Hermitage Road at one end and into Oxford Road at the other. _____________________________________________________________________________________ Stephen James Mann (Croydon Cllr Lab, Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood ward - Ed.) 12 November at … Continue reading ….AND IN CRYSTAL TERRACE: “This ‘company’ is rapacious – every spare square inch of Upper Norwood is in their sights. And because it is a company owned by the council there is no point complaining…”
Residents living in the Beulah Hill / Hermitage Road area are opposing plans to build eight new homes on the corner of the two roads. A newsletter outlining the residents objections says: The site is home to protected stag beetles and stag beetle larvae that can take up to six years to turn into adult … Continue reading ….AS BEULAH HILL RESIDENTS OBJECT TO PLANS (not from Brick by Brick) TO BUILD NEAR THEIR HOMES….
The planning statement accompanying the application for three x two-storey and five x three-storey three-bedroom dwellinghouses on land adjoining 96 Beulah Hill with associated car and cycle parking, waste stores, amenity space and landscaping says: This Planning Statement has been prepared in connection with the planning application for the development of the site of the … Continue reading BEULAH HILL: PLANNING STATEMENT MADE ON DEVELOPERS BEHALF
Banners announcing the forthcoming late night shopping events on the Crystal Palace Triangle have been cut down THREE times in just 10 days, say organisers - even though they have official permission to put them up. The annual late night shopping is planned for Thursday 12th and Thursday 19th. A post on Crystal Palace Local … Continue reading WHO’S REMOVING THE LATE NIGHT SHOPPING BANNERS FROM WESTOW HILL?