JOE’S CHRISTMAS DISPLAY IS BACK IN THE LIBRARY AGAIN / FATAL ACCIDENT UPDATE / iMOVE HAVEN’T MOVED / WINTERFEST CLOSES

JOE'S CHRISTMAS DISPLAY IS BACK IN THE LIBRARY AGAIN The traditional Christmas window display - much-loved by local children - which featured in the former Plumbase store on Westow Hill is back on display this year – again in Upper Norwood library. Joe Field, who designed the Christmas window in Plumbase for between eight and … Continue reading JOE’S CHRISTMAS DISPLAY IS BACK IN THE LIBRARY AGAIN / FATAL ACCIDENT UPDATE / iMOVE HAVEN’T MOVED / WINTERFEST CLOSES

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OPEN THE LIBRARY DOOR AND LET THE COMMUNITY IN

Guest post by June O’Sullivan MBE, Trustee at Upper Norwood Library Hub I am sure that like many of you, I know my own neighbourhood less than I know the place where I work. To mitigate this, I joined the board of the local library Upper Norwood Library Hub as I am a keen library … Continue reading OPEN THE LIBRARY DOOR AND LET THE COMMUNITY IN

“REPAIR MY HOME” – DEALING WITH COUNCIL REPAIRS FORMS PART OF FILM SHOW / MORE THAN 12,500 PEOPLE SIGN CINEMA MUSEUM PETITION – PUBLIC MEETING NEXT MONDAY / LIBRARY NOW HAS LATE CLOSING ON THURSDAYS / 2018 DATES FOR OVERGROUND FESTIVAL  / FOOD MARKET

"REPAIR MY HOME" - DEALING WITH COUNCIL REPAIRS FORMS PART OF FILM SHOW Two films dealing with losing your home are being shown as part of the Crystal Palace International Film Festival tomorrow (Saturday). 'Uprooted' (2pm and 4pm) and 'Dispossession' (6pm)are being shown at Christ church Highland Road SE19. Dispossession will be foillowed by a … Continue reading “REPAIR MY HOME” – DEALING WITH COUNCIL REPAIRS FORMS PART OF FILM SHOW / MORE THAN 12,500 PEOPLE SIGN CINEMA MUSEUM PETITION – PUBLIC MEETING NEXT MONDAY / LIBRARY NOW HAS LATE CLOSING ON THURSDAYS / 2018 DATES FOR OVERGROUND FESTIVAL  / FOOD MARKET

NEW FIRST FOR UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY

NEW FIRST FOR UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY Upper Norwood is to become the first library in the UK to run a 'Library of Things'. A project in partnership with Crystal Palace Transition Town, it will be a lending library where the public can borrow items such as  DIY tools, gardening equipment, camping gear and much more … Continue reading NEW FIRST FOR UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY

UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY RE-OPENS TOMORROW!!!!

UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY RE-OPENS TOMORROW!!!! The Upper Norwood Library Hub re-opens to the public at 10 am tomorrow (Saturday 15th July) having undergone a major refurbishment.   At an event in the library on Westow Hill this evening Laura Wright, who chairs the library trustees, told around 80 guests: "This is such an exciting night … Continue reading UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY RE-OPENS TOMORROW!!!!

GRENFELL: BROWN AND GREEN CAFES COLLECTING ARGOS / SAINSBURYS / MARKS AND SPENCER VOUCHERS FOR REHOUSED FAMILIES 

GRENFELL: BROWN AND GREEN CAFES COLLECTING ARGOS / SAINSBURYS / MARKS AND SPENCER VOUCHERS FOR REHOUSED FAMILIES  The five Brown and Green cafes in the area are collecting vouchers from Argos, Sainsbury's, and Marks and Spencer to help families made homeless by the Grenfell Tower disaster. The vouchers are for the Edward Woods centre that … Continue reading GRENFELL: BROWN AND GREEN CAFES COLLECTING ARGOS / SAINSBURYS / MARKS AND SPENCER VOUCHERS FOR REHOUSED FAMILIES 

CRY WOLF! LAMBETH'S PROPAGANDA LIES OVER TORY GOVERNMENT CUTBACKS EXPOSED

CRY WOLF! LAMBETH'S PROPAGANDA LIES OVER TORY GOVERNMENT CUTBACKS EXPOSED NO MONEY FOR LIBRARIES OR ESTATE REPAIRS - AS TENS OF MILLIONS GO INTO BANKS AND BUILDING SOCIETIES and this is NOT an April Fool..... Lambeth council put more than £100 million into banks and building societies for the financial year ended March 2016 - … Continue reading CRY WOLF! LAMBETH'S PROPAGANDA LIES OVER TORY GOVERNMENT CUTBACKS EXPOSED

LIBRARY: GROUND FLOOR TO BE CLOSED FOR THREE MONTHS

LIBRARY: GROUND FLOOR TO BE CLOSED FOR THREE MONTHS The ground floor of Upper Norwood library will be closed from March 21 for repair and refurbishment works, meaning the library service as is will be suspended (as we can’t use the building while the works are ongoing).   A Lambeth council spokesman told News From … Continue reading LIBRARY: GROUND FLOOR TO BE CLOSED FOR THREE MONTHS

OVERGROUND FESTIVAL – PLEASE GET THOSE APPLICATIONS IN! / STUDENTS WORKING ON NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN

MORE ROAD WORKS IN WESTOW STREET / CHURCH ROAD   The area near to the White Hart pub on the corner of Church Road and Westow Street is set to have more traffic delays once works by Thames Water have finished on January 31st. Church Road, Coxwell Road, Westow Street and Westow Hill could be … Continue reading OVERGROUND FESTIVAL – PLEASE GET THOSE APPLICATIONS IN! / STUDENTS WORKING ON NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN