Welcome to the Penge & Cator Councillors’ Blog

Kathy, Kevin and Peter

Kathy, Kevin and Peter

Thank you for visiting our web site. Following the elections of May 2014, your local councillors for the Penge & Cator Ward on Bromley Council are Kathy Bance MBE, Peter Fookes and Kevin Brooks. We are proud that you have again chosen Labour Councillors to represent you.

We hope this blog will help keep you in touch with local events and the decisions of your local council.   Please use the comment sections.  We cannot promise to reply to each one individually but we will read them regularly and try to update news.   We want to read your views and opinions because by letting us know what you think is important, you will be helping to make sure that we are speaking up and campaigning on the right issues.

We hope you will find our site helpful.  We will try to update the content regularly and thanks again for calling by.

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13 Storey Development Refused in Bromley

A planning inspector has upheld a decision by Bromley Council to refuse a 13 storey development at the site of the former Bromley Conservative Club (pictured below) in Elmfield Rd due to the impact on neighbouring residents on the Palace Estate. The proposal comprised of two floors of commercial space with 69 flats on the remaining levels. A previous scheme for 16 floors was also rejected.

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March For Europe @ Pall Mall

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A Message From Chris Hafford

You will all have heard about the tragic incident this afternoon in Westminster and many of you will have seen or heard the press statements given.

Although most of us in Bromley will not be directly affected by the incident, we welcome any support you can give us in dealing with this incident, in particular if you know of anyone who has any information about the incident to contact the police at the number below – 0800 789321
I have included below the text of the original press statement by Commander Harrington although since this we have heard there are a number of fatalities, including a police officer. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have lost their lives or been injured in this incident, including their families.

Locally we have increased our patrols at transport hubs and other crowded places and we have also sent officers into central London to assist in the immediate vicinity of the incident. You will see more police officers on patrol in the next days as we seek to keep Londoners safe.

Regards

Chris

Chris HAFFORD

Chief Superintendent

Borough Commander – Bromley Police

Metphone: 729951 Direct phone: 0208 284 9951

E-mail: Christopher.Hafford@met.police.uk

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Westminster Major Incident

Our thoughts and condolences are with all those affected by the terrorist attack today:

Politicians, police, emergency services, and the families of those killed and injured.

 

 

 

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Coffee Morning On Saturday

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St Patrick’s Day Event @ Melvin Hall

This event tonight in aid of Penge Festival is now sold out. Thank you to all those people who have bought tickets.

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Beckenham Society Meeting On Tuesday

This event will be held at the Beckenham Public Halls in Bromley Rd at 8pm.FM Conway, the contractors will be giving a presentation on the High St improvement works that have recently started. A contribution of £2 is requested to cover the costs of hiring the hall. For more information, please go to http://www.beckenhamsociety.com

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