Peckham Residents' Network

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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Koruso! Southwark Community Choir 12 Sep 6.30pm-8.30pm

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Koruso! Southwark Community Choir FREE Taster Session: 12 Sep 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Location: Oliver Goldsmith School, Peckham Road, SE5 8UH.
Taster session for anyone interested in joining Koruso! Southwark Community Choir. It’s a fact, a scientific fact, singing in a choir is good for you. And it’s also good for the wider community. To realise just how beneficial choral singing is for body, mind, and spirit, this is your invitation to take a taster session with Southwark’s original community choir, Koruso! There’s no audition involved and the choir is open to any adult over the age of 18. Further info: call 07539 525 559, go to or email


Hush House Supermarket 24 August 2013

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Hundreds of people thronged to Hush House Supermarket at the Bussey on Saturday, on three floors. In the courtyard all day, delicious enterprising savoury and sweet food was cooked on the spot. There were four packed out talks on key topics for small creative enterprises, alongside a wide variety of stalls with the output of many creative small businesses. Pop up opportunities like this are what Peckham micro enterprises need, as well as providing a good new shopping experience in Rye Lane. see photo  Read more of this post

Peckham Vision Summer News

THIS WEEK SATURDAY 24 AUGUST  12:00pm – 8:00pm
from HushHouse Supermarket:
in the CLF Art Cafe, Bussey Building,133 Rye Lane –
A showcase of all things independent and a moment to celebrate creativity. Things to expect on the day include: Buskers, Juice Bars, Clothing Designers, Publicists, Painters, Savoury Foods, Local Condiments, Vintage Resale, Jewellery Designers, Florists, Art Collectives, Printmakers, Tailors, Poets, Handmade Perfumes, Solo Musicians, Live Installations and many more magical things. FREE ENTRY! Visit us at the Peckham Vision stall.
 RECENT NEWS: Read more of this post

13/AP/2311 237 – 247 Rye Lane and the car wash site.

the planning application is in for the new development on the corner of Heaton Rd / Copeland Rd near Rye Lane and opposite Coop House:
Demolition of two existing retail units at 237 and 239 and car-wash site, and erection of a four to seven storey building comprising services and retail space at ground level, with 29 new residential 
units above.

Peckham in the Evening Standard & in Public Hearings

the Evening Standard Magazine has a 4 page spread about Peckham: Peckhamania: out on the town in London’s newest hotspot
Meanwhile local people survived the marathon of the Public Hearings of the PNAAP (Peckham & Nunhead Area Action Plan) – from 23rd July to 1st August. 15 local residents appeared for different topics, and several residents came to support. Only those who had sent in written objections last December could speak.