Monthly Archives: August 2011

Extension for Penge’s “Beach”

As the sand pit is being well used, and as we may (possibly) experience better weather in the next few days, the Parks Department has agreed to leave the sand pit in the Rec until next Tuesday, when the schools will … Continue reading

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A Market for Maple Road – This Saturday

We have been aware for some time that the council was negotiating with a group of market stall holders who want to trade from Maple Road.   We did not want to publicise this until the details were confirmed.   However, half … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday message from local Police

Sgt Rob Goodwin, from the Penge and Cator Safer Neighbourhood Team reports: On Monday 8th August 2011 following two nights of serious disturbances in North and South London, Bromley police patched together several Safer Neighbourhood Teams to patrol the Penge … Continue reading

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Weekend events in Penge Rec – Penge Beach!

A sand pit is being installed in Penge Rec over the weekend. This will be the first time the Rec has had a sand pit and it should prove popular with parents and young children. The Friends of Penge Parks are … Continue reading

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Should the Maple Road gates be left open?

Bromley council are asking for local opinion on the proposal to permanently open theMaple Roadgates unless there is a market operating.   They did start work on opening the gates last month but following local protests are now seeking a wide … Continue reading

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Paddling Pool in Alexandra Rec

We’ve been having trouble with the paddling pool in Alexandra rec.   At the start of the season, the council found the pool was leaking.  We worked together with the Friends of Alexandra and Cator Parks to persuade the council that … Continue reading

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Olympic pin badges

Each London Borough was offered the chance to choose a design for its own Olympic pin badge. Following some nifty on line work by Penge residents, the symbol chosen for the Bromley badge was the Crystal Palace Transmitter. I was … Continue reading

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