Monthly Archives: April 2012

Boats return to Crystal Palace Park

Hasn’t it been good to see families enjoying boats on the lake at Crystal Palace Parkagain.  We have been campaigning for so many years for this sort of activity to return to the Park.  It’s a shame the weather hasn’t … Continue reading

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Yeoman House Planning Consent

Planning consent was given on Thursday evening for the change of use of the fourth floor of this building in Croydon Rd, Penge into an office/occupational health centre.  The facility will be used by the Community Learning Disability Team who … Continue reading

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Proposal to use Cranbrook Court in Thesiger Road for temporary homeless accommodation

A Planning Application has been submitted for Cranbrook Court, the former sheltered housing scheme in Thesiger Road, to be used for accommodation for homeless people.   There has been a lot of understandable concern expressed by neighbouring residents. We do understand … Continue reading

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Birkbeck Station update

Having reported Penge & Cator travellers’ complaints about the cleanliness of the area around the bridge by Birkbeck Station, we can report that Bromley Council have agreed to give the area a thorough clean.   The Council has also asked Network … Continue reading

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Wendie Roche honoured by Mayor of Bromley

Wendie Roche, the Chair of  Penge Partners and the leading light behind the annual Penge Festival, was honoured by the Mayor of Bromley last week.   She received the Mayor’s award for Voluntary Service.   Penge Partners is a local group that supports … Continue reading

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Latest update on Studio refurbishment

Many Penge & Cator residents still have fond memories of the Arts centre that Bromley used to run at the Studio by Beckenham Spa.   We are frequently asked for updates on progress towards it re-opening.  (See previous posts for background.)   … Continue reading

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Should Boris Johnson election leaflet have been delivered with Bromley Council information?

Several of our local residents had contacted us to complain about Bromley Council appearing to endorse a candidate in the London Mayoral elections.  They were suspicious of how an information leaflet from Bromley Council came to be delivered to individual households … Continue reading

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