BROMLEY SHUT FLY-TIPPERS FREEWAY

Star Lane in St Mary Cray has been closed as part of an ongoing Bromley borough-wide anti fly-tip initiative. Concrete blocks have been installed to close the lane, preventing vehicular access to deter fly-tipping in an area which has become known for this type of anti-social behaviour, say Bromley council in a statement. Surrounding roads … Continue reading BROMLEY SHUT FLY-TIPPERS FREEWAY

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SYDENHAM FLY-TIPPING TRUCK CRUSHED / CROYDON CLAMPDOWN SEES VEHICLE SEIZED

A vehicle involved in fly-tipping incidents in Sydenham has been crushed. The white Ford tipper truck was seized in September after CCTV surveillance revealed it was involved in fly-tipping incidents in Kangley Bridge Road, Sydenham. A council spokesman told News From Crystal Palace: "The vehicle was actually seized in Kangley Bridge Road, which is also … Continue reading SYDENHAM FLY-TIPPING TRUCK CRUSHED / CROYDON CLAMPDOWN SEES VEHICLE SEIZED

SKIN LIGHTENERS CONTAINED MERCURY – Trader sold on eBay to council officers despite web giants ban / £9,000 FINE FOR BROMLEY BUSINESS IN SEPARATE COSMETICS CASE

A Southwark council investigation into the online sale of illegal skin lighteners have seen a Leicester businessman given a suspended prison sentence at Camberwell Green magistrates court, for repeatedly selling dangerous cosmetic products on eBay. And in a separate case a Bromley town centre business has been fined more than £9,000 following the discovery of … Continue reading SKIN LIGHTENERS CONTAINED MERCURY – Trader sold on eBay to council officers despite web giants ban / £9,000 FINE FOR BROMLEY BUSINESS IN SEPARATE COSMETICS CASE

TRAVELLERS MOVED ON IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS “New powers working well” says Croydon councillor – as Bromley introduce their OWN three-month injunction

"This was a substantial illegal encampment" A large illegal camp on playing fields was moved on in less than 24-hours thanks to a new injunction secured by Croydon council. A group of around 50 caravans set up an encampment on the Purley Way playing field on Sunday 12 August at approx. 11.30pm. Using powers secured … Continue reading TRAVELLERS MOVED ON IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS “New powers working well” says Croydon councillor – as Bromley introduce their OWN three-month injunction

BROMLEY WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE DEDICATED EMERGENCY POLICE RESPONSE TEAM

News that London’s largest borough will continue to have a dedicated emergency police response team following the proposed merger of the Metropolitan Police basic command units is being welcomed. The announcement follows consultation about the decision to merge the Metropolitan Police basic command units (BCU) of Bromley with the boroughs of Croydon and Sutton and … Continue reading BROMLEY WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE DEDICATED EMERGENCY POLICE RESPONSE TEAM

BARBECUES BANNED FROM CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – Temporary move follows London Fire Brigade advice

Barbecues have been temporarily banned in Crystal Palace park following advice from the London Fire Brigade. The move follows concerns about grass fires. Barbecues and fires are not normally permitted in any of the other 150 or so parks and greenspaces across Bromley borough so there are no signs in these areas and the council … Continue reading BARBECUES BANNED FROM CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – Temporary move follows London Fire Brigade advice

COUNCILLOR KATE’S A SCAMbassador! / DRUG USER’S HOME CLOSED BY COURT / ONLINE CONSULTATIONS IN LAMBETH

Bromley Cllr Kate Lymer has been appointed a SCAMbassador. SCAMbassadors are part of the national friends against scams network which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams and they have pledged to help raise the profile of scams. Members of voluntary groups, resident associations and clubs in the borough of Bromley … Continue reading COUNCILLOR KATE’S A SCAMbassador! / DRUG USER’S HOME CLOSED BY COURT / ONLINE CONSULTATIONS IN LAMBETH

BROMLEY COUNCILLORS IN FOOD FIGHT OVER SAFETY

Bromley's Labour opposition leader Cllr Angela Wilkins has served up a plateful of criticism over claims about food safety in a council publication. Cllr Wilkins says that in a front page editorial in Safer Bromley News, Cllr Kate Lymer,  portfolio holder for public safety and protection, "refers proudly to Bromley council making 'additional investment' in … Continue reading BROMLEY COUNCILLORS IN FOOD FIGHT OVER SAFETY