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Fri 28 Jan 2022 at 5:35pm

New map may show massive LTN for Crystal Palace – or does it?

A new map by Lambeth council MAY show a massive Low Traffic Neighbourhood planned for the CROYDON part of Crystal Palace which would take in an area stretching from Crown Point up to Church Road – and beyond. The area – in very pale yellow – appears on a Lambeth LTN map as “...

Fri 28 Jan 2022 at 5:35pm

Blocked-off roads Opinion: “All humans are equal but some are more equal than others” – Lambeth council to ‘consult’ on making Ferndale Low Traffic Neighbourhood permanent. News From Crystal Palace takes the view that the dec

Editor’s note: There comes a time when every journalist picks up a press release / communique that they immediately realise is, for the most part, fictitious or just complete and utter tosh. Such is the case with the following from Lambeth council’s Love Lambeth / Loathe Lambeth website. News From ...
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Fri 28 Jan 2022 at 5:35pm

West Norwood / West Dulwich “street improvements” (or: another massive LTN to satisfy a few residents who signed a petition?)

The actual area covered is bordered by Rosendale Road, Idmiston Road, Norwood Road, Elmcourt Road and Thurlow Park Road. It follows a petition from residents of Lancaster Road who want an LTN for their area. The actual map can be found by pressing the yellow ‘Learn more’ on Lambeth’s ‘...

Fri 28 Jan 2022 at 5:35pm

Subway restoration on the telly!

The Subway restoration as featured on ITV London News this evening (27/1/22) Find out more about the subway and restoration plans at https://t.co/ajUKq6NaiE@HistoricEngland @TFPArchitects @LBofBromley @CPF1979 pic.twitter.com/1qpTBzGLUG — Crystal Palace Subway (@cpsubway) January 27, 2022 Crystal Palace Subway @cpsubway posted on Twitter: The Subway restoration as ...

Fri 28 Jan 2022 at 5:35pm

MP quizzes minister on rape figures

Croydon North MP Steve Reed has quizzed a Government minister on the number of complaints of rape which were later withdrawn – only to be told no such figures exist. Steve Reed Shadow Secretary of State for Justice To ask the Secretary of State for the Home ...

Fri 28 Jan 2022 at 5:35pm

Calling all kids!: Lewisham want YOUR views on playing!

Lewisham council have commissioned the development of a play strategy for the borough which they say is “to help nurture the enjoyment, health and learning of children and young people.” And they want children, young people and families to help co-design the play strategy. Lewisham council say this will provide ...

Thu 27 Jan 2022 at 1:32pm

Fairfield Halls: Croydon lambasted again in another damning public interest report

Certain individuals “could, and in our view should, also have used whistleblowing if they did not feel management or portfolio holders were acting appropriately” – auditors * Croydon council have been lambasted again in another damning public interest report – this time on the refurbishment of Fairfield Halls. A licence granted by the ...

Thu 27 Jan 2022 at 1:32pm

Fairfield Halls: Croydon accepts report in the public interest

“I know that people across Croydon will be rightly angry to hear their money wasn’t safeguarded as it should have been and I want to apologise for that on behalf of the council” – council leader ** Croydon council have issued the following statement following publication of the report ...

Thu 27 Jan 2022 at 1:32pm

Fairfield Halls: special council meeting next week – and how the costs grew

Croydon will hold a special meeting of the council next week to consider its external auditor’s Report in the Public Interest about the council’s arrangements for the refurbishment of Fairfield Halls between June 2016 and September 2019. From Croydon council: The report highlights the historic failings in ...

Thu 27 Jan 2022 at 1:32pm

Covid 19: Need to approach today’s changes with caution – just as we have done throughout pandemic says public health director

Lewisham’s Director of Public Health, Dr Catherine Mbema, gives an update on key steps to help protect ourselves, our loved ones and our community: latest changes to the Government’s guidance; free transport to vaccination centres; vaccination for children aged 12 to 15; and tools and inspiration to help support ...