SAINSBURYS: “WE’ LL TALK TO BUSINESSES OVER CAR PARKING”

SAINSBURYS: "WE' LL TALK TO BUSINESSES OVER CAR PARKING" Sainsbury's say they are prepared to talk to local businesses over the issue of car parking at the rear of their store on Westow Street, Crystal palace. The move follows an approach by News From Crystal Palace following our story that the Crystal Palace and Norwood … Continue reading SAINSBURYS: “WE’ LL TALK TO BUSINESSES OVER CAR PARKING”

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ISSUE 'BOYCOTT SAINSBURY'S' CALL OVER PARKING

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ISSUE 'BOYCOTT SAINSBURY'S' CALL OVER PARKING Crystal Palace and Norwood Chamber of Commerce are calling for a boycott of Sainsbury's store on Westow Street over the introduction of new restrictions which limit free parking in the outside former public car park to just two hours. Many traders have reported a significant reduction … Continue reading CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ISSUE 'BOYCOTT SAINSBURY'S' CALL OVER PARKING

ELECTION HUSTINGS MEETINGS THIS WEDNESDAY / MONSTER AT SOUTH NORWOOD LAKES

ELECTION HUSTINGS MEETINGS THIS WEDNESDAY CROYDON NORTH: An election hustings for the Croydon North constituency is being held at St John's church, Auckland Road, Upper Norwood SE19 on Wednesday (May 31st). Crystal Palace and Norwood Chamber of Commerce are organising the event, which will be chaired by The Rev Jonathan Croucher of Christ Church Gipsy … Continue reading ELECTION HUSTINGS MEETINGS THIS WEDNESDAY / MONSTER AT SOUTH NORWOOD LAKES

“COUNCILLORS ONLY INTERESTED IN THEIR OWN WARDS” ELECTION MEETING TOLD

COUNCILLORS were accused of only being interested in their own wards and their own areas at an election hustings meeting at the Queens hotel on Wednesday.Bryher Scudamore, a trustee of Upper Norwood library, told a panel of 10 current and would-be councillors:"All of you represent Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood and once again you have … Continue reading “COUNCILLORS ONLY INTERESTED IN THEIR OWN WARDS” ELECTION MEETING TOLD

Election meeting: PARK CONSULTATION HAS NOT BEEN PERFECT, COUNCIL LEADER ADMITS

CONSULTATION on the latest proposals for Crystal Palace park has not been perfect, Bromley council leader Cllr Stephen Carr admitted at the meeting.Arup, the lead consultant on the proposals, and others had underestimated how many people would turn up for consultation meetings, he said."The biggest issue is around planning and what's going to be the … Continue reading Election meeting: PARK CONSULTATION HAS NOT BEEN PERFECT, COUNCIL LEADER ADMITS

OVERGROUND FESTIVAL MOST SUCCESSFUL EVER – “Who needs Glasto?”

ORGANISERS of the 7th Crystal Palace Overground Festival are heralding the four day community arts festival "the biggest, most successful event yet" with around 6,000 people attending the Westow Park day on Saturday (June 29th). The four-day festival which ran from Thursday 27 June 27th to Sunday June 30th featured performing arts, crafts, holistic, sports and kids’ activities, gourmet … Continue reading OVERGROUND FESTIVAL MOST SUCCESSFUL EVER – “Who needs Glasto?”

BUYER FOUND FOR THE CAMBRIDGE – Warning on fake £20 notes: ‘Detector pens may not work’

  BUYER FOUND FOR THE CAMBRIDGE..........   CHRISTIE and Co have found a buyer for the Cambridge pub on the corner of Church Road and Westow Hill.   A spokesman for the licensed property agents said: "We have  exchanged contracts but not completed. "As you can imagine we are not able to give you a … Continue reading BUYER FOUND FOR THE CAMBRIDGE – Warning on fake £20 notes: ‘Detector pens may not work’

CROYDON THREATEN PURGE OF TRIANGLE’S ADVERTISING BOARDS

TRADERS in the Crystal Palace Triangle are being told Croydon council enforcement officers could remove their signboards from outside shops and business premises - apparently without warning. In a letter delivered to traders yesterday (June 3rd) - in at least one case by a police officer or a PCSO - 'Mr. Travis Hill' an enforcement … Continue reading CROYDON THREATEN PURGE OF TRIANGLE’S ADVERTISING BOARDS

LIBRARY TO OPEN THREE DAYS A WEEK – Five staff lose their jobs

UPPER NORWOOD JOINT LIBRARY will only open for three days a week from Monday April 29th - and closing for lunch on two of them. Five staff will be losing their jobs - a reduction from the current complement of 10 - four other vacant positions having remained unfilled. The 40 per cent-plus cut in … Continue reading LIBRARY TO OPEN THREE DAYS A WEEK – Five staff lose their jobs

FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD! – bananas, beer and bagels (…and boules)

A BICYCLE-POWERED banana smoothie machine is one of the highlights of the 'Big Crystal Palace Food Fest' tomorrow (Saturday March 2nd).   The bicycle will be outside Sainsbury's on Westow Street from 11am to 3pm where you can pedal yourself a smoothie. The event is the latest in the Fairtrade fortnight being organised by Crystal Palace … Continue reading FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD! – bananas, beer and bagels (…and boules)