POLICE HELICOPTER JOINS HUNT FOR MOPED RIDER
A police helicopter hovered over the Crystal Palace park area yesterday afternoon (Friday) in a hunt for a moped rider.
A Scotland Yard spokesperson told News From Crystal Palace: “At approximately 13:45hrs on Friday, 5 August officers attempted to stop a moped on Pleydell Avenue, SE19.
“The rider failed to stop and rode towards officers before colliding with parked cars. “The suspect then ran from the scene.
“Officers, including the National Police Air Service, have conducted a search of the area but the man currently remains outstanding.
“The moped has been recovered. “Enquiries continue.”
SOUTH NORWOOD COUNTRY PARK
Join the Friends of South Norwood Country Park for the next work day this coming Saturday 6th August. All are welcome – please bring sturdy footwear and suitable outdoor cothes. Tools and gloves will be provided along with tea and coffee. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 10am. We will finish around midday.
PPR WORK DAYS COMING UP
Join the community garden work day on Saturday 20 August, 10am – 1pm at Enmore Rd health centre, opposite the swimming pool. Topsoil will have been delivered and the beds will be ready for planting. Bring gardening tools if you can.
And don’t forget the Apsley Rd playground work day Sunday 14 August, 10am – 1pm. Bring painting tools if you can. SEE YOU ALL THERE! (Source: peopleforportlandroad.org.uk)
CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET
EAT AND MESS SET TO SAY FAREWELL (BUT HOPE TO BE BACK….)
Saturday 6 August
Meat, fish, veg, fruit, flowers, eggs, flowers, wine, chocolates, cheese, charcuterie, handmade pasta, butter, raw milk, bread, store cupboard refills, eco cleaning refills, gluten free, vegan, salads, cakes, pastries, preserves, lunch, gifts, coffee, food bank collection, Save Central Hill Community.
Guest stalls this week
NEW STALL Guest lunch – Meru Galettes
Galettes (Buckwheat flour, mineral water & grey sea salt) GF V
COMPLETE – British free-range cured ham, Emmental cheese & free-range egg £5
POPEYE – Emmental cheese, spinach & free-range egg £4.50
GOATFATHER – Spinach, goats cheese & walnuts £5
INTO THE WILD – Mushroom, raclette cheese & truffle oil £5.50
MAHA MERU – Roasted tomato, goats cheese, mushroom, kale & sesame seed gomasio £6
Crepes (English organic flour, organic milk, golden caster sugar & free-range eggs)
Salted butter & sugar £3
Lemon & sugar £3
Chocolate buttons milk/dark/white £3
Maple syrup, banana & almonds £4
Honey, walnuts & banana £4
Madagascan 72% dark chocolate & coconut £4
Cheese & cured meats – Capo Caccia Antonio says “Ciao, this Saturday we have back in stock the myrtle leaves, white wine salami and pork loin mustela. Cheese: vegetarian goat cheese 24th months pecorino, pecorino Romano and misto~ cow and sheep milk cheese.”
Local honey – Ilona’s back with 2 new varieties.
Flowers – ClaraFlora Grown just down the road, by Clare.
Handmade pasta – Pastificio Mansi Emanuela tells me “on Saturday we will have Spinach and walnuts ravioli; Goats cheese and beetroot ravioli; Artichokes and pecorino half moon; Courgette and almond ravioli; Tagliatelle; Gnocchi; Tomatoes sauce and basil pesto.”
Chocolates & raw vegan truffles – Blowing Dandelion Made by Michaela in Crystal Palace.
Fruition Preserves: Sauces & compotes
Gluten free – Elvira’s Secret Pantry
Wine – Le Grappin stock up on those Bagnums as it’s their last market till November!
Preserves – Fruition Preserves Wendy says “I will have all of my ketchups in stock (fab for BBQs) – Traditional Tomato Ketchup Sauce; Spiced Plum ketchup; Spicy Tomato ketchup. I am also fully stocked with 9 compote flavours; great for healthy summer breakfasts with Greek Yoghurt and Granola. Highlights are – Summer Fruit Compote – a blend of strawberries, raspberries and blackcurrants (new season and just back in stock); Apricot (New); Gooseberry & Elderflower; Sweet Cherry (v low sugar i.e less than 3%). I will also have my homemade Almond & Raisin Granola”
Save Central Hill Community – another chance to speak to our neighbours who are trying to save their homes.
