Bromley ask residents to support local business as they thank firms for ensuring social distancing as they begin to re-open

Businesses are being thanked for their preparatory work to ensure social distancing in their premises by Bromley council. Residents are also being encouraged to support local businesses as they re-open to help with the recovery of the borough’s local economy. Signage encouraging social distancing has been installed and physical interventions, such as the widening of … Continue reading Bromley ask residents to support local business as they thank firms for ensuring social distancing as they begin to re-open

Take your litter home please as playgrounds in Bromley’s parks re-open…anger on social media as rubbish piles up…

Please take your litter home with you - that's the request from a senior Bromley councillor as playgrounds in the borough's parks open tomorrow. Cllr William Huntington-Thresher, Bromley's executive councillor for environment and community services, says he is "increasingly concerned by the amount of litter that some people seemingly think it is perfectly acceptable to … Continue reading Take your litter home please as playgrounds in Bromley’s parks re-open…anger on social media as rubbish piles up…

CPCA VOICE CONCERNS OVER PARK PLANS “The task now for the local community is to engage constructively with Bromley council to persuade it to improve the regeneration plan”

From the Crystal Palace Community Association: CRYSTAL PALACE PARK REGENERATION PLAN It’s sometimes hard to believe, but there will be life after the lockdown, and a particular issue for us in Crystal Palace is Bromley Council’s planning application for regeneration of the park.  The council finally submitted its application just before the lockdown (search for … Continue reading CPCA VOICE CONCERNS OVER PARK PLANS “The task now for the local community is to engage constructively with Bromley council to persuade it to improve the regeneration plan”

No evidence to support Labour’s assertion there is racism in Bromley says council leader

Bromley council leader Cllr Colin Smith has responded to criticism from the council's opposition Labour group that no Conservative councillor had responded to an email sent to them on racial discrimination and racism. In their email the Labour group called on the council to establish a BAME community panel, comprising representatives of our BAME communities, … Continue reading No evidence to support Labour’s assertion there is racism in Bromley says council leader

Penge and five other Bromley libraries re-opening soon with range of social distancing measures

Preparations are underway to re-open Penge and five other Bromley libraries on Monday July 6th with social distancing measures being installed prior to the re-opening. The anticipated re-opening will initially operate on a limited hours basis.  Each re-opened library has been carefully assessed, in line with government’s guidelines to make sure that social distancing can … Continue reading Penge and five other Bromley libraries re-opening soon with range of social distancing measures

A message from the leader of Bromley council: Some good news but this crisis isn’t over yet….

Dear Residents, I am very pleased to update you all on some of the key issues we have been addressing in recent days, along with more general service news, as we slowly but steadily emerge from the depths of the terrible crisis we have all been living through for these past three months. Small but very certain … Continue reading A message from the leader of Bromley council: Some good news but this crisis isn’t over yet….

Deadline almost up for small business Local Economy Business Grant

Businesses in Bromley are being reminded that the deadline for completed Local Economy Business Grants has almost arrived. From Bromley council: The final deadline for businesses to submit their applications is Tuesday 23 June, with applications able to be submitted until 23:59 hours on 23 June. Already over 150 small or micro businesses have applied … Continue reading Deadline almost up for small business Local Economy Business Grant

Tackling loneliness in Bromley – join the virtual event today (Friday) at 2pm

Residents and voluntary groups in the borough of Bromley are all invited to join a virtual online conference event this afternoon Friday, 19 June at 2pm. This event is part of Bromley council’s mission to tackle loneliness and social isolation in the borough. From Bromley council: During the pandemic, the issue of loneliness and social … Continue reading Tackling loneliness in Bromley – join the virtual event today (Friday) at 2pm

BOB MARLEY PLAQUE PLANNED FOR PARK’S CONCERT BOWL (and if you were at his 1980 gig there, organisers would like to hear your memories of the occasion)

A crowdfunding campaign for a Blue Plaque to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Bob Marley and the Wailers gig in Crystal Palace park's concert bowl has been officially launched today (Tuesday). June 2020 marks 40 years since Bob Marley & the Wailers played the park on their 'Uprising Tour.' Organisers say: "To celebrate this … Continue reading BOB MARLEY PLAQUE PLANNED FOR PARK’S CONCERT BOWL (and if you were at his 1980 gig there, organisers would like to hear your memories of the occasion)

Highway measures to support social distancing during recovery

From Bromley council: High streets across the borough are getting ready to welcome residents and visitors back as more and more shops and business prepare to re-open as rules allow. Residents are being encouraged to support their high street and local businesses, particularly those businesses which are local and special to our communities as they … Continue reading Highway measures to support social distancing during recovery