Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bromley Council leave fly tipping at old Police Station for over a week

We reported the fly tipping at the old police station over a week ago.   I got very excited when I saw the council’s response team drive through the High Street last Thursday but they ignored the rubbish there. This is … Continue reading

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Spot the difference – £30,000 of improvements to Empire Square

Empire Square has recently benefitted from a £30,000 refurbishment, paid for by the Mayor of London.  It is difficult to see where all this money has been spent.   £30,000 clearly does not go far.   The canopy has been repainted (though … Continue reading

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Hopefully the technical difficulties with our “Poitical Stuff” page have now been resolved.

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Creating a Fairer Society

Comment on this week’s politcal developments on our “Political Stuff” page.

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Government Minister criticises Bromley’s record on helping homeless people

We are grateful to the Copers Cope Residents Association for drawing our attention to this article from the May edition of “Inside Housing”.   As well as raising important issues, it also provides further background to the plans to convert Cranbrook House in Thesiger Road to temporary accommodation for the homeless. Grant … Continue reading

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Latest Bromley Police figures confirm drop in numbers.

The latest statistics from the Met confirm that the number of police available in Bromley has dropped over the last year. The Mayor of London’s monthly report shows that in April 2011 Bromley had 505.3 police officers while at April 2012 … Continue reading

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… so the Queen leaned across and asked, “Do you prefer to be called Winstone or Winnie?”

That was the opening line from Her Majesty when Winnie Farquharson who runs SE20 Cycles in Maple Road joined the top table for lunch with the Queen after her visit to Bromley on Tuesday May 15th.   The lunch was held … Continue reading

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