Eat & Mess: Apple rose tarts
Cakes – Eat & Mess Kate says “Happy Weekend everyone! We are putting the final touches to our penultimate CP farmers market (SOB!) before we move to pastures new- Come see us (buy cake) and say Hi/Bye! For those that don’t know, we are moving into shiny new kitchen premises (excited hurrah!) in Clapham, whilst we move our family home down to the seaside on the south coast. We’re hoping if we ask reeeeally nicely Laura and Karen will let us pop by now and again though! [Of course we will!]
Enough tears… whats on the cake front this Summery Saturday coming? Here we gooooo: Chocolate Stout Cake – Rich chocolate & London Porter sponge cake, smothered in vanilla bean cream cheese frosting; Naked Lemon Blueberry Sponge – Double lemon sponge cake layered with fresh blueberries, lemon curd & lemon buttercream frosting; Summer Carrot Cake – Carrots, apricots, sultanas & walnuts baked in a cinnamon spiced sponge cake. Topped with cream cheese frosting & toasted walnuts; Victoria sponge cakes, pineapple RUM (thought that would get your attention!) loaf cakes, brown butter pecan chocolate tart (these flew off the stall last week- get in there quick!), coconut raspberry Bakewell slices, vanilla shortbread smileys and always the brownies– choose from rich cheesecake or dark chocolate. Plus, almond apple tarts- frangipane tarts with rose apple filling. See you soon! XX”
Lunch – Comfort & Joy Deli stall selling salads, pies, wraps (hot or cold), pies from Andrea.
Bread (& naughty brownies) – Chas & Momo Sourdough, rye bread, croissants, pain au chocolate, savouries and brownies.
Vegetables, salad, herbs & fruit – Brambletye Fruit Farm, Brockmans & Wild Country Organics.
Local growing project – Patchwork Farm (a Crystal Palace Transition Town project), selling locally grown food from our community gardens & everyone’s gluts. Get involved and bring in your gluts – or come and man the stall for an hour or so on a Saturday (email Christine if you’re interested in either).
From Christine: Look out for our brand new ‘Herb Bar‘! (Think salad bar, only with herbs!). Customers will buy an empty paper bag for 50p and can then fill it with herbs in whatever combination they want. So if any of you lovely growers have herbs (or anything else edible for that matter) to donate or swap, I’ll be at the market by about 9.45am. Thank you!
Get your copy of 21 stories from Transition book – where the market & Patchwork Farm are featured.
Fish – Veasey’s Orders can be taken over email, by phone 01342 822906, via dm on twitter @fishmongersFR or even by Royal Mail. Veasey’s will do everything to accommodate your seafood needs.
Gill Wing Farms: Kebabs
Meat – Gill Wing Farm
Raw milk, butter & other dairy – Hook & Son
Storecupboard refills – The Grain Grocer Grains, nuts, flour, spices, tea,eco cleaning products & much much more.
Locally made art & crafts – Handmade Palace
Cafe – our friends at Antenna Cafe.
Collectables market – our neighbour market Haynes Lane Market, a treasure trove of collectables.
The Foodbank – collection point at the market every week. Latest drop off (Tuesday 26 July) 20.2 kilos. Total donated so far 1020 kilos.
Guided history tours around the Crystal Palace Triangle – (6 August) Micha says “We’re passionate about sharing local history and making it more accessible to everyone and so we’ve created a guided tour, where you can discover the history of 10 different sites. See this area in a different light, as we show you images of how sites would have looked, really helping to bring history to life. We will be touring in Crystal Palace on Saturday 6th August. Tickets cost £5 and the tour lasts approx. 2 hours.”
Crystal Palace Park – would you like to become a trustee? Click here for details.
The Douglas Fir needs your help – Our friends Gipsy Hill Brewery had a sweet little pop up pub in Anerley. They’d like to reopen – letters of support are needed.
We are proud to be part of Crystal Palace Transition Town. Wondering who we are, what we do, or how you could get involved? Our blog section is a great place to start or this talk given by Joe Duggan, one of the co-chairs.
Follow us on twitter @CPFoodMarket or join us on Facebook.
CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET bottom of Haynes Lane / top of Bedwardine Road. Saturdays 10 am to 3 pm.
Now on two sites – the normal Antenna car park site and also in the Haynes Lane market courtyard.
“Meat, vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, bread, cakes, salads, hot foods, the Cafe Thing, coffee, tea, pastries, cheese, dairy and munch munch more.”
West Norwood Food bank collection: every week at the market. Their shopping list – which changes every so often. – can be found at