BLUE BADGE MISUSE – DRIVER FROM BARNSLEY FINED FOR OFFENCE – IN BROMLEY

Blue Badge holders’ relatives are again being warned not to misuse the badge following further prosecutions brought as part of Bromley council’s ongoing campaign to prevent misuse. Eleven more drivers have been ordered to pay fines totalling £5,944 for misusing a Blue Badge, with almost all of these cases involving a Blue Badge belonging to … Continue reading BLUE BADGE MISUSE – DRIVER FROM BARNSLEY FINED FOR OFFENCE – IN BROMLEY

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NEW COUNCIL LEADER NAMED “I want to bring Lambeth together” – Jack Hopkins / LEWISHAM GIVEN £10,000 TO EXPLORE ADS BAN ON HIGH FAT, HIGH SUGAR AND SALTY FOODS / COMPANY FINED AFTER WASTE FLY-TIPPED IN RECREATION GROUND / FREEDOM PASS RENEWAL

NEW COUNCIL LEADER NAMED "I want to bring Lambeth together" - Jack Hopkins Cllr Jack Hopkins is the leader-elect of Lambeth council following his selection by the Labour group of councillors on Monday (Jan 28). He is expected to be confirmed as leader of the council at its next full meeting on February 13. Cllr … Continue reading NEW COUNCIL LEADER NAMED “I want to bring Lambeth together” – Jack Hopkins / LEWISHAM GIVEN £10,000 TO EXPLORE ADS BAN ON HIGH FAT, HIGH SUGAR AND SALTY FOODS / COMPANY FINED AFTER WASTE FLY-TIPPED IN RECREATION GROUND / FREEDOM PASS RENEWAL

PLANS FOR NEW-LOOK GRAPE AND GRAIN MADE PUBLIC 

Plans to refurbish and extend the 'Grape and Grain' pub at the top of Anerley Hill have been submitted to Bromley council - with lots of support for the planned roof terrace. Local campaigner Francis Bernstein says: "Following their public engagement meeting about the proposal last year, my concerns from their last application have been … Continue reading PLANS FOR NEW-LOOK GRAPE AND GRAIN MADE PUBLIC 

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

CHRISTMAS: FREE PARKING IN CROYDON COUNCIL CAR PARKS / LAMBETH: EMERGENCY FOOD GUIDE / OTHER COUNCIL SERVICES

An early present from Croydon council will make it easier for residents to prepare for and enjoy the festive season. Pay and display charges in council-run car parks and on-street bays will be relaxed on specific days around Christmas and New Year. These spaces will be free of all parking enforcement on Christmas Eve, Christmas … Continue reading CHRISTMAS: FREE PARKING IN CROYDON COUNCIL CAR PARKS / LAMBETH: EMERGENCY FOOD GUIDE / OTHER COUNCIL SERVICES

£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

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