Monthly Archives: November 2011

Councillors win CCTV to Penge East

 The lack of success in finding the killer of Samuel Guidera, who was murdered near Penge East Station in February this year, has been hampered by the lack of CCTV pictures. Although there are two cameras on the north side … Continue reading

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Cannabis success for local police

  As a result of intelligence received from the local business community , as well as proactive work by your Safer Neighbourhood Team , we have today just uncovered a substantial “cannabis factory” inMaple Road. With a crop of approx … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace Park community stakeholder group

From Bromley Council: Dear All, On the 19th October 2011, Bromley Council’s Executive Committee agreed to establish the Crystal Palace Park Management Board to examine future governance options for the park to ensure it is enjoyed for generations to come. … Continue reading

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Bromley Council Tax consultation meeting

The next, and final, meeting in the “Tough Choices” series will be the one for this end of the borough.  It’s at Citygate Church in Rectory Road, Beckenham, on Monday 28 November from 7.30 – 9.00 pm.   Thanks to government policy, the … Continue reading

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Tree Felling in Mosslea Road

Residents in Mosslea, Montrave and Phoenix Roads will have seen the council’s notices regarding the proposed tree felling. We have questioned officers on the necessity for this action. However, we were told that: “We are intending to remove eight Alder … Continue reading

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Local schools to lose School Crossing Patrols

Earlier this year, the Tories made a budget decision to withdraw all funding for the school crossing patrols (“lollipop”)  to make an annual saving of £233,000.   The decision is due to come into effect next April.  One alternative the Tories … Continue reading

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Church wins appeal for Green Lane and takes potential Library site

Disappointing news for residents in Cottingham Road today.   A letter from the Planning Inspectorate today has confirmed that the Inspector has allowed New Congregation of Cherubim’s appeal against the council’s refusal of their application to run a church in the upper floors of the old … Continue reading

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New High Street shop

The latest addition to Penge’s improving High Street offer is a proper wet fish shop.  It’s next to Tudor Park estate agents on the south end of the High Street.   It’s also next to the long established Fish and Chip … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day and St John’s Church

The Remembrance Day service at the town cenotaph was well attended on Sunday.  Wreaths were laid by local organisations and individuals.   John Getgood laid the Borough wreath, Kathy Bance the wreath from our MP, Jim Dowd.    Peter Fookes attended the … Continue reading

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Latest meeting with Local Police

Every two months, a group of local residents meet with our Penge & Cator Safer Neighbourhood Team.  It’s known as the Safer Neighbourhood panel and Kathy Bance sits on it for your local councillors.   Here is her report of this … Continue reading

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