Applications are invited for the volunteering position to run the Hungry Hippo Café. ...more
The newly refurbished cafe in Norwood Park aims to bring an improved service to park users with a better choice of menu. ...more
This year's dog show will be even bigger and better as we are expanding it to include a summer fair.
The Friends of Norwood Park are organising the event and hope it will be even more popular with families.
The successful dog show, now in its third year will be supported by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, Paxton Vets and Lambeth Council’s animal welfare officer. ...more
Families came out in their droves to enjoy the snowy weather over the weekend which provided ideal conditions for sledging.
The park was packed as local children used everything from dingies to snowboards to negotiate the perfect park slopes. ...more
Local children and their parents enjoyed festive fun in Norwood Park - at a Christmas Tree Dressing ceremony.
The Friends of the Park secured funding to buy the park's first ever Christmas tree which will be able to be decorated every year. ...more
Watch out for a major redevelopment of the park cafe over the winter months with plans to create an indoor seating area.
The Hungry Hippo Cafe will be moving from the small kiosk to a bigger room in the same building as part of a major expansion plan. ...more
Gipsy Hill Safer Neighbourhood Team executed a dog warrant after a dog attack in the park. ...more
Despite the appalling weather the falconry display in Norwood Park was a massive hit especially with children.
The torrential rain meant that displays featuring hawks, owls and falcons had to be cancelled but it didn't stop the chance for park users to get to know the birds firsthand. ...more
Happy hounds donned Royal attire to pay their own respects to the Queen at Norwood Park’s Diamond Jubilee Dog Show. ...more
Despite the threat of closure it was all smiles and flag waving at Norwood Park’s One O’Clock club as it commemorated the Jubilee with a party. ...more
The council has been successful in a bid for funding for a skate park in Norwood Park. Lambeth has been awarded £60,000 from the Marathon Fund charity. ...more
A dream came true for West Norwood footie fans when England striker Tony Cottee joined them to open a new outdoor gym in the park. The Sky Sports pundit, who played for West Ham and Everton and was capped seven times for England, officially unveiled the gym in Salters Hill on behalf of the Friends of Norwood Park. ...more
Unsung heroes whose tireless community work has helped improve the lives of countless people in Lambeth have been honoured by Lambeth Council at a special ceremony at the Town Hall.
Chairman of The Friends of Norwood Park Hippolyte Grigg was among seven ‘community champions’ who have all made an exceptional and selfless contribution to the lives of others were recognised at the annual Civic Awards ceremony, hosted by the Mayor of Lambeth. ...more
An Extraordinary General Meeting of The Friends of Norwood Park unanimously agreed to amend the constitution. ...more
A health and leisure centre with 25m swimming pool, 100 station gym and dance studio is going ahead in West Norwood.
The final agreement papers have been singed and construction work on the centre is now starting. ...more
The Friends of the Park have successfully won a grant from Community Spaces to have an outdoor gym in Norwood Park. ...more
What a great day out we had at the Norwood Park Centenary.
We hope everyone who came really enjoyed it and we would love to hear your comments. ...more
The panoramic plaque has been redesigned to include all the new buildings on London's skyline. ...more
Dog owners and their canine pals strutted their stuff at the first ever fun dog show in Norwood Park at the weekend.
Pooches of all shapes and sizes turned out in force to show off their looks, tricks and sense of fun - dressing in an array of fancy dress.
Hundreds of people crammed around the show arena as the judges vet Helen Spencer, sergeant Lee Ann Mills, and animal welfare officer Claire McMahon deliberated in categories including: cutest puppy, golden oldie, luckiest rescue and best in show. ...more
Lambeth Council chiefs have apologised for the fiasco surrounding the opening of the £240,000 water play area in Norwood Park. ...more
Lambeth parks have indicated that the water play site would be staffed for 22 weeks in the year with regular maintenance as part of their daily routine. ...more
The Friends are involving the whole community in discussing the future of the park. ...more
Do you have some spare time and enjoy urban woodland? ...more