January is finally over, and Spring is just around the corner. Check out the fantastic activities on offer to make the most of the end of winter. Get back outside with our Spring gardening projects Get your singing voice in gear with Crystal Palace Transition Town Choir Come on down to our open platform night … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE TRANSITION TOWN – LOTS OF EVENTS COMING UP…!!!
THE MAN WHO BROUGHT RECORDED SOUND TO ENGLAND - AND ADVANCE NEWS OF NORWOOD SOCIETY'S NEW PROJECT: 'MYHOUSEMYSTREET' The subject of Norwood Society’s next local history meeting is Colonel George Edward Gouraud, the man who brought recorded sound to England, with our speaker, Howard Hope. Howard is a lifetime specialist in the history of recorded … Continue reading THE MAN WHO BROUGHT RECORDED SOUND TO ENGLAND – PLUS STAR MAKERS AND BLUEBELL WALKS
LAMBETHWATCH: QUESTIONS NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE WOULD LIKE LABOUR COUNCILLORS TO ASK IN LAMBETH COUNCIL MEETINGS (but they won’t) - Part Two FAKE NEWS FROM LAMBETH To: Cllr Lib Peck, leader of Lambeth council Has she seen the story on the News From Crystal Palace website dated February 5th this year and headlined: EXCLUSIVE: LAMBETH … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: QUESTIONS NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE WOULD LIKE LABOUR COUNCILLORS TO ASK IN LAMBETH COUNCIL MEETINGS (but they won’t) – Part Two (and PEOPLE’S AUDIT PUBLIC MEETING FEBRUARY 22nd)
UPDATE: CARNEGIE LIBRARY TO RE-OPEN 1pm THURSDAY Carnegie library Herne Hill re-opening Thursday at 1pm, a Lambeth council press officer told News From Crystal Palace today (Friday) From Defend The Ten @defendtheten Three months now till the local government elections & we meet Marie & her mum Jackie. "The library was a true home from … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: “THE COUNCILLORS WANT OUR VOTE EVERY FOUR YEARS AND THEN IGNORE US THE REST OF THE TIME”
UNISON are advising staff not to work at Carnegie library, Herne Hill when it re-opens on Thursday (15th). They say that Greenwich Leisure will be staffing Carnegie library "in a clear breach of policy" . and are advising their members not to work there until the issue is resolved "Lambeth council have stated publicly that … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: TUPE OR NOT TUPE – THAT IS THE QUESTION: UNISON STAFF TO BOYCOTT CARNEGIE LIBRARY RE-OPENING?
The cost of Lambeth's new town hall is not £160 million says one of Lambeth council's two deputy leaders. Cllr Paul McGlone says the figure of £160 million should not include the £4.5 million the council are saving by reducing the number of their buildings. The latest figure comes in an exchange of emails between … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: COST OF NEW TOWN HALL IS NOT £160 MILLION, SAY LABOUR (It’s £155.5 million)
Kennington Bioscope presents; Another Evening of 9.5mm films, Weds 14th March @ 7:30pm For those unacquainted with the format, 9.5mm was a home movie gauge launched in the 1920s and is of similar quality to 16mm. Many silent films survive only in this form. Kevin Brownlow - British film historian, television documentary-maker, filmmaker, author, film … Continue reading KEVIN BROWNLOW AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM
HELP PEOPLE TAKE A STAND AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Croydon’s Family Justice Centre (FJC) team are looking for volunteers to offer support to individuals and families who are experiencing domestic abuse. The volunteers will need to offer a minimum two hours a week, be willing to support people to achieve change in their lives and … Continue reading HELP PEOPLE TAKE A STAND AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE / SOUTHWARK CRACKDOWN ON FLYTIPPING – COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS FINED / NO ONE NEEDS TO SLEEP ROUGH IN LONDON / SOUTHWARK LAUNCHES NEW ANTI-ENGINE IDLING ENFORCEMENT
Lambeth council's claims that they do not need to ballot people living on five estates they want to demolish because they already have funding from the Greater London Authority to demolish them do not stand up to even MINOR scrutiny. Investigations by News From Crystal Palace show that the GLA DID give Lambeth council £10 … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: LAMBETH COUNCIL’S ‘NO NEED FOR BALLOTS CLAIM’ EXPOSED AS BALDERDASH BY NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE – Funding given by Greater London Authority for three estates was NOT for demolition – and GLA have not given any money for two other estates under threat
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan this morning issued a consultation paper headed: "Proposed new funding condition to require resident ballots in estate regeneration". "The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on the Mayor’s proposed policy to mandate resident ballots for estate regeneration schemes where demolition of existing homes is proposed and where … Continue reading MAYOR OF LONDON TO BALLOT RESIDENTS ON ESTATE DEMOLITION – BUT NOT IN LAMBETH?