Community pride with Lionel Stanhope station bridge mural!

Our new arrival at GIPSY HILL! HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who helped with our new GIPSY HILL mural… and made it so lovely and locally inspired!  It’s been a huge team effort from Friends of Gipsy Hill, Lionel Stanhope, Southern Rail and with special thanks to our epic supporters Network Rail for their funding.  … Continue reading Community pride with Lionel Stanhope station bridge mural!

Gipsy Hill Lamp-Post Banner Competition Winners

Thank You! Thank you to all those who entered the competition, we were blown away by all of the amazing entries  and had a very hard time selecting the winners. The Winning Entries The four selected entries will be displayed on the two double sided lamp post banners on the entrance to Gipsy Road, off the Paxton … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Lamp-Post Banner Competition Winners

COVID-19 Support Local for Gipsy Hill!

Support Local:The Friends of Gipsy Hill have created a new "people powered" map of our local shops and services operating during Covid19 times!  It allows us ALL to help share what's open locally to support others. Click the link, or map image, to find out more and start local shopping.  There's lots of home delivery … Continue reading COVID-19 Support Local for Gipsy Hill!

Carol Singing by the Tree on the Hill

HUGE thank you to Christ Church for music and choir singing by our new tree on Gipsy Hill! We now have a new landmark tree on the hill thanks to Lambeth Council, a Liquidambar Styraciflua ‘Worplesdon'. And thank you to Father Nature for their landscape and community gardening expertise for planting. The new tree and … Continue reading Carol Singing by the Tree on the Hill

Crystal Palace Remembrance Day Service 2019

18th December 2019 - update. HUGE thank you to the EVERYONE who supported the Poppy Tin Appeal this year!  Over 50 poppy tins distributed, collected and counted helped riase the total £6,151.93 for the Poppy Appeal from Gipsy Hill, Upper Norwood and South Norwood. 10th November 2019 The day the Crystal Palace community and traffic … Continue reading Crystal Palace Remembrance Day Service 2019

Gipsy Hill Village Fete – Thank You!

The Friends of Gipsy Hill were overwhelmed with the support and local community feedback from the first Gipsy Hill Village Fete on Sunday 14th July on Long Meadow. There were lots of exciting activities including live music with the fabulous Panash Steel Band Orchestra, Palace Acappella and Rob Dugdale, dog show, games, tree trail, wild … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Village Fete – Thank You!

Gipsy Hill Rejuvenation – Summer Cowdfunder!

Help our latest fundraising for Gipsy Hill! This time there are lots of rewards to choose from too! http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/gipsy-hill-rejuvenation As our garden grows from strength to strength we are planning a Gipsy Hill Village Fete on Long Meadow on 14th July 2019. Collaborating with the 1st Crystal Palace Scouts and many other community groups, this is … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Rejuvenation – Summer Cowdfunder!

All Aboard! Upcoming station event days!

Upcoming community garden action days at Gipsy Hill station and locally.. See here for latest events HUGE thank you for volunteers at our last action day!  As with many events... early morning briefing session includes Fanny... Photos form past events...   Huge thank you sponsors Eastern Cuisine for AMAZING post dig refreshments! and thank for … Continue reading All Aboard! Upcoming station event days!

Improving streets on Gipsy Hill – Decision!

Decision details! Gipsy Hill Our Streets- Neighbourhood Enhancement Programme Phase 3   The following Our Streets initiatives are agreed (here) for Gipsy Hill ward in document Our Streets Gipsy Hill scheme approval ODDR.pdf:- a) Gipsy Road junction with Auckland Hill: new pedestrian refuge, speed table and waiting restrictions. Cost: £31,500. b) Gipsy Road: new zebra … Continue reading Improving streets on Gipsy Hill – Decision!

All Aboard! Upcoming station event days!

Upcoming community garden action days at Gipsy Hill station and locally.. Monthly. See sign outside the garden by the Platform1 (Sainsbury Road) entrance for latest dates!   HUGE thank you for volunteers at action days!  Photos form activity days at the sation...   More detailed planning and collecting wood and sticks for the bug hotel... … Continue reading All Aboard! Upcoming station event days!