Tag Archives: Gipsy Hill

Upper Norwood libraries campaigner Robert Gibson was expelled by Labour Party just days before going missing

The purge of members by the right wing of the Labour Party across south London may have had a human cost, after it was revealed that Robert Gibson, the Upper Norwood library campaigner, received a letter notifying him that he … Continue reading

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Central Hill’s open weekend to show the estate they are in

A much-admired housing estate in Crystal Palace which is under threat of demolition by the local council is open to public view this weekend, to dispel Tory-driven myths of “sink estates”, as part of something called the Open Garden Estates … Continue reading

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Gallery pops up to the aid of Upper Norwood Library

Neville de Souza, director of modish property development company Lightbox London, has teamed up with one of his Gipsy Hill neighbours Gina Cross, a local art and design dealer, to create a pop up gallery and shop that will raise … Continue reading

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New gallery puts art at the heart of Crystal Palace

An art gallery is to open in the former Thicket Pub on Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace, which will raise money for the Upper Norwood Joint Library. Local developer Lightbox is opening the gallery as part of the residential re- development … Continue reading

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Norwood down to its last SNT police sergeant, Labour claims

The Labour group on the council says it is “disgusted” over a “behind closed doors” decision that leaves two Croydon wards, Upper Norwood and South Norwood, with just a single safer neighbourhood team police sergeant between them, down from three, … Continue reading

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Croydon quizzed on hiring of security guards for Bashford

A councillor from a neighbouring borough is demanding answers from Croydon Council over the use of public money to pay for private security guards at Wednesday night’s Upper Norwood Joint Library consultation meeting. Around 200 locals attended the meeting, where … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Council, Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood, David Lean Cinema Campaign, Gavin Barwell, Libraries, Sara Bashford, Tim Pollard | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment