BAT-TASTIC! MP WINS AWARD FOR…CHAMPIONING BATS

MP Helen Hayes has been awarded Best Parliamentary Champion for her work during 2019 as the common pipistrelle species champion The award comes from the Bat Conservation Trust who say that when Helen, Labour MP for Dulwich and West Norwood, was offered the role of species champion for the common pipistrelle in February 2017, she … Continue reading BAT-TASTIC! MP WINS AWARD FOR…CHAMPIONING BATS

WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY GETS NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING BOOST

The South Metropolitan Cemetery at West Norwood has received a £4.6 million National Lottery grant to save many of its listed monuments from ruin.  The South Metropolitan Cemetery at West Norwood has received a £4.6m National Lottery grant to save many of its listed monuments from ruin and support a series of exciting community activities. … Continue reading WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY GETS NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING BOOST

WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY – ‘A NEW BEGINNING’

‘West Norwood Cemetery: A New Beginning’ is a project to conserve the cemetery’s environment and historic monuments and offer more to visitors and the community. Come and find out what’s happening. Our Open Day on July 1 is a chance to catch up with the project before we bid for the money to do the … Continue reading WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY – ‘A NEW BEGINNING’

NEW HERITAGE AT RISK REGISTER ISSUED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND

A new Heritage at Risk register issued by Historic England features several areas of Crystal Palace park; various mausoleums and graves in West Norwood cemetery and Beltwood, a house on Sydenham Hill  with a very colourful history. BROMLEY Crystal Palace park SE19 DESIGNATION: Registered Park and Garden grade II*, 8 LBs, part in CA CONDITION: … Continue reading NEW HERITAGE AT RISK REGISTER ISSUED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND

HUNT THE LINCOLNSHIRE POACHER AT THE FOOD MARKET…….. / MP’s FIRST EVER BATWALK – AT WEST NORWOOD

HUNT THE LINCOLNSHIRE POACHER AT THE FOOD MARKET........ Saturday 4th November Brett & Bailey: Lemon cheesecake bomboloni Breakfast/lunch - Meru Galettes  Made by Gabriel & Michelle. Find them in the courtyard. Breakfast/lunch & smoked goodies - London Smoke and Cure Ross says "We're back to full strength this week with an amazing deli offer. We've … Continue reading HUNT THE LINCOLNSHIRE POACHER AT THE FOOD MARKET…….. / MP’s FIRST EVER BATWALK – AT WEST NORWOOD

PLANS TO 'RESTORE AND IMPROVE' WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY

PLANS TO 'RESTORE AND IMPROVE' WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY Help create a winning bid to shape the future of West Norwood Cemetery Deadline for responses: Saturday 30 September 2017 11pm Get involved and help us improve West Norwood Cemetery, by bidding for Heritage Lottery Funding. West Norwood Cemetery is a very significant Grade II* listed site … Continue reading PLANS TO 'RESTORE AND IMPROVE' WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY

FESTIVAL NEED JUST £1,500 / SOUTH NORWOOD WARD BY-ELECTION / UPPER NORWOOD BOOK CLUB / MASS BURIALS AT NORWOOD CEMETERY

FESTIVAL NEED JUST £1,500 Crystal Palace Overground Festival are at £6,500 on their crowdfunding appeal with just £1,500 to go. This ends on 6 September so just five days left if you wish to support them. (Please see our story OVERGROUND FESTIVAL CROWDFUNDER RAISES MORE THAN £5,500 Appeal followed extra costs dated August 25, 2017 … Continue reading FESTIVAL NEED JUST £1,500 / SOUTH NORWOOD WARD BY-ELECTION / UPPER NORWOOD BOOK CLUB / MASS BURIALS AT NORWOOD CEMETERY