Monthly Archives: January 2013

Join us on march to save Lewisham Hospital, vital for a comprehensive local NHS Service, today, Lewisham Station, meet at 12 oclock

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Save Lewisham Hospital and Beckenham Beacon Services

There will be another march tomorrow, Saturday 26th January as there was on the last Saturday in November.  It will assemble at the Lewisham Roundabout by the Station at noon before heading off towards Mountsfield Park for a rally.  For more … Continue reading

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CAB Motion Lost at Full Council Meeting

Our motion to save the Citizen’s Advice Bureau in Snowdown Close was voted down by the Conservative group at the Full Council Meeting on Monday night. The Lib Dems abstained on the matter.  The saving proposed amounts to £41,000 in 2013/14 … Continue reading

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Police Meeting on Monday Night at the Civic Centre

There is a public meeting on Monday night at 8-00pm at the Great Hall in Bromley Civic Centre to talk about the future of policing in the borough after the announcement from the government that the Met Police have to make … Continue reading

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Gas Leak Update

Officers inform us that the gas leak in Parish Lane near the Green Lane and Thesiger Rd junction which happened on Tuesday evening has been dealt with and the road is being re-instated today and should be completed by tomorrow.

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Penge Lane/Green Lane junction diversions after gas leak found

From our contacts at the council, yesterday evening:   We have a gas leak in Penge (junction Parish Lane and Green Lane).   This will mean a road closure and diversion and might last a couple of days. Will keep you informed.

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Beckenham and Penge CAB to Close

There is a Full Council meeting on Monday night at 7-00pm at the Civic Centre in Bromley where we are moving a motion to try and save the purpose built Beckenham and Penge Citizens Advice Bureau office in Snowdown Close.   … Continue reading

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Kent House Tavern License Reviewed

The Kent House Tavern on the corner of Kent House Rd and Thesiger Rd has closed temporarily after the license was reviewed on Monday.  It will re-open on Monday week with a new licensee after local residents and the police … Continue reading

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Why is Penge High Street being dug up again?

After the prolonged replacement of the gas mains in the High Street some 12 months ago, it is frustrating to find a further stretch of road being dug up now, outside Central Parade, near the traffic lights.     We … Continue reading

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Help given to homeless and the poor by local police and churches

During the freezing snap in mid-December, officers from the Penge and Cator Safer Neighbourhood Team undertook patrols in the Penge area to locate and assist homeless people. As the temperatures dropped to -3 in Penge, three homeless men were found … Continue reading

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