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Crystal Palace, World Destination

As onionbagblog would say, cripes. Lonely Planet has named Crystal Palace as one of its “greatest little-known neighbourhoods” – in the world. 5. Crystal Palace, London, England Navigate here by the Eiffel-like radio mast: this lofty southeast spot is worth finding. The namesake palace burned down in 1936 but its legacy park still hosts a [...]

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Church won’t appeal Crystal Palace planning permission

The God-fearing owners of a former bingo hall in Crystal Palace won’t appeal Bromley’s decision not to change the building’s D2 status: “Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) is now able to confirm it will not be lodging an appeal against the planning decision taken on December 17, 2009, regarding 25, Church Road, Crystal Palace. “Contrary [...]

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Motorsport returns to Crystal Palace

Missed this – but over the recent Bank Holiday weekend, motorsport returned to Crystal Palace! Competitors were challenged with setting the fastest time possible over a 700-metre section of the old circuit in a one-at-a-time sprint format. Just as pre-war racing drivers had done before, 2010's competitors tackled the Big Tree Bend and the infamous [...]

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