Crystal Palace Overground Festival to return in 2017

An annual arts festival in Crystal Palace will not be held this year as organisers seek to make it bigger for 2017. Launched by Upper Norwood Triangle Traders in 2006, Crystal Palace Overground Festival has outgrown its main space at Westow Park and now the team behind it is planning to take it to Crystal Palace Park […]

Three Days Of Tube Strikes Announced

The RMT has confirmed three planned days of strike action for the coming weeks, with drivers’ union Aslef expected to confirm dates shortly (they’ll be the same dates). These strikes are about the ongoing dispute over working conditions for the much-delayed night tube and the 2015 pay settlement. Aslef’s Finn Brennan said: Taking strike action is never something that […]

Tube Strike Cancelled!!!

This week’s proposed tube strike have been called off. The decision follows talks between union leaders and Transport for London, mediated by conciliation service Acas. The dispute centred around the work/life balance of drivers (more here), with the upcoming but delayed introduction of the Night Tube 24-hour weekend services. Members of three unions, RMT, Tssa and Unite, had […]

More Tube Strike

Two more strikes by London Underground staff have been announced. Look out for more ‘travel chaos’ headlines as London Underground workers plan to stage two further strikes in the ongoing dispute over plans for the Night Tube. The RMT union has announced its members will walk out (Tube Strike) for 24 hours from 9pm on Tuesday 25 August and […]

Second 24-hour Tube Strike

London Underground drivers are to stage another 24-hour tube strike amid a dispute over the new all-night Tube service. The ASLEF union said the walkout would take place from 9.30pm on Wednesday, 5 August, threatening more severe disruption to journeys. The announcement comes less than a week after a 24-hour Tube strike caused travel chaos in the capital. […]

More Strikes on Southern Railway

Southern said the strike action which was set to start on Sunday (July 12) has been cancelled Engineers on Southern railway are to stage a five day strike over claims of a “comprehensive breakdown” in industrial relations. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union will walk out from 5pm on Sunday July 12. […]

Tube Strike

RMT, Unite and TSSA members are planning 24-hour Tube strike action on the Tube from 18:30 on Wednesday 8 July. ASLEF drivers are also planning 24-hour strike action on the Tube from 21:30 on Wednesday 8 July. DLR, London Overground and TfL Rail staff are not on strike. Advice for customers If the Tube strike […]

Fancy A Game Of Thrones Themed Treasure Hunt?

Game of Thrones fans ahoy! This weekend you can play The Game of Phones and take part in the (friendly) war for the ‘Iron Phone’. This treasure hunt-style game, inspired by the popular TV series, takes place on Saturday 13 June at Crystal Palace park. Join one of the teams and compete with others to solve clues inspired by the TV series […]