VOLUNTEERS PRAISED AT VICAR’S OAK CEREMONY

Lou Yates (centre) Tweeted: Just two of the fab local community assets otherwise known as neighbours who helped create our #vicarsoakpath Volunteers were praised by Bromley's deputy mayor Cllr David Cartwright as he officially opened the new Vicar's Oak path at the top of Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace on Saturday. "This is an incredible project … Continue reading VOLUNTEERS PRAISED AT VICAR’S OAK CEREMONY

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CALLING ALL RESIDENTS OF BROMLEY, CROYDON, LEWISHAM AND SOUTHWARK – YOUR CHANCE TO INSPECT YOUR COUNCIL’S BOOKS!!!!!!!…..and here’s how to do it:

From Peoples Audit‏ @PeoplesAudit For the next few weeks, many Councils (& other orgs like @TfL) must open their books to public inspection. Public rights are here: https://www.nao.org.uk/code-audit-practice/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/03/Council-accounts-a-guide-to-your-rights.pdf  Our audit guide is here: http://www.thepeoplesaudit.info/guide-to-audit-rights/ … Don't miss this important chance for a #peoplesaudit. #transparency From: National Audit Office: 2014 Local Audit and Accountability Act (Words in … Continue reading CALLING ALL RESIDENTS OF BROMLEY, CROYDON, LEWISHAM AND SOUTHWARK – YOUR CHANCE TO INSPECT YOUR COUNCIL’S BOOKS!!!!!!!…..and here’s how to do it:

COUNCIL FACE £80,000 BILL TO CLEAR FOUR DUMPED ‘ARTICS’ FULL OF RUBBISH

Bromley council face an £80,000 clean-up bill after four articulated trailers were dumped in the Lower Sydenham / New Beckenham area. The latest incidents follow a 40ft articulated trailer full of dumped rubbish being abandoned in Oakfield Road, Penge in May. An investigation is underway following the discovery over the weekend of 4 40ft abandoned … Continue reading COUNCIL FACE £80,000 BILL TO CLEAR FOUR DUMPED ‘ARTICS’ FULL OF RUBBISH

LARGE FIREWORK COSTS SHOP MORE THAN £2,000 – sold to underage volunteers

A Bromley business has been heavily fined for selling fireworks to children aged 15. As part of a test purchase operation in the weeks prior to November 5 ‘firework season’, Bromley council’s Trading Standards team sent two under-age volunteers into a Bickley shop to buy fireworks. The volunteers were sold a large firework called “Neptune … Continue reading LARGE FIREWORK COSTS SHOP MORE THAN £2,000 – sold to underage volunteers

LANDOWNER FINED FOR FAILING TO CLEAR FLY-TIPPING “Could be the first of many prosecutions” – council leader

A landowner has been prosecuted for failing to clear fly-tipping from his land in Blackbrook Lane, Bromley - in what could be the first of many such cases. The landowner, from Welling, failed to attend Bromley magistrates court to answer the charge of failing to comply with an untidy site notice, contrary to section 215 … Continue reading LANDOWNER FINED FOR FAILING TO CLEAR FLY-TIPPING “Could be the first of many prosecutions” – council leader

LAMBETHWATCH: VOTING DAY

If you're voting in Bromley remember you'll need ID....if you're voting locally in Croydon then the Upper Norwood ward has become the new Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood ward and some polling station venues have been changed. If you're voting in Lambeth.......  Friends of Carnegie‏ @FrndsofCarnegie Just heard all ribbons, flowers & supportive signs removed @CarnegieLib … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: VOTING DAY

CAPEL MANOR COLLEGE TO BUILD NEW TRAINING CENTRE AT CRYSTAL PALACE – BUT WHERE?

CAPEL MANOR COLLEGE TO BUILD NEW TRAINING CENTRE AT CRYSTAL PALACE - BUT WHERE? Capel Manor College has been successful in an £4.9million capital bid to create new state-of-the-art education facilities at Crystal Palace. The college says it will move from its current location in Crystal Palace park to a brand new facility but their … Continue reading CAPEL MANOR COLLEGE TO BUILD NEW TRAINING CENTRE AT CRYSTAL PALACE – BUT WHERE?

NEW TRUST FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK JUST WEEKS AWAY  

A new Crystal Palace Park Trust is just weeks away, the first meeting of the Crystal Palace Park Community Forum has heard. Laurie Handcock, local resident who chairs the existing shadow trust board which is set to morph into the trust, said its formation would see the start of a series of proper discussions about … Continue reading NEW TRUST FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK JUST WEEKS AWAY  

“MANY PEOPLE NOT AWARE OF REGENERATION PLAN FOR PARK”  (but they love the ‘rusty laptop’)

Bromley council and the Mayor of London agreed in 2014 to invest £2.4 million in improvements to Crystal Palace Park.   These improvements include: the building of a new cafe (set to open next year) and skatepark (already opened), landscaping and the removal of some disused structures, and the conservation of the Grade I listed … Continue reading “MANY PEOPLE NOT AWARE OF REGENERATION PLAN FOR PARK”  (but they love the ‘rusty laptop’)

PARK: LATEST PLANS SET TO BE UNVEILED

Bromley council are set to unveil their latest plans for Crystal Palace park later this month. A council poster says: Crystal Palace Park Regeneration Plan - Bromley council has prepared a regeneration plan for Crystal Palace park. "The regeneration plan aims to deliver a renovated and vibrant metropolitan park which is an asset to its … Continue reading PARK: LATEST PLANS SET TO BE UNVEILED