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Countdown begins to week-long Crystal Palace Festival

With one month to go until the start of the 2018 Crystal Palace Festival, the organisers have announced the acts for their free event in the park, plus some new venues this year for the week-long celebration of local culture. … Continue reading

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Escaped T-Rex recaptured thanks to Croydon Beaver Scouts

More than 300 Beaver Scouts from Croydon enjoyed a dinosaur-themed funday in Crystal Palace park last month, when some even had to round-up an escaped T-Rex.

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‘If Vince Cable can’t win in south London, where can he win?’

WALTER CRONXITE, political editor, on the near-total absence of any real third-party challenge for the local elections, now just five weeks away However unseemly the sight of Labour and Tories slugging it out in the Town Hall Chamber on Monday … Continue reading

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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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