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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

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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

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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

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Announcing our candidates for the 7th May

Shasha Khan, Rashid Nix and Tom Chance are standing for the Green Party in the three constituencies that meet in Crystal Palace, and have launched ten pledges for the local area. Continue reading Announcing our candidates for the 7th May

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Shelve the Crystal Palace ‘rebuild’ plans

On Sunday 1st February the exclusivity agreement between Bromley Council and the ZhongRong Group will come to an end, sixteen months after it was signed, with no public indication of a deal to date from either party. We are calling on Bromley Council and the GLA to end talks with the ZhongRong Group and shelve plans to build a major commercial facility on Crystal Palace Park. Continue reading Shelve the Crystal Palace ‘rebuild’ plans

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Our response to the NSC consultation

We have sent in our response to the latest bungled consultation on the latest ill-conceived plans for Crystal Palace Park, part of a number of disjointed projects that the GLA is pushing in our local area. Continue reading Our response to the NSC consultation