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Dulwich Library Temporary Closure

Dulwich Library on Lordship Lane will be closed from Monday 4 March until Sunday 7 April 2013 inclusive to enable self service technology to be installed and for the layout and facilities in the library to be refurbished. It will not be possible to provide any temporary service at Dulwich Library whilst the works programme […]

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Have your say on the Mayor of London’s Police and Estate Plans

The Mayor of London has released his draft Police and Crime Plan and draft Estate Strategy for consultation. Documents here: http://www.london.gov.uk/priorities/policing-and-crime/community-engagement  What are the Mayor’s Plans? The Mayor of London’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) has issued a challenge to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS): 20% Cut in 7 priority Crimes; 20% Boost in […]

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Another New Date for the Velodrome Planning Committee!

Southwark Council has changed the date of its meeting to consider the Velodrome’s planning application again! It is convening a meeting of the Main Planning Committee on the 29th of January to consider the application – with it being the only item on the agenda. Residents are still waiting, however, to see the lighting display […]

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Lock your cars!!

A resident has reported that their car has been broken into (actually they had left it unlocked) on 2 occasions in the last month and rummaged through. On the last occasion a blackberry mobile phone was stolen.

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Lively Public Meeting with the Police

This police meeting was quite a revelation: attended by high profile politicians including Simon Hughes, Tessa, Harriet; Dulwich councillors and residents made a big impact.  Many spoke and hammered home the point about geographical isolation as police stations in adjoining boroughs also closing and there is a big black hole in the south of our […]

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Homage to Hepworth

200 people packed the Michael Croft Theatre at Alleyn’s School last Thursday 10th Jan for a wonderful celebratory evening of the Hepworth Bronze sculpture “Two Forms” stolen from Dulwich Park over a year ago on 19/20 December 2011.  Tessa Jowell told the audience that the bronze was beyond price and a fitting replacement would be […]

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Extensive Tree Cutting planned for Belair Park – Public Meeting on 17 January

Southwark Council is proposing to cut a lot of trees in Belair Park and is convening an information session on 17 January 18:00-19:00 in Dulwich Park about it. The Friends of Belair Park & New Leaf have invited all inteerested in trees to go along and find out more and put the case, if they […]

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Community Associations & Southwark & Lambeth Councils Planning Issues Recent Posts

Leader of Southwark Council replies to our complaint

Thank you for your email dated 4th of December 2012.  Similar concerns have been raised with me by College Ward councillors. The decision to move to a more centralised approach to planning was based on a number of factors.  Firstly, we found that we were the unsuccessful respondents in a disproportionate number of planning appeals […]

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Intruder at the back of a local house

A resident has asked us to pass on the information that there was an intruder on Wednesday night at the back of their property. Fortunately it seems that nothing was taken and no entry was forced but residents should be vigilant.  The police are now looking in to the matter as the intruder(s) luckily left […]

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New date for Southwark to decide on Velodrome development proposals

The Southwark Planning Sub-Committee meets to consider proposals to add flood lighting and to build a Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) and an Inner Track at 7pm on Tuesday 12th February – full details will be issued in due course.    THIS IS A REFERRAL FROM THE ORIGINAL DATE.  BRRA and TRRA will be represented at […]