Monthly Archives: June 2012

London Youth Games Finals Weekend

The London Youth Games event  involving all 32 London boroughs culminates this weekend with plenty of activity going on at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre.  Bromley has traditionally done very well in these games.   For more information, go to … Continue reading

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Revised Glades Application for Restaurants Refused

A revised planning application for five restaurants at the rear of the Glades Shopping Centre in Bromley was refused at a meeting of the Development Control Committee on Thursday evening by 10 votes to 7.  A previous scheme had been … Continue reading

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Full Council Meeting Update

It was good to see the public gallery full to capacity on Monday evening for two petitions that were being presented to the meeting.  We supported staff in their attempts to stop Bromley Tories from pulling out of national terms … Continue reading

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Full Council Meeting on Monday NIght

There will be a full council meeting on Monday evening (June 25th)  at the earlier time of 7-00pm. Items on the agenda include security at Bethlem Hospital, the decision of Bromley Tories to pull out of national conditions of service … Continue reading

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Cranbrook Court development granted permission

Planning consent was given on Thursday evening for the proposal to use this site as a hostel for homeless families.   We have explained in previous blogs why we were unable to completely oppose this applicaiton.   We did argue that there … Continue reading

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More detail on police deployment in Bromley

When we published the figures showing how the number of police officers in Bromley had fallen over the previous year to 479.2 from 505.3 (see blog of May 25th), we were asked how many of those were fulfilling back office … Continue reading

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Good and bad news for local parks

Kathy Bance represents us at Friends of Penge Parks meetings.  This week’s meeting had some disappointing news for Penge Rec.   The bid for money for the “Beach” sandpit, which was very popular last year, was not successful so will probably … Continue reading

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