Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bromley Council Tax increase set at just over 1%

Bromley Tories set their new council tax for 2013/14 at this week’s council meeting.  Overall council tax for Bromley residents will rise by 1.16% after the GLA precept is taken into     account.   The Bromley part of the tax increases by … Continue reading

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Bromley Council Tax increase to be set tonight

Bromley Tories will set their new council tax for 2013/14 at tonight’s council meeting starting at 7 pm in Bromley Civic Centre.   The expected increase in the Bromley tax is 1.87%.  The GLA element will reduce slightly leaving an overall … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson’s police figures for Bromley called into doubt. Claimed increase becomes decrease.

Following the recent revelation that Boris Johnson’s policing figures were not actual figures but had been ‘adjusted’, local Labour Assembly Member Len Duvall has called into question the accuracy of the information given to residents on the number of police … Continue reading

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New Penge Library, closure of Anerley Library, future of Anerley Town Hall – update

We have been asked a number of questions recently regarding the future of the Penge and Anerley Libraries and the former Penge Urban District Council Town Hall in Anerley Road – usually referred to now as Anerley Town Hall. The … Continue reading

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Extension to New Beckenham Station Car Park Deferred

The planning application by the London Borough of Bromley to extend the New Beckenham Station Car Park by 66 spaces was deferred last night at a meeting of the Plans1 sub committee.  Peter Fookes argued that residents concerns re appropriate … Continue reading

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New Beckenham Station Car Park Extension Update

The proposal from the majority group on Bromley Council to extend the station car park by 66 car parking spaces will be heard at a meeting of the Plans 1 sub committee on Thursday 21st February at Bromley Civic Centre … Continue reading

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Penge Citizens Advice Bureau packed out on last day before council enforced closure

There were more than 12 people waiting to be seen at the Penge CAB centre in Snowdown Close this morning when I visited on the centre’s final day of operation.   There were also around 9 advisers, assessors and other support … Continue reading

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