Peckham Residents' Network

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Monthly Archives: May 2012

SE15 Young Filmmakers Competition 2012

Message from Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival:
Neil Johns <>

We’ve just launched the SE15 Young Filmmakers Competition 2012 – an opportunity for young filmmakers (aged 11-25) to make a film on the theme of ‘My SE15’ and get it screened at the 2012 Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival in September. Full details and an entry form are at   Read more of this post


Royal Court back in Peckham 31 May – 28 July

Message from Peckham Vision:

Last year Peckham Vision was asked by Royal Court Theatre if they could use for theatre productions the Old Waiting Room in the station. We are still working on its restoration and the public access to it, see . So it isn’t ready yet for such public uses. Read more of this post

Sat 26 May 11am-1pm – McDermott Grove Gardens

Message to Bellenden Residents’ Group from the Friends of McDermott Grove Garden team.

We’re holding an Open Garden Event for local residents interested in learning more about the Garden, and any who might be interested in helping with the practical upkeep and creative use of the space in future.  Read more of this post

another betting shop – object!

This new betting shop application, for 96 Peckham High St, follows hot on the heels of another one on the corner of Bournemouth Road and Rye Lane – where it would take over two brand new retail units. It looks as if there are three betting shops already, and this would bring it to five. There has to be a limit to how many there can be in Peckham town centre. Email objections to: Read more of this post

Victoria & Blackfriars services imminent changes

email to SRUG (Southwark Rail Users’ Group)

There are some important changes coming from 20 May in our local services to Victoria and Blackfriars. The new pocket timetables are now available in the stations. These changes are the consequence of Blackfriars station reopening after a long closure for redevelopment. That closure resulted in our Blackfriars services being diverted to Victoria after 8pm during the week and on Saturdays and Sundays. Read more of this post

dates for your diary – community events

The Goose Green Fair which is part of the annual Dulwich Festival is on SUNDAY 13th MAY 11am – 4pm 

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Rye Lane new betting shop – meeting 8 May 7.30pm

There is an application to open a betting shop in the brand new retail units on the corner of Bournemouth Road and Rye Lane. It is right opposite a William Hill betting shop. There are concerns about that because of the effect of more betting shops on local people, and that this is not the kind of improved and diverse retail we thought the news about the restoration of Peckham Rye station would bring. Please see further information about this below.
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