Boundaries that ignore 11,000 in Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace has long suffered from political boundaries that carve it up into multiple borough councils and Parliamentary constituencies, all based on an unfair and unrepresentative voting system. The Boundary Review could just compound these problems. Continue reading Boundaries that ignore 11,000 in Crystal Palace

Sian Berry backs Crystal Palace community

Sian Berry, our candidate for Mayor of London and top candidate for the London Assembly elections in May 2016, came to visit Crystal Palace yesterday. She pledged support from City Hall and an end to top-down meddling for community groups with vision, energy and plans for Crystal Palace Park, the National Sports Centre, Upper Norwood Library, a neighbourhood forum, the Central Hill Estate, and the Crystal Palace Transition Town’s transport group. Continue reading Sian Berry backs Crystal Palace community

London Assembly debates Crystal Palace Park

Following years of scrutiny and standing up for our area, Darren Johnson got the support of the London Assembly for the Mayor of London to stop meddling with Crystal Palace Park and get behind the local community. Members from all political parties criticised the Mayor’s approach to date. Continue reading London Assembly debates Crystal Palace Park

Help save Upper Norwood Library from cuts

We fully support the campaign to get Lambeth and Croydon Councils to fund the Upper Norwood library properly. Community trusts can bring energy and innovation to libraries, but they need the backing of councils to ensure they can provide a full, professional service. In this blog, local member Rachel sets out her reasons for supporting the library. Continue reading Help save Upper Norwood Library from cuts