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Dulwich Village Independent Businesses take centre stage

Dulwich Village was long known for its healthy range of shops run by locals.  Some can still remember that the Village once had a much wider range of shops.  It was a destination for shoppers within Dulwich and beyond seeking a wide range of fresh food including fruit & vegetables and fresh meats. Many such […]

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Two large noisy Events in Brockwell Park next summer

Attached are details of two proposed large events that are being planned for Brockwell Park next summer. Those who use the park and live closer than we do are concerned for the following reasons: Together with other planned events, such as the Lambeth Country Show and the world Cycling Revival ( http://cyclingrevival.com )  this will form a […]

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Village Crossroad Changes Progressing

The new pavement outside the school is already in place alongside the protected cycle track.  At last there’s a wider pavement to safely accommodate the children, parents and passers-by.

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Quietway – delayed??

Residents have received a letter through their doors saying works to install the Quietway will start next Monday 7 August.  This came as a surprise as the Council has not yet decided to proceed with the Quietway. Council officers have made their final proposals and it is expected that just a rubber-stamp formal decision will […]

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Parking – Crowds -Safety -Pollution

We may think of kerbsides as just space on the public highway next to the pavement.  But they are more than that.  Kerbsides include footpaths by the kerb and which might be widened for tree planting and street seating. They include the white posts and green verges we love in Dulwich. There is great competition for the […]

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Front gardens in ugly Turney Road

Front garden layouts are a bugbear of Turney Road – ugly with so many unsightly car parks standing brutally in front of our fine Edwardian houses. However with the influx of new residents paying high prices for their homes and investing even more into them, there has been a welcome increased resident acknowledgement that frontages […]

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New Recycling Bins for Turney Road

Lambeth council is introducing green wheelie bins for recycling, to replace the current clear recycling sack service. The new green recycling wheelie bins will start to make an appearance on Monday 16 January, and the delivery is scheduled to take approximately six weeks.  In the Southwark end of the Road, Southwark Council has provided BLUE […]

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Thameslink wants to cut service to Dulwich

The Thameslink consultation closes on Thursday at 5pm. This proposes to remove the service via Sydenham Hill and West Dulwich into Blackfriars and City Thameslink. This will probably have an impact on anyone in the Dulwich area who uses trains (as there will be increased over crowding on the remaining services). Anyone affected should respond to the survey. […]

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High air pollution in Dulwich Village

London Air has issued the following urgent health warning for HIGH levels of pollution along main roads and locations such as Dulwich Village: An area of high pressure over the UK is resulting in calm, settled and cold conditions and poor dispersal of local pollutants. Thursday is forecast to be slightly less cold with winds […]

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Quietway – breaking news!

At this week’s Dulwich Community Council (DCC) the meeting chair read out the following statement regarding Quietway 7. “The cabinet member requested officers, following feedback at the last community council meeting, to reconsider various aspects of the design and related issues.  In particular officers were asked to conclude the Foundation Schools Coach service study (working […]