£1.7 MILLION TO DISPOSE OF FOOD WASTE THROWN AWAY AS ‘NON-RECYCLABLE’ ANNUALLY IN BROMLEY

The amount of food waste thrown away ANNUALLY in non-recyclable refuse collections in the borough of Bromley is a massive 28 per cent. It costs more than £1.7million to dispose of food waste being thrown away in the borough’s non-recyclable refuse collections - money that could be better used to protect much needed frontline services say … Continue reading £1.7 MILLION TO DISPOSE OF FOOD WASTE THROWN AWAY AS ‘NON-RECYCLABLE’ ANNUALLY IN BROMLEY

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BORIS JOHNSON’S WATER CANNON SOLD OFF TO HELP YOUTH PROJECTS / BLUE BADGE MISUSE – RELATIVES WARNED

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that three redundant water cannon bought with London taxpayers’ money by Boris Johnson and consigned to storage ever since being bought - more than four years ago - have finally been sold, with funds from the sale to be invested in projects to tackle the root causes of … Continue reading BORIS JOHNSON’S WATER CANNON SOLD OFF TO HELP YOUTH PROJECTS / BLUE BADGE MISUSE – RELATIVES WARNED

THEATRE IN THE PARK?

CP Park Theatre‏ @CPParkTheatre  Twitter post: We wanted to let you know we are working behind the scenes to make this theatre happen. We have been fine tuning our proposal for three investors that are interested and will be renegotiating with Bromley council in the coming weeks. Please do not hesitate to get in touch! (Editor's … Continue reading THEATRE IN THE PARK?

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 2018

Image: Lambeth council UPPER NORWOOD WAR MEMORIAL 2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. For the Centenary Commemorations this Sunday (11th) the 1st Crystal Palace Scouts will be organising a display about the First World War and Scouting, which will be set up within the Salvation Army Halls, Westow Street. … Continue reading REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 2018

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

PLANS FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AT FOOTZIE’S OPPOSED BY BROMLEY COUNCIL

A proposal to build 151 apartments on Metropolitan Open Land (MOL) at the Footzie social club close to Lower Sydenham station is being contested by Bromley council at a forthcoming appeal. Cllr Alexa Michael, chairman of Bromley council's development control committee, said: “We are not prepared to accept the loss of valuable Metropolitan Open Land, … Continue reading PLANS FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AT FOOTZIE’S OPPOSED BY BROMLEY COUNCIL

FRAUDSTERS WARNING AHEAD OF TRADING STANDARDS WEEK (‘Revenue’ may ask you for iTunes gift card voucher codes!)

You are again being warned about fraudsters claiming to be from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The warning comes in advance of the London Trading Standards week, when the council’s Trading Standards team and the National Trading Standards Scams Team will also be advising consumers on how they can protect themselves and others from scams. … Continue reading FRAUDSTERS WARNING AHEAD OF TRADING STANDARDS WEEK (‘Revenue’ may ask you for iTunes gift card voucher codes!)

LANDOWNER FINED £1,000 OVER ‘UNTIDY’ SITE (one settee, washing machine, several bags of garden waste) 

A Bromley landowner has been fined £1,000 after failing to remove rubbish from a site - one YEAR after being asked to do so. Bromley council's latest move comes as part of a crackdown on landowners refusing to clear up sites they own. Reports of a settee, washing machine and several bags of garden waste … Continue reading LANDOWNER FINED £1,000 OVER ‘UNTIDY’ SITE (one settee, washing machine, several bags of garden waste) 

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

CHURCH ROAD FIRE / PLANS TO REDEVELOP CHURCH ROAD’S OTHER FORMER CINEMA REFUSED / CARBERRY ROAD WORKS

Three fire engines attended an incident outside the Chimeby Links internet cafe on Church Road on Friday. A London Fire Brigade spokesperson told News From Crystal Palace: "We were called at 1138 on August 17 to reports of a gas pipe leaking and on fire in Church Road in Upper Norwood. "The fire was extinguished … Continue reading CHURCH ROAD FIRE / PLANS TO REDEVELOP CHURCH ROAD’S OTHER FORMER CINEMA REFUSED / CARBERRY ROAD WORKS