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Urgent: Thames Water Norwood Road works - public meeting Wednesday 4 December 2019 (5:30-7pm)

Thurlow Park Ward Councillors have today let us know they have arranged a public meeting tomorrow night. This will include a presentation on plans for the works starting on 6 January 2020 and how the project will look until completion (June 2020?).

We have asked the Councillors to ensure that all relevant officers are in attendance so that there can be an understanding on all related traffic management and bus matters.

If you cannot attend at this late notice but have a question, you can either:

Social prescribing event: Wednesday 18 December

An event aimed at local community groups providing services to local people helping our residents to become more active, connecting them into the local community and signposting them to new services/ groups.

Free cargo bike delivery service for West Norwood and environs

To be launched at West Norwood Feast this Sunday 1 December 2019 - find out more by visiting the Peddle My Wheels stall at the Family Hub by the West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre.

Station to Station, in collaboration with Lambeth Council, Peddle My Wheels and local bike shop Bon Velo, have launched this free shop and drop service. Walk or cycle into town, do your shopping, drop it off at Bon Velo and the electric bike will deliver it later in the day.

New adult shared reading group

This group meets at West Norwood Library every Thursday (6:30-8pm), raising funds for the charity The Reader which promotes connecting with each other through reading a great work of literature together.

A guide to save energy

London Sustainability Exchange, in partnership with Lambeth Council, has published a comprehensive guide on measures you can take to save money, save energy and live more comfortably. It covers:

Volunteering opportunities

Lambeth Age UK regularly have volunteering opportunities. They are currently seeking volunteers to visit an older person in their home, having a cup of tea and a chat, going out together and helping to alleviate loneliness and isolation (DBS required). Must be 18 or over. Availability required: anytime (includes evenings and weekends).

Further info.:

South Circular - Norwood Road corner: planned development

Developers plan to demolish the corner site at Thurlow Park Road and Norwood Road - opposite the Tulse Hill Hotel to build 43 new homes in a block up to seven storeys high. The proposal for the new block is for eight 3-bedroom homes, twenty seven 2-bedroom homes and eight 2- bedroom homes. 17 of the flats are to be affordable. The Architect’s Journal article on the proposals can be read here.