NEW TRUST FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK JUST WEEKS AWAY  

A new Crystal Palace Park Trust is just weeks away, the first meeting of the Crystal Palace Park Community Forum has heard. Laurie Handcock, local resident who chairs the existing shadow trust board which is set to morph into the trust, said its formation would see the start of a series of proper discussions about … Continue reading NEW TRUST FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK JUST WEEKS AWAY  

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“MANY PEOPLE NOT AWARE OF REGENERATION PLAN FOR PARK”  (but they love the ‘rusty laptop’)

Bromley council and the Mayor of London agreed in 2014 to invest £2.4 million in improvements to Crystal Palace Park.   These improvements include: the building of a new cafe (set to open next year) and skatepark (already opened), landscaping and the removal of some disused structures, and the conservation of the Grade I listed … Continue reading “MANY PEOPLE NOT AWARE OF REGENERATION PLAN FOR PARK”  (but they love the ‘rusty laptop’)

EVENTS – PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH / URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET/ CRYSTAL PALACE BUSINESS BAGEL / CRYSTAL PALACE PARK COMMUNITY FORUM /

SATURDAY MARCH 24th URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET Crystal Palace food market say they are honoured to be chosen as an Urban Food Hero "using food for good" in this month's Jellied Eel (part of Sustain).  Not only has the market been listed but also Patchwork Farm and its stall at the market.  Thank … Continue reading EVENTS – PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH / URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET/ CRYSTAL PALACE BUSINESS BAGEL / CRYSTAL PALACE PARK COMMUNITY FORUM /

DEMOLITION PLANS SHOCK FOR NURSERY OPERATORS – and a new building for ‘significant events’ on park’s terrace

The manager of Diddy Dinos nursery on Crystal Palace Park Road had no idea the building had been scheduled for demolition around 10 years ago as part of the controversial MasterPlan for Crystal Palace park. Barbara Boisard who was visiting an information exhibition on the Crystal Palace park regeneration plan in the booking hall of … Continue reading DEMOLITION PLANS SHOCK FOR NURSERY OPERATORS – and a new building for ‘significant events’ on park’s terrace

EVERY SATURDAY IN DECEMBER IS CHRISTMAS AT THE FOOD MARKET…… – AND WHAT'S ON

CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET Saturday December 3rd EVERY SATURDAY IN DECEMBER IS CHRISTMAS AT THE FOOD MARKET...... Every Saturday in December is a Christmas market so we can cater for as many stall-holders as we can, and give everybody the chance to stock up for Christmas, no matter which market you can get to. Open … Continue reading EVERY SATURDAY IN DECEMBER IS CHRISTMAS AT THE FOOD MARKET…… – AND WHAT'S ON

FILM FESTIVAL OVER – BUT THE SHOW GOES ON FOR SHELTER

FILM FESTIVAL OVER - BUT THE SHOW GOES ON FOR SHELTER   CPIFF A.D.2016 ends on a big HIGH! Now please support Shelter! THE CPIFF AWARDS & GALA FINALE atmosphere has to be experienced to be believed. Comedian Mark Steel was on awesome form, film makers were buzzing, the comedy films were great, the food … Continue reading FILM FESTIVAL OVER – BUT THE SHOW GOES ON FOR SHELTER

COMMUNITY PROJECT APPLICATIONS FOR PARK INVITED

COMMUNITY PROJECT APPLICATIONS FOR PARK INVITED   Community and resident groups are being invited to apply for the latest round of community grants for Crystal Palace park. The community fund, which is continuing over the next three years, will award grants of up to £20,000 to community groups with aspirations to deliver specific projects and … Continue reading COMMUNITY PROJECT APPLICATIONS FOR PARK INVITED

WAGGLE AND HUM AT THE FOOD MARKET TODAY!!!

CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET bottom of Haynes Lane / top of Bedwardine Road. 10 am to 3 pm. "Meat, vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, bread, cakes, salads, hot foods, the Cafe Thing, coffee, tea, pastries, cheese, dairy and munch munch more." Saturday March 8th Chas & Momo Asian Street Food Fairtrade Fortnight: Don’t miss the chance … Continue reading WAGGLE AND HUM AT THE FOOD MARKET TODAY!!!

VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR PARK SURVEY….

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK Community Stakeholder Group are looking for helpers to carry out a survey in the park on Wednesday 19th June and Saturday 22nd June. Bromley council are currently in the process of co-ordinating the submission of a first round application to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) under their Parks for People programme. The … Continue reading VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR PARK SURVEY….

A LIBRARY CAMPAIGNER’S LAMENT

LIBRARY CAMPAIGNER Robert Gibson has expressed his sadness at the introduction of the new - and reduced - opening hours at Upper Norwood joint library on Westow Hill. "This week I have been feeling very low. "The result of Croydon council's savage cut to our local Upper Norwood joint library's budget really hit home on … Continue reading A LIBRARY CAMPAIGNER’S LAMENT