Tag Archives: Crystal Palace

Stereo MC’s and Polarbear announced as Festival headliners

The Crystal Palace Festival returns in June  with one of the biggest free cultural events in south London. Festival events will take place across the Crystal Palace area from June 11 to 17 with the free Crystal Palace park event … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Palace look to sell Selhurst naming rights

The Bet365 Stadium. The Etihad. The Emirates. The iPro. Bargain Booze Stadium*. The Amex… Modern sports stadiums are often known by the name of whichever amorphous corporate entity has bought up the naming rights to the venue, and Selhurst Park … Continue reading

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Palace pile on the election pressure over planning application

Crystal Palace Football Club are determined to get planning permission to build their £100million new stand, and yesterday staged an on-pitch stunt in a show of defiance to the local council, getting loyal fans on-side just as local elections are … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace Park plans consultation, Mar 10 & 12

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What a load of rubbish: how I love the planet by refusing bags

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The mounting public concern about oceans full to the brim with discarded plastics has seen calls for grand, global solutions. But as Crystal Palace home-owner ALEX KLAUSHOFER has shown, we can all make a change, starting with our … Continue reading

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Chinese billionaire wants second helpings of Palace takeaway

“I still want to rebuild the Crystal Palace,” Ni Zhaoxing, the billionaire owner of the ZhongRong Group, declared in Beijing earlier this week. Ni, described as “a 62-year-old Anglophile”, was interviewed by the Financial Times during Prime Minister Theresa May’s … Continue reading

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Is the bell sounding for the final lap at Crystal Palace NSC?

There’s a public consultation underway to try to resolve the future of the National Sports Centre at Crystal Palace. And it’s déjà vu all over again. Poor publicity for the process run by a bunch of consultants, a reluctant attitude … Continue reading

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