Category Archives: Transition Town

Fears for Queen’s Gardens in multi-million-pound land-grab

The latest proposals for Queen’s Gardens, the only open space in central Croydon, have left residents underwhelmed, with some seeing the small public park being rendered into little more than an annex of the £120 million private housing development proposed … Continue reading

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#FindRobbie: Captain Sensible unveils second bench

It was a filthy wet night, but friends, neighbours, the South Norwood Tourist Board, Crystal Palace Transition Town members and even Captain Sensible himself all turned out on Saturday to celebrate the Sensible Garden and, more importantly, to remind everyone … Continue reading

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#FindRobbie: Garden uses benchmark to bring home Gibson

The South Norwood Tourist Board is to mark the anniversary of the opening of the Sensible Garden – the small pocket of previous wasteland between the Goat House bridge and the Ship pub which has been transformed by volunteers in … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace Transition Town choir to start Nov 2

The Crystal Palace Transition Town, the group which is behind the highly successful market each Saturday, is to start a community choir. “Come and enjoy magical midwinter songs to sing around the Triangle at Christmas,” say the organisers. All voices … Continue reading

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Missing: BBC’s One Show takes up the cause of #FindRobbie

Six weeks after Robbie Gibson went missing from his south London home, the appeal to find him continues with national television coverage on Monday. Upper Norwood Library, which Gibson has campaigned tirelessly for years to keep open, is the setting … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace Transition Town ‘Festival of Ideas’, May 25

What do the Crystal Palace Food Market, the Christmas Craft Fair at The Alma, the SE Art Trail, Guided Bicycle Commutes, proposed solar panels at Crystal Palace Station, Palace Pint, tree-planting in Crystal Palace Park, Palace Buds, the Edible Garden … Continue reading

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Handmade Palace Christmas Market, Dec 13

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Croydon Transition Town Give and Take stall, Dec 5

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Artists and craft-makers open doors to SE Art Trail, Nov 21-22

The SE Art Trail is a new and exciting event which will see local artists and makers opening up their studio spaces to the public in Crystal Palace, West Norwood, South Norwood, Penge and Anerley over one weekend next month. … Continue reading

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Help fire-up Palace Power at energy meeting, Oct 13

Crystal Palace railway station will soon be home to a community-led Energy Garden, combining plants and flowers with renewable energy sources. Join the local community, Palace Power community energy group and the Crystal Palace Transition Town movement for an evening … Continue reading

